Rich in art and architecture, a centre of medieval European trade and finance, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and once the capital of the Kingdom of Italy. Florence is so rich in art that some first-time visitors experience the Florence Syndrome, a phenomenon observed and described with more than 100 cases among tourists and […]
Florence (Italian: Firenze) is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy. The city is considered a cultural, artistic and architectural gem. Florence was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Politically, economically, and culturally it was the most important city in Europe for around 250 years; from some time before 1300 until the early 1500s.
Rich in art and architecture, a centre of medieval European trade and finance, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and once the capital of the Kingdom of Italy. Florence is so rich in art that some first-time visitors experience the Florence Syndrome, a phenomenon observed and described with more than 100 cases among tourists […]
A return to Florence Italy in September 2012, this is a short video of the best of Firenze. I’ve been here several times now, but still learning camera techniques, but each new video seems to get better all the time as my skills improve. I’m sure this won’t be the only video of Florence I […]
Francesca and Rudy big day I am so honoured to have been invited to attend the wedding of Francesca and Rudy in Florence Italy on September 8, 2012. For those that couldn’t make it, this is a short video that records that day. Watch the short trailer video of the wedding.
Francesca & Rudy Wedding 2012, a short trailer. A short fast video of the event as I tried out iMovie Trailers and got this result, which is rather impressive for the functionality that it has. It is sweet to see something so lovely and honoured to have been there for their big day.
Located near the Florence train station and an only 10-minute walk into the centre, Globus Hotel is basic and clean, ideally located for exploring this small pedestrian-friendly city. Cleanroom, free wifi, free continental breakfast, in-room mini/bar/fridge, air-conditioned rooms, and friendly staff. It serves its purpose and is excellent value for a short stay in Florence. There […]
Located in the very city centre of Florence, the four-star Hotel Brunelleschi is not only luxurious but also historic with its very own museum. “We’d be living in luxury. They’re giving me a room at the Brunelleschi.”End of The DaVinci Code A stone’s throw from the Uffizi Museum, Piazza della Signoria and close to some of […]
Travels in Firenze (Florence) Italy 2010. One of several videos I have of Florence, each time seeing it in a different way, but it still inspires, the classics and richness of art history here is remarkable. A renaissance town in every way with little alleys, cathedrals, squares, galleries. The Gates of Paradise is well worth […]