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Ballarò Market

Ballarò Market The Ballard Market is an outdoor market located in Palermo Sicily.  It is the oldest market in Palermo where venders sell primarily food.  Here’s a video to show you what it is like! JOIN US ON THE NEXT PAGE FOR THE VIDEO

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Tapestry Showing Changing Perspective in the Vatican Museum

Tapestry Showing Changing Perspective in the Vatican Museum There are many illusions inside the Vatican Museum, most particularly in the Gallery of Tapestries.  The Resurrection of Christ is an example of the fascinating technique of shifting perspective.  During this illusion, as you walk by the tapestry, Christ appears to make eye contact with you and […]

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Scoppio del Carro

Scoppio del Carro Scoppio del carro or explosion of the cart is an annual Easter tradition in Florence.  The cart is pulled by a pair of oxen through the streets to the front of the cathedral in Piazza del Duomo.  The cart is rigged with fireworks and is a spectacular show for the enormous crowd. […]

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Arezzo

Arezzo Arezzo (Italian pronunciation: [aˈrettso]) is a city and comune in Italy, capital of the province of the same name, located in Tuscany. Arezzo is about 80 kilometres (50 miles) southeast of Florence, at an elevation of 296 metres (971 ft) above sea level. Wikipedia Here is a short video I put together during a […]

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Mercato Centrale Firenze

Mercato Centrale Firenze The Mercato Centrale, or Mercato di San Lorenzo in Florence is located between via dell’Ariento, via Sant’Antonino, via Panicale and Piazza del Mercato Centrale.  Have a look at some of the typical products that are sold in this famous market in Florence JOIN US ON THE NEXT PAGE FOR THE VIDEO

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Climbing Brunelleschi’s Dome at the Duomo in Florence, Italy

Climbing Brunelleschi’s Dome at the Duomo in Florence, Italy Brunelleschi’s dome, covering the Cathedral of Florence, Italy, is the largest masonry dome ever built.  There are 463 steps to climb to the top with no elevators available.  Here is a video of what it is like to climb to the top. JOIN US ON THE […]

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The Heart of Italy – Toscana

The Heart of Italy – Toscana Here is a beautiful video of Tuscany.  Enjoy scenes from Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca and more! JOIN US ON THE NEXT PAGE FOR THE VIDEO

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San Miniato al Monte

San Miniato al Monte San Miniato al Monte (St. Minias on the Mountain) is a basilica in Florence, central Italy, standing atop one of the highest points in the city. It has been described as one of the finest Romanesque structures in Tuscany and one of the most scenic churches in Italy. There is an […]

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Tuscany by Vespa

Tuscany by Vespa Vespa  is an Italian brand of scooter manufactured by Piaggio. The name means wasp in Italian. The Vespa has evolved from a single model motor scooter manufactured in 1946 by Piaggio & Co. S.p.A. of Pontedera, Italy to a full line of scooters and one of seven companies today owned by Piaggio. From their inception, Vespa scooters have been known […]

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Sunset in Florence

Sunset in Florence Here is a short time-lapse of the sunset overlooking the city of Florence. It’s a magical time of day to see from Piazzale Michelangelo. JOIN US ON THE NEXT PAGE FOR THE VIDEO

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