Welcome To “The White Lotus!” This stunningly beautiful hotel at night is actually the San Domenico Palace – and the entrance is gorgeous: The San Domenico Palace is in the hilltop town of Taormina Sicily, and it’s getting a lot… Read More ›
High Above Sicily In A Funicular! Heading To Taormina Via A Sky Ride!
Riding High Over Sicily! That’s a photo I grabbed of a Funicular going by me as my Funicular was heading high above the Ionian Sea off of the Sicilian coast…we are heading up to the town of Taormina for some… Read More ›
What’s The Most Beautiful Village Of Italy? It’s A 334-way Tie!
Welcome To Abbateggio – One Of Italy’s Most Beautiful Villages! Which village is the most beautiful in Italy? Well, by official count, it’s a 334-way tie for first! This photo of the village of Petrapertosa is a great example –… Read More ›
Here’s The Greek Theater In Taormina Sicily! Built In 301 AD! Home Of The “Bam Bar” Too!
Welcome To Taormina Sicily! It is one of the most picturesque towns in Sicily, and home to a classic Greek ruin too! Here’s a special panorama from the town square, with Alex doing a double shot! The town of Taormina… Read More ›
The Magical Beauty Of Venice Italy At Night! From Watery San Marco Square’s Live Music To The Smallest Streets!
The Beauty Of Nightfall In Venice! I have posted about how beautiful Venice is, but now I want to focus on a city that becomes even more magical as night falls, like it is doing here on the “bridge of… Read More ›
Have You Visited Sicily’s “Part-Time” Island? We Head To “Isola Bella” – An Island Twice A Day!
Welcome To Sicily’s “Part Time” Island! I found this gorgeous sunset shot of “Isola Bella” online, so bravo to the photographer who captured it…this “part time” island is located just below the classic Sicilian town of Taormina on the Ionian… Read More ›
Is Italy’s Murano Glass Industry Shattered? A Crisis Is Shutting Down This Classic Artform!
Fiery Works Of Art! This is a shot of a Murano Italy glass blower making a stallion out of molten glass….resulting in this: This timeless artistry is facing its worst crisis ever! As The Washington Post reports: “There has been… Read More ›
The Super Bloom! The Grand Canyon! Bondi Beach! My Travel Challenge Day #10 Circles The Globe!
Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge? Yes, that’s paradise, also known as Bondi Beach in Sydney Australia…to me, this shot inspires me to travel every time I see it… and the majesty of Bondi was a great way to jump… Read More ›
Exploring the Magical Beauty Of Venice! My “Travel Challenge” Day #5 Has Glass Blowing And The Bridge Of Sighs!
Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge – And A Gondola Traffic Jam? I shot this image in 2018, and it summed up so much of life in Venice Italy at that time. Why am I sharing now? As we suffer… Read More ›
Happy Anniversary Alex! Celebrating A Life Of Adventure With My Wife And Best Friend!
Happy Anniversary Alex! September 26th is my favorite day, because I get to say those words to my wife Alex…the best life partner I could have ever hoped for! It’s always fun to look back at some of our adventures… Read More ›