My 2013 travel roundup

By | December 18th, 2013|Travel|

Not bad for an office bod.  Despite spending a large portion of my year sitting at a desk in a freezing cold west London office block, travel over the past 12 months has been good.  Very good in fact! At the risk of sounding a little like a Dbag, here's a few travel numbers I [...]

The Golden Gallery of the Palazzo Tobia Pallavicino

By | August 20th, 2013|Italy|

The Golden Gallery of Genoa, a room bathed in a sea of precious metal.  It has to be seen to be believed, seriously, its incredible!  A grand oblong room, centred around a giant mirrored table which reflects the expensive shine from the 24 carrot chairs, chandeliers, mirror frames, door handles, fittings and sculptures.  With some [...]

The Palazzo Rosso rooftop and its 360 views of Genoa

By | May 1st, 2013|360 Photographs, Italy, Photography|

The Palazzo Rosso sits nestled in the centre of the Via Garibaldi, a well know street within Genoa, famous for its many historically important palaces and galleries.  Hard to miss due to its distinctly coloured red exterior, the gallery was designed by the architech Pietro Antonio Corradi and constructed between 1671 and 1677. [mappress mapid="3"] I was [...]