I love Sicily. It's such an incredibly beautiful place. Don't believe me? Check out the video below which was produced by a travel agency in the UK: https://vimeo.com/158621612 Sicily has an incredibly rich and interesting history. Pretty much every civilisation that passed through Europe made their mark on Sicily and you can see that in the ruins and other cultural … [Read more...] about La Bella Sicilia! [Video]
Sicilian group Agricantus' Amatevi is a wonderful track. I love their sound [youtube]http://youtu.be/sjgjL7psWbM[/youtube] … [Read more...] about Agricantus Amatevi
I'm not sure exactly when the site opened its doors, but Amazon Italia is now open for business. It may not carry the full range of products that the UK or US site carry, but it does carry a good selection of titles.Some of the features that I would use don't seem to be available at present, so there's no way, for example, to setup a wishlist.I guess these and other features … [Read more...] about Amazon Italia Now Live!
I'm in Rome this week for the RIPE meeting. I'll be involved in a session on abuse later during the week, so I'll be spending the next couple of days trying to get my head around what RIPE does! The venue is pretty central on Via Veneto (The Westin), while I opted to stay in a fairly simple hotel around the corner. Of course I didn't realise that the hotel is right beside … [Read more...] about RIPE 61 In Rome
I'm currently in Milan for a few days.I hadn't been here since I left in August 2003! Wandering around the city today brings back a lot of memories - some pleasant, others not so much.The area around the cathedral (duomo) is still popular with loud tourists and annoying street vendors. The beggars on the metro, however, seem to be more Italian than I remember. Esselunga, … [Read more...] about Returning to Milan