David Henderson is a Brisbane artist based in Venice and Australia.
"To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion...
the Piazza Navona opens up to a fair of toys, sweets, and other presents among the beautiful Bernini fountains.
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT ITALY?
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT ITALY? Spring, Summer, Autumn (Fall) or Winter?
I just have to show you this video of one of my favourite Italian comedian, actor and performer - Gigi Proietti!
I travelled to Rome, Amalfi Coast, Tuscany, Venice and Sicily on my recent visit to Italy in September and October.
Travelling Through Italy from Top to Bottom with Two Children by Kym Piero
During my visit to Italy, I spent 4 days in beautiful Taormina.
Sicily North West,
Sicily South East,
Sicily South West,
Italy is a blast from the past and this I feel, is the real reason why people love to come here.
I always seem to write articles about food when down here on the gulf of Napoli at Pozzuoli.
Umbria Jazz Festival is without doubt one of the main musical events in Italy and is renowned internationally for high quality performances and unique location.
During the January freeze in Arcidosso, Tuscany, my brother Oscar and I kept asking members of his beloved host family, whether it would snow the next day.
Catching trains in Italy I always find stressful. One can never relax.
As I work and travel around Italy every year, I have visited many of the major museums in Italy.
In this series of blogs, Passion For Italy are showcasing some of our favourite villas all over Italy.
Chianti Wine Region,
Montepulciano Wine Region,
Beautiful Apartments in Montepulciano
In this series of blogs, Passion For Italy are showcasing some of our favourite villas, apartments and hotels all over Italy.
A charming two bedroom villa in an enchanting island of Salina on the Aeolian islands, Sicily.
In this series of blogs we will highlight some of our favourite day trip destinations in Tuscany - the Chianti Wine Region.
Chianti Wine Region,
We spent Christmas in the Maremma area of Tuscany with the most wonderful people.
Happy New Year to all reading this, to our past clients and to all the people that are going to come into our lives in 2013 from the Passion for Italy Team.
The Feast of the Epiphany is a Catholic feast day which celebrates the journey of the three wise men to pay homage to baby Jesus in the stable.
Whilst I love the summer energy and beach-life of Positano by day, I have a particularly soft spot for this beautiful town at night.
Getting around Venice using the public transport Ferries can prove to be quite expensive for a family and difficult to work out.
Passion for Italy has a policy of visiting and checking out our accommodation personally before we send our clients there.
Ravello on the Amalfi coast is one of my favourite places in Italy if not the most favourite!
Island of Capri,
Life in Italy is very different to my home country Australia.
I have been in Paris for a week with my children.
It is terrible to not have the time to blog.
Chianti Wine Region
It is a shocking thing when one has a small business that one has to be a captain of all things.
It is very difficult when you are the only foreigner in a village and you do not know many people and those that you do know you can’t understand their dialect…!!
Sometimes when my clients are describing to me the places they want to go to see, I say to them. “Why do you want to go to this place”. They often say "Our friends said it was great"!!
A villa right in the very center of Milan quiet but rich in art and
This is an amazing design hotel with the latest in interior trends. In an great
This hotel is located in the heart of Milan, in the famous Chic fashion district
This Boutique Relais in a beautiful villa on the shores of the lake Como Italy
This charming hotel is located in the town of Como on Lake Como, Italy in
Spacious one and two bedroom apartments equipped with all comforts. Great location perfect for those who wish to discover the magic of Lake Como in a relaxed environment.
Lovely two bedroom apartment on Lake Como near centre of Bellagio - relax with a marvelous view over the lake.
Set right on lake Como Italy in a calm and sunny position in Mezzegra on the western side of the lake.
Two bedroom apartment sleeps four pax on the ground floor in a residential area 15 minutes walk from Bellagio on Lake Como.
Six Star villa - Judged the "Best Villa in Europe" by a panel from Boutique hotels in London.
Lake Como large eight bedroom villa with two swimming pools: one indoor and one outdoor,
This very large villa sleeping 20 pax, with lake view is located on the western shores of Lake Como and is owned by a local aristocratic family since the XIX century.
Lake Como large four bedroom historical villa, is located on the western shores of Lake Como and is owned by a local aristocratic family since the XIX century.
Lake Como four bedroom Villa is located in a historical village on Lake Como western shores.
Beautiful three bedroom apartment sleeps six pax on the first floor of a lovely duplex located in a quiet area about 15 minutes walk from Bellagio on Lake Como.
This luxury five star hotel on the bay of Rapallo, Liguria, with spectacular views to the east and the headland of Portofino to the west.
Stylishly renovated and housed in a nineteenth century villa this very special hotel sits right on one of the Italian Riviera's most spectacular bays at Paraggi around the corner from Portofino.
With so much of beautiful Italy to explore and so many luxury hand-selected places for you to stay, there is no time to waste!