At the heart of the Renaissance was the city of Florence with its bold, classical palaces. Renaissance princes were masters of the use of art and architecture to express wealth and power, and they were great patrons of the arts. Without them, there would have been no Renaissance. This is particularly true of the mighty Medici family.
Celebrate the Italy that can only be experienced by venturing off the beaten path. Visit lovely hilltop villages that remain undiscovered by tourists, and a national Italian archive of home movies, the combination of which vividly encapsulates the essence of Italy. Overall, My Private Italy visits memorable Italian locations that reveal the country’s rich history,…Watch Now >>
Explore the ancient cities of Erzurum, Sumela, and Trabzon. Whether built within the cities themselves, or standing majestically upon a steep, mountainside precipice, the wonderful architecture that is found in this region has grown more striking in their subtleties over time.Watch Now >>