Tag: Venice

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  • Venice presents plan to tackle climate change at C40 World Mayors Summit

    Venice presents plan to tackle climate change at C40 World Mayors Summit

    Venice has presented a plan calling for responsible tourism at this year’s C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen.

    October 12, 2019
  • The Accidental Traveler

    The Accidental Traveler

    I have never fancied travel. To those who know me this will sound like an ersatz dramatization. At best an overstatement. I have worked in twenty countries, visited more than forty. In some I have lived weeks or months, in others years. This does not happen without travel, in fact an enormous amount of travel. …

    August 6, 2018
  • ‘Khichdi’ makers recreate Venice in Vasai

    ‘Khichdi’ makers recreate Venice in Vasai

    The makers of “Khichdi” were disappointed at not making it to Venice for a shooting schedule, but were determined not to change the storyline. Producer JD Majethia says they have “recreated the magnificent city in Vasai” and hopes it will do justice to the scene. “Khichdi”, a cult comedy show during the early 2000s, is …

    April 3, 2018
  • A city unlike any other

    A city unlike any other

    After the breathtaking experience of Venice, I embarked on the last leg of my Italy visit. It was an incredible 15 days of non-stop travel to some of the ancient cities of the world — the epic architecture and seductive charms of the past brought me to my knees. History couldn’t have been so richly …

    February 18, 2018
  • Queen of the Adriatic

    Queen of the Adriatic

    It is an enigmatic city perched on a lagoon with a constant threat of flooding. Defiant residents have befriended the forces of the nature and have been living there for centuries. The intricate network of canals and bridges stand as a testimony to the masterly engineering and architecture on these water-locked islands of the Adriatic …

    December 9, 2017
  • Couldn’t be more proud: Richa Chadha tells Ali Fazal

    Couldn’t be more proud: Richa Chadha tells Ali Fazal

    Actress Richa Chadha chose the Instagram route to acknowledge in a way that she was in Venice to be with Ali Fazal, whom she is reportedly dating over a year. “Couldn’t be more proud! Ali Fazal! You held your own. Magnificent in the film and in a magnificent film,” Richa posted on the photo-sharing platform …

    September 5, 2017
  • Canal side culture

    Canal side culture

    I’m standing on the edge of the Grand Canal in Venice looking up at a glittering golden tower. This is not one of the city’s many bell towers catching the light, but a 20m- high artwork by James Lee Byars. Byars died in 1997, but this is a new version of a piece he created …

    May 23, 2017
  • India’s very own Venice

    India’s very own Venice

    A traditional houseboat made of cane and wood takes you into the world of peace where nature exhibits its best colors and forms. Cool breeze brushes your cheeks, shiny orange sun slides down to peep into your houseboat; coconut trees greet you when you row into the tranquil backwaters of Alleppey in Kerala–God’s own country. …

    November 17, 2016