Category: Italy

Lake COMO’s Most beautiful gardens

Glamorous retreats from a bygone era The beauty of Lake Como’s shores has left few uninspired across the ages. Our aesthetics might change as decades pass by but there are things that humanity has considered beautiful centuries ago just as they do now. The green covered majesty of the Alps

VENICE … DOs and DON’Ts during the Carnival

The Venetian Carnival is definitely the city’s most famous celebration and the Venetian mask is for sure one the most recognised symbols in the entire world. Although a deeply Christian tradition, celebrated in numerous cities around the world just before Lent, the one in Venice surpasses any others in terms

FLORENCE … redefining art – rewriting history

So what happens when after a millennium of Dark Ages, plagues and constant invasions humanity craves to breathe again? … I guess there would be a need for a Rebirth. And if you add  into the equation the most powerful family in the world who just so happened to be

FLORENCE … a photo diary

Photo diary of Venice

Views of Grand Canal   Views in Piazza San Marco Unmistakably Venice      

DOs and DON’Ts in Venice

  Estimated reading time: aprox. 10 minutes (2000 characters)  Let’s be very blunt here! Tens of thousands of people flock to Venice every day packing the place up like out-of-control sardines crammed in a very narrow place. Add to that a 1000 years old city that was entirely built on

Please let it rain in Venice! – a photo diary

Rain brings magic every time  it falls… or at least that’s how we feel about it! There is something clean and fresh and a smell of new when the moist of rain fills the air. Granted, rainy weather is not something one usually hopes for during a vacation – and indeed