You never need an excuse to visit Venice, but here’s one anyway: Tintoretto’s 500th birthday!
The Biennale may be dominated by the giddying whirlwind of modern art, but it’s the great artists and architects of the past who lay on the magnificent and unchanging backdrop, year after year, without ever boring anyone.
And there is none greater than Jacopo Tintoretto, that most Venetian of Renaissance artists. Something of a local hero, he’s left over 700 works spread across the city – it’s..
THE SICILIAN PASTRY TRAIL PART 1
Throw away your travel guide. All you need as a guide to Sicily is a sweet tooth!
If you seek out Sicily’s best pastries, you will automaticaly encounter all the most beautiful people, places, rich traditions and wonderful food and wine this island of the sun has to offer and in between mouthfuls of the crispiest and creamiest pastries in the world, you will bear witness to an exciting cultural renaissance.
Start in Palermo and head straight to the..