Retreating to Venice to write – Pink Pangea’s travel writing retreat

Pink Pangea travel writing retreat Venice 2015

It started with an email. An 8-hour day in a conventional office can feel like an eternity and at 10am on one particularly dreary day I was surreptitiously feeding my guilty addiction, scrolling through a Twitter feed saturated with travel blogs, travel photography and travel inspiration. Amongst these was a recurring message – ‘sign up to our travel writing retreat in Venice’
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7 tips and tricks for a city break in Venice

How to get the most out of a city break in Venice

A few months ago I found myself staring at an email stating my wish to attend a travel writing retreat in Venice and finding little reason not to send it. Why not combine a passion of mine with an excuse for a city break in Venice? Little reason quickly became none at all and I pressed send. For this, I’ll be forever grateful as it gave me the opportunity to rediscover a much-loved jewel of a city that sits proudly in Italy’s majestic crown. Whilst my afternoons have been filled with intensive writing workshops, my mornings and evenings have been mine to fill with hours of contented exploration. On my last day in this world-famous city I have resolutely compiled a list of handy tips of how to make the most of your time in Venice, without falling into the classic tourist pit-holes of long-queues, holiday burn-out and weary feet.
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