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Top five Monday

Our monthly recap of the previous month’s most read blog articles:

Family hotels in washington DC1. Family friendly hotels in Washington DC

Published June 23rd – Our top-5 of Washington hotels with facilities to welcome families with kids. Nintendo games, swimming pools, children under 12 eat free, babysitting and… read full article



Zurich, the largest city and financial capital of Switzerland, is known for its badis, open-air bathing areas, along the Lake Zurich and the Limmat River.


During summer, these Zurich badis, offering gorgeous views of the city skyline and water bodies, draw swimmers from all walks… read full article



Dreaming of a summer vacation in the wonderful Tuscan countryside and looking for a farm house in Tuscany? Check out the five best rated Florence farm houses on

1. La Sala, La Panca (Greve in Chianti)

Surrounded by 45 acres of parkland, La Sala farm… read full article



Looking for a kid-friendly hotel for your next family break in Washington, DC? Check out these five Washington hotels featuring services and amenities that will ensure you and your family a great stay in the US capital city.

1. Holiday Inn On the Hill



Planning a summer trip to Italy with your dog? Check out these five pet-friendly beaches, grab a leash and get ready to enjoy a fantastic beach holiday in Italy with Fido!

1. Dog Beach – San Vincenzo, Tuscany

Entirely dedicated to dogs and their owners… read full article



Everybody knows the famous classic dishes of Spanish cuisine, paella perhaps being the most well-know example. But there are an awful lot of others which many visitors perhaps never get to hear about and so miss out on sampling. Above all, the Spanish are seriously addicted to snacks, not only… read full article



Want to learn Italian and spend a fantastic summer holiday in Florence, Tuscany? Read Katie’s advice and choose your language school in Florence:

I have attended a couple of Italian language schools in Florence in my attempt to drink in this language. I… read full article



Take a look at May 2008 most popular articles on the Venere Travel Blog:

1. A weekend trip to Cinque Terre, Italy

An article by our Venere Travel blogger Emilie, with useful tips on how to reach Cinque Terre by train and what to pack when… read full article



Mumbai City, India, which is still called by its old name of Bombay by most of its 19 million residents, is the commercial and financial capital of India which is often compared to New York City.

Like New York City, Mumbai is a… read full article



Sometimes, as a budget traveller you can get sick of always squishing yourself into crowded, noisy, places with “culturally distinct” ideas about hygiene just to save a few bucks on food. So, for the beleaguered budgeter, here are 5 places to go in Madrid, Spain that… read full article



Looking for a spa hotel, a boutique hotel or a romantic hotel in Tallinn city center? check out these 5 Tallinn landmark hotels situated in the splendid historical Old Town:

1. Merchant’s House Hotel – Tallinn Old Town

Housed in two historic buildings dating… read full article



Ireland may not be known for its food, but maybe Dublin should be!

The city has become practically overrun with restaurants, so rather than waste time trying to separate the delicious from the duds, use this handy guide to the Top 5 restaurants for… read full article



Prague, Czech Republic is a city still getting comfortable with it’s role as one of Europe’s premier travel destinations.

Spared destruction in World War II, Prague’s historic center remains a must-visit hot spot for any traveler cavorting through Central Europe. Less than 20 years… read full article



Who has never dreamed of visiting famous filming locations and being a movie star for one day?

Today movies have a powerful influence on travel decisions and film tourism, also called “set-jetting”, is becoming an increasingly popular holiday option. Are you interested not only in visiting film locations… read full article



Check these five travel articles to make sure you haven’t missed any. They are the most popular posts on the Venere Travel Blog last month.

1. Charming Monastery Hotels

Splendid Provence hotels offering comfortable accommodation in historical landmark buildings. Housed in a a former church, abbey or monastery… read full article