Today, on the first day of spring, Florence got its snow. Tuscany is not a region of Italy where snow falls very often, so the flurry of white flakes has […]
My favorite season to enjoy the North Park Dryden Historic District, which boasts several blocks of California bungalows and Spanish colonial revival homes, is Halloween.
After a long stay with family in the United States, I’ve recently been back in Bologna, and I’ve been getting to know Vine and recording some of my favorite moments and favorite times of day in this showy city.
My mom sometimes worries – as many moms do – that she hasn’t been the best mom. But “best” in this case, as in every case, is just relative. Who […]
In the case of the weekly Wordpress photo challenge “Life Imitates Art,” I’m abstaining from profundity of any kind and delving into this photo challenge quite literally, utilizing the immensity of my library of travel photography as a significant asset. I mean, doesn’t everybody love taking silly statue photos?
There are two types of people in the world: those that love Venice, and those that really don’t. But despite all of its flaws, the architecture, ambiance, and sheer novelty of Venice are undeniable.
This photo is perhaps the most “illustrious” of my “instants” so far. The photo isn’t meant to demonstrate fabulous composition, color, movement, etc. The photo taking is normal, but the […]
It was almost exactly one year ago today that this moment was captured, on one of those blissful Sunday afternoons with friends and nothing else on your mind to distract […]
The view from the Rialto bridge in Venice is – in a word – indescribable. Yes, you are submerged in tourists. But if you can just face forward and take […]
Living far, far away from home isn’t always easy. But this sunset view of St. Peter’s Basilica just off of the Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta in Rome has a way […]
I guess it is pretty much a given that living far away from home is never easy. And living in a different country is equally challenging. So at my three-year […]
Most of my friends and family thought I was crazy when I told them I was going to Stockholm for Christmas and New Years. Generally speaking, they are correct. I […]
Do you ever find yourself on vacation, overwhelmed by the beauty that you’ve walked into, and in a momentary moment of emotional clarity, wonder what you ever did to […]
This is my summer of re-love. I have returned to the United States for a mere two months, as I have done each summer since I relocated to Bologna, Italy […]
I live in Bologna, Italy, a mere five and a half hour drive from Basel, Switzerland, which hosts one of the most important annual modern and contemporary art shows in […]