Imperia Statue | Konstanz, Lake Constance, Germany

Grk Wine Grape on Korcula

A Guide to Greek Olives & Olive Oil

King Decebalus (Video)

Best Restaurants: Venice, Italy

A selection of our favorite restaurants in Venice

Understanding a Spanish Delicacy: Jamon Iberico

The Story of St Mark’s Mosaics (Video)

Eastern Influences on St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Italy (Video)

In this episode of our Insights series, Jennifer Raezer, Approach Guides founder, explores the eastern influences that shaped the art and architecture of St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Italy, highlighting the church’s domes, floorplan, and mosaics, which were influenced by Venice’s interaction with the Byzantine (Constantinople/Istanbul) and Fatimid (Cairo) empires.

Off the Beaten Path in Sicily: Palermo’s Qanats