These cruises are on the water, but some of the best memories come from stopping on the land, write Louise Goldsbury and Anthony Dennis.
New hotels don't pop up often in Venice, so the arrival of Aman Canal Grande, which opened earlier this month, has caused a bit of a stir.
Confidence counts - don't make yourself a target when you're travelling.
You might consider a prepaid currency card to avoid the falling Aussie dollar.
In this freeze-frame of 10 motion picture-perfect cities, David Whitley reveals why Italy is a cinema - and holiday - paradise.
While art and crowds are a given for every Venice Biennale, there will be a new place of retreat this year at the Aman Canal Grande Venice in the northern Italian city.
Kate Farrelly tries her hand at the ancient - and deceptively tricky - art of Venetian rowing.
On an intriguing walking tour through Venice, Ute Junker crosses over to La Serenissima's darker side.
There is no other city quite like Venice. In summer, its alleyways sink under the weight of tourists. In winter, it sinks under the weight of water; either way, this canal city is a spectacle. No trip is complete without getting lost for hours in its meandering laneways, being serenaded by a gondolier, gawping at St Mark's Square, or slurping risotto di seppie by the Grand Canal.