Day 4 in Italy: A Journey Down the Grand Canal

Nice write up of a family’s Venice adventure–organized such that the photos share the narrative. If this doesn’t make you want to wander the streets of Venice, nothing will!

Keeping Up With The Joneses


This morning, while the girls were sleeping,  I woke up early to write the blog and then went out into the little streets of our neighborhood in search of a cafe.   It was nice to see locals going to work and shop owners starting to open shop.  The tourists will descend later on in the morning, but not quite yet. Obviously, I realize that we are tourists, and there is nothing bad about tourists.  But we live in New York City where we are bombarded by 56 million tourists a year.  So when we go anywhere on vacation, we try to stay in uncrowded places.   Last year, we found the perfect apartment in Paris and I think we’ve been really lucky so far in Italy.  Venice is super crowded, but our little apartment is in a fairly un-touristy area, so we are happy.

IMG_8721 That balcony is off of one of…

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