Rome: Palazzo Venezia

Bijna iedere toerist die Rome bezoekt, kent de Piazza Venezia, het grote plein voor het nogal pompeuze Altare della Patria, het monument voor Victor Emanuel II, de eerste koning van het verenigde Italië. De meeste mensen zullen ook het Palazzo Venezia kennen, dat ten westen van het plein staat. Ze…

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Rome: Palazzo Venezia

Almost every tourist visiting Rome will know the Piazza Venezia, the large square in front of the rather pompous Altare della Patria, the monument for Victor Emmanuel II, Italy’s first king. Most people will also know about the Palazzo Venezia to the west of the square, and about the balcony…

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Padova: Eremitani

I can only describe the church of the Eremitani in Padova as a pleasant surprise. We still had about an hour to go before we could visit the famous Cappella degli Scrovegni, so we decided to pop in here and have a look. Our expectations were quite low, as the…

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