Tag Archives: Italia

Out of Focus in Rome

While traveling, I like to look at the scenery and snap pictures. Aboard a bus one evening in Rome, while our bus was idling waiting for traffic to clear, I attempted to take a panoramic picture of Saint Peter’s Basilica.I … Continue reading

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Free Friday: Trevi Fountain, Rome

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One of the popular free attractions in Rome is the Trevi Fountain. Even during the off season, tourists flock to the fountain. It was a challenge to take pictures without anyone photo bombing.Fontana di Trevi is the largest Baroque fountain … Continue reading

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Colosseum, Rome

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The Colosseum (Colosseo) is one of Europe’s most recognizable landmarks. It was used as a venue to entertain the masses. Per our tour guide, the masses not only came to watch gladiators fight with fellow gladiators and ferocious animals, but … Continue reading

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Free Friday: Pantheon, Rome 🇮🇹

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The Pantheon is a must see in Rome. Built 2,000 years ago, its interior is well preserved and is the best example of ancient Rome’s splendor. Michelangelo modeled the dome of Saint Peter’s Basilica from that of the Pantheon.From the … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Frutti di Mare

I’ll have fried mixed seafood anytime. Especially when I’m on an island like Venice. You? 

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Snapshots: Florence, Italy

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I was excited to set foot in Florence in part due to the television series Medici: Masters of Florence. The series tells the story of the rise of the Medici family and their support for the Arts. The story began … Continue reading

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Snapshots: Venice in the Off Season

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One of the things I love about Venice is it’s a very walkable city.  Even though it was off season, there were many tourists. I expected a much lesser crowd.  It was February, after all. Winter time. However, there was … Continue reading

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