Italy

Things to do in Italy :

  • Visit the island cemetery of Cimitero di San Michele and muse about the lives of the people buried there.
  • Tour the secret passages of the Doge’s Palace in Venice and get a glimpse inside the ancient politics and Venice’s role in the world of trading, finance and justice.
  • Take a tour of the Vatican with Context Tours – “tours for the intellectually curious” – and experience the art, architecture and history with an incredibly interesting and knowledgeable guide.

Hotels in Italy :

  • Not quite hotel/not quite hostel, the unique cool vibe of the Beehive has had me coming back over and over again.

Food in Italy :

Pictures of Italy :

Italy is a photographer’s delight. From cities that comfortably combine both the ancient and modern to stunning coast lines to beautiful piazzas. You can see it all and more in my photo gallery of Italy. Ciao Bella!!

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Secret Politics in Venice

May 1, 2012 7 Comments »

Doges Palace

Put the word “secret” in front of anything and you’ll get people’s attention. It congers up thoughts of voyeurism, hushed tones, sneaking around, mafia, politics, and religion. Putting the words “Doge’s Palace” behind it creates even more allure…that is if you know what the Doge’s Palace is. If you’ve set foot in Venice, then you’ve […]