Category : Carnival

Cities Under Siege

Venice is facing not one rising tide, but two: the first is the water eating away at the foundations of La Serenissima.…

Behind the Mask at Venice’s Carnevale

As Carnival celebrations begin around the world, our masked writer discovers the history of Italy’s most famous event. It’s February, and the streets of Venice are packed with masked men, plus a few flamboyant females adopting the elaborate papier mache disguises which announce the arrival of Carnevale.…