First and foremost, happy Travel Tuesday!
In order to make your Tuesday cheery and bright, I will share with you…
One of the most colorful cities in the world. An island in Italy called Burano.
I saw a photo of this tiny little island of joy a few months before I left for Europe. I didn’t know if it was real. When I was in Venice, I took a boat and went island hopping. Burano was one of my stops.
Not only is this island so colorful that it just feels happy – but the people here are also so happy and kind. They are very welcoming with tourists – they’re probably used to them roaming their streets every hour of every day.
Most of the homes don’t have closed doors and windows, but just a thin piece of fabric or curtain covering the openings.
What is there to do other than ooh and aah over the colorful houses?
Not only is Burano filled with beautiful homes and buildings of every color you can think of – it is also thee spot for lacemaking. Many of the shops that occupy the streets consist of lace and magical people making it.
There is a Main Street in Burano that holds lace shops, gift shops, jewelry, and FANTASTIC restaurants.
FOOD: I highly recommend “Trattoria da Romano” – it is a little pricey, but many of the locals recommend it and so does Anthony Bourdain. Heeeelllllo? It’s a must. The seafood is fresh, delicious, and it will have you thinking about it for weeks.
It is a small island, and you can probably walk the entire island and visit all of the shops in only a couple of hours….but it really is worth all of the hype.
Burano is a real place. And it’s jaw-dropping with its color and charm. It will surely make you want to stay.
For a long, long time.
Thanks for reading about my experiences within Burano, Italy. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask!
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Xoxoxoxo, Kim Charters • AS KIM TRAVELS •