architecture

Genoa (Part 3- I Palazzi Rolli delle Strade Nuove)

Genoa (Part 3- I Palazzi Rolli delle Strade Nuove)

Strade Nuove, is a group of streets built by Genoese aristocracy in a time when the city was gaining economic and financial power from bankers and traders, that was reflected in urban expansion and the construction of wealthy private residences. They include Strada Nuova, Via Balbi and Via Cairoli,

Read More

Genoa (Part 2 - Caruggi and the Churches)

Genoa (Part 2 - Caruggi and the Churches)

The best way to discover the Historic District of Genoa is through their caruggi; a dense network of narrow streets, that leads into a small square with its church surrounded by other buildings. The streets and the exterior of palaces are simple, but the interiors are very rich with works of art, decorations and artifacts. They show the history of the city preserved in every detail. 

Read More

Zakynthos (part2)

Zakynthos (part2)

After visiting the northern part of the island, we turn south in Laganas Bay Area,  to see another attraction of the island, the Sea Turtle Caretta-Caretta. The Sea Turtle is an endangered species, because of the pollution and tourism. It is only recently, that for her protection, Laganas and the neighboring locations have been granted the status of “National Marine Park”...

Read More