There’s something unshakeable about 007’s bond with Venice. But even though he’s visited on no fewer than four separate occasions, are we any clearer about why he keeps returning? Fellow Venice-addict David Lowbridge-Ellis, our Editor-in-Chief, takes a seven stop tour through the lagoon (an inflatable gondola is helpful but not essential) to uncover why the Bond stories keep being drawn back to this most unreal of cities.
Bond purists might baulk but the best Martinis in the world are neither shaken nor stirred. Just ask the experts at Dukes Bar in London.