The Archeological Museum located in Naples is a “must see” if you are planning to go to Pompeii....
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Today, we are leaving for Salerno. I am reposting this blog from our honeymoon a little over two years ago. Salerno is...
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Hello Dear Readers,
Well, I finally did it. A bucket list item that was on my list since I learned to read many years...
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The archeological site in Fiesole includes a Roman amphitheater, spa, temple and a museum.
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While visiting Fiesole some time ago, I ran across this sweet sculpture of the Madonna and Child located in a small courtyard between the...
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It’s amazing how you can discover so much about a place in such a short time!
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On October 19th the Gigante dell’ Appennino was made available for the public viewing after 3 years of restoration!
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Ostuni is located in the Puglia region of Italy in the Province of Brindisi.
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Just about everyone has heard of the Leaning Tower of Pisa!
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Pietrasanta is a tiny town located on the northern coast of Tuscany. It takes about one and a half hours to get there...
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Now on display at Palazzo Albergati in Bologna until March 27, there is an incredible Frida Kahlo exhibit.
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So many wonderful exhibits, so little time! This Salvador Dali exhibit, Il Sogno del Classico, has been extended at Pisa’s Palazzo Blu until...
The call to prayer woke me every morning before six. It was incredibly haunting and exotic. It seemed to go on for...
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I traveled to Tangier from a flight that originated in Bologna and connected in Madrid.
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In just a few short weeks, the Art History Course, Masterpieces and Monuments will start up again. It’s one of the things that make the winter months wonderful in Florence. Enjoying...
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The Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella, located on via della Scala, behind the church cloister, is a piece of heaven on earth.
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For the past few years there has been a light show on the face of the Santo Spirito church.
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The subject matter for the Renaissance paintings in Florence is relatively limited. It is of course almost entirely religious, with a few scenes...
This is definitely one of the hidden treasures in Venice. Located in a small private piazza close to Campo Manin, you will definitely...
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La Fenice is one of the most famous and renowned opera houses in Italy and is located in Venice not too far from San...
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Saint Mark’s Basilica is the most famous church in Venice.
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On October 18th, fifteen months after closing for reconstruction, the new rooms at the Uffizi, which contain the works of Botticelli, opened to the...
Ai Weiwei Libero is running at the Palazzo Strozzi until January 22, 2017. I suggest you drop everything you are doing and go...
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On November 4, 2016, we commemorated the 50th year since the flood in Florence destroyed many precious works of art, devastated this beautiful city...
The Cimitero Acattolico di Roma is also known as the Non-Catholic Cemetery or the Protestant Cemetery.
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