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Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Cosima Spender – Director of ‘Palio’

'Palio,' Cosima Spender, Tribeca Film Festival World Premiere, Siena, Italy, Tuscany

Blogcritics' interview with Director Cosima Spender, who has has created an amazing documentary of the iconic Palio of Siena, the oldest and one of the most crazy and exciting horse races in the world. Read More »

10 Uncommon, Must-Travel Destinations in Europe

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The sophisticated culture and rich history make Europe a prime location for an exciting getaway filled with lots to see and do. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Death in the Dolomites’ by David P. Wagner

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A workmanlike mystery with plenty of atmosphere. Read More »

Days of Sicily, Knights of Malta – Part 7: Ragusa and Noto

Chiesa di San Francesco all'Immacolata, Noto, Sicily

The great earthquake of 1693 left its mark on the people of Sicily, and on architecture and city planning as well. Read More »

Days of Sicily, Knights of Malta – Part 6: Siracusa

Moon over the water, Siracusa, Sicily

Greek and Roman amphitheaters, the Ear of Dionysius, layers upon layers of history – even a 1,500-year-old mikvah. Siracusa has more things to see than most any other place in Sicily. Read More »

Days of Sicily, Knights of Malta – Part 4: Cefalù and the Winding Road to Taormina

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Another day, another duomo? But what beautiful ceramics! Read More »

Days of Sicily, Knights of Malta – Part 3: Palermo

Cloister, St. John of the Hermits, Palermo

Churches, catacombs, hermits, and Inquisition graffiti in Sicily's biggest city. Read More »

Days of Sicily, Knights of Malta – Part 2: Erice

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A foggy visit to the ancient mountaintop town near Sicily's western coast. Read More »

Days of Sicily, Knights of Malta – Part 1

View from Villa Cefala

Travels in the north and west of Sicily: Segesta, Trapani, and a beautiful agriturismo. Read More »

TV Review: ‘NOVA’ – ‘Great Cathedral Mystery’

The recently discovered cuppolina, courtesy of National Geographic Television.

Anyone who has studied Renaissance art, visited the Duomo, or who dreams of visiting the city and its cathedral in future will enjoy this informative film. Read More »