Been goin’ kinda nutso on Instagram lately. I’d had the app on my iPhone for ages, but never really used it until recently because we’re upping our involvement with it at work. Now I’ve finally signed on, I’ve been subjecting whatever usable photos I have to Lo-Fi, Hefe, Valencia, and other filters while I get […]Read More Instagram filters
I still count Canova’s Cupid et Psyche in the Louvre as my all-time favorite sculpture, but Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne sculpture cuts a close second (if not a tie!). The way the light filters down so that the marble glows, and how you can walk around the elevated sculpture to peer at it from different angles, is so amazing.
(video via Rick Steves)Read More Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne
Because I’m pretty much a fool for Italy travel—particularly reading about all the ways I can enjoy it like a local—I’m super-excited to check out Katie Parla’s new National Geographic guidebook Walking Rome. It drops today and I’m planning to add it to the collection of books and apps I read on Italy, just as a form of escapism. […]Read More Walking Rome by Katie Parla