Masterpiece in the Pinacoteca Brera

Milan’s Pinacoteca Brera is a first class gallery on par with Italy’s finest museums. The collection of Italian, mostly religious, art is spread out in 38 rooms and includes masterpieces by Andrea Mantegna, Piero Della Francesca, Raphael, and Caravaggio. But…

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Galleria Spada - Borromini's Perspective

House Museums of Rome: Art-Filled Oases Minus the Crowds

The house museums and palace galleries of Rome are among the city’s best-kept secrets.

Procida From Above

A view of pastel Procida from the mountain ridge above town.

Piazza del Popolo Snow

Snow in Rome – Roma Sotto La Neve

I’m not much of a winter person. That’s one reason I like Rome so much. It rarely snows here. The last time was in 2012 – six years ago. Despite that, I have always wanted to see Rome with a…