Italy

The Gallery of Maps in the Musei Vaticani in the Vatican City

Gallery Of Maps in the Vatican City

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Today’s travel photo is of the Gallery of Maps inside the Vatican Museums in the Vatican City. This hall is one of my favourite parts of the Vatican Museums. It contains 40 detailed maps of the Italian regions and cities frescoed on the walls, as well as some other incredible frescoes covering the entire ceiling… Read More

Crowded Canal in Venice, Italy

Crowded Canal in Venice, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of a crowded canal in the busy San Marco area of Venice, Italy. San Marco is the area where you will find the largest crowds as it has a lot of the major tourist attractions of Venice, most notable of which is Piazza San Marco and St Mark’s Basilica. The large… Read More

Path to Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy

The Path to Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of the wide pathway leading up to Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy. Capitoline Hill is one of the Seven Hills of Rome and has a long and interesting history, dating back to ancient Rome. What now stands on the hill are some beautiful Medieval and Renaissance palaces that now combine as the… Read More

Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy

Tourists admire Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is an old one of Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s Square) in the heart of Venice, Italy. In this photo, a group of tourists is admiring the view to St Mark’s Cathedral and the enormous Campanile (clock tower) that towers over the piazza. I remember first stepping foot into St Mark’s Square… Read More

Rooftop view in Riomaggiore, Italy

Rooftop View in Riomaggiore, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is a rooftop view in Riomaggiore, Italy. Riomaggiore is one of the five little villages that make up the beautiful Cinque Terre on the Ligurian Coast of Italy, and was the forth that we visited. I took this photo after arriving by ferry and walking up the hill through the village. From… Read More

Country View in Chianti, Italy

Chianti Country View in Tuscany, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of a lovely view of the Chianti countryside in Tuscany, Italy. This is an old photo taken during our trip to Italy several years ago, but it’s nice to go back through those old photos that bring back some great memories. Chianti is a hilly part of Tuscany that is famous… Read More

Art for sale in Piazza Trinita dei Monti in Rome, Italy

Art for sale at Piazza Trinita dei Monti in Rome, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of some art for sale in Piazza Trinita dei Monti in Rome, Italy. This piazza is located at the top of the Spanish Steps and dominated by the Trinita dei Monti Church. I just loved walking around the cobblestone streets and piazzas of Rome… Read More

Harbour view in Riomaggiore, Italy

Harbour View in Riomaggiore, Italy

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We visited the village of Riomaggiore on our third day in the beautiful Cinque Terre in Italy. We caught the ferry from Monterosso al Mare and landed here near the little harbour. I think I could wander around Cinque Terre for weeks and never get bored… Read More

Temple of Saturn in the Roman Forum in Rome, Italy

Must see Rome: Ruins of the Ancient Empire

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Rome is a city that has always fascinated me. Starting as a meagre village, it grew to become the most important city in the world around 2000 years ago, sitting at the heart of one of the biggest empires to ever exist. From Rome, its rulers ruled an empire that covered much of Europe, the… Read More

Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy

24 Hours in Florence, Italy

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Florence is one of those must see cities for travellers. If you are heading to Italy, this famous art city should be on your itinerary. Capital of Tuscany and one of the most important art cities in the world, Florence is full of history from the middle ages and the Italian Renaissance, and there is… Read More

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