Considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, it stretches across 118 small islands in the marshy Venetian Lagoon along the Adriatic Sea in northeast Italy. This is one of those places everyone must have seen in pictures or movies, Venice is world known and famous for its canals, […]
Located on the east coast of the island of Sicily, at the foot of the active volcano Mount Etna. Baroque buildings and churches, volcanic rock beaches, markets and streets littered and marked by graffiti. First impressions of Catania and nearby areas are not very positive. On arrival, I witnessed an attempted bag snatching and the […]
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.
San Gimignano is a small walled medieval city in Tuscany, Italy, famous for its towers which may be seen from several kilometres outside the town, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Founded as a small village in the 3rd century BC by the Etruscans. In the Middle Ages and Renaissance era, it was a […]
A picturesque city medieval city in the region of Tuscany, Siena is located in the north of Italy south of Florence, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Siena was a proud, wealthy, and warlike independent state during the Middle Ages, until its defeat by Florence. It was a poor little city for a few hundred […]
Pisa is the capital city of the Province of Pisa in Tuscany Italy. Known worldwide for its leaning tower, it also has more than 20 other historic churches, palaces and various bridges across the River Arno. The city is also home of the University of Pisa, which has a history going back to the 12th […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Venice and its lagoon are a UNESCO World Heritage site used to be an independent republic and remain one of Italy‘s most important cities. This sanctuary on a lagoon is virtually the same as it was six hundred years ago. Venice, the world’s only pedestrian city, is easily walkable, and the absence of cars makes […]
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.
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.