Get to know the Milano Duomo, the most famous landmark in Milan.
In 1499, Tuscan artist Luca Signorelli signed a contract to paint two remaining sections of the Cappella Nuova (new chapel) of the Duomo in the Umbrian town of Orvieto. By 1502 (or 1504, depending on which documentation you read), he had completed his “End of the World” fresco cycle in what is now known as the…
A month-by-month, personal account of my first year living in Italy.
In the mornings after I’ve sent the kids off to school and tidied up the house I go down and have my morning cappuccino.
It’s the conundrum that many travelers to Venice face: how to be a tourist but avoid other tourists.
Veronese Green is named after Verona-born painter Paolo Caliari, also known as Veronese. I used the color to guide me on my travels in Venice.