Monthly Archives: October 2014

IN TUSCANY: Lucca Comics & Games

Each October, the charming Tuscan town of Lucca hosts Lucca Comics and Games, an international festival of comic book, animation cinema, illustration and gaming. 2014 marks the 48th year of this unique event in Tuscany. What began as a small event … Continue reading

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Rome by Night: Famed cinematographer sets his lights on Imperial Fora

Rome’s Imperial Fora is set to be illuminated in a new project designed by renown Italian cinematographer Vittorio Storaro. Famed for his work on films including “Reds”, “The Last Emperor”, “Dick Tracy” and a bevy of other hits, he is possibly … Continue reading

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Italian Wine: what’s in a name?

What’s in a name? That which we call a rosé, by any other name would taste as sweet. Italian wines may be very easy to drink. They might not however be so easy to understand. Italy has a complex naming … Continue reading

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Visiting Venice: The Grand Canal

  The Grand Canal – or Canale Grande in Italian – is the main waterway that snakes a whole 3.8km through the historical centre of Venice. A boat ride along the Grand Canal gives you the most fabulous perspective on … Continue reading

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