The Last Puppet Maker of Venice

The Last Puppet Maker Of Venice

Like a modern Geppetto, Roberto Comin slowly and carefully chips away at blocks of pinewood to make unique creations in his workshop in Venice. Without a shop window and betrayed only by a discreet sticker affixed to an anonymous iron gate, L’isola di Pinocchio is not easy to find. I didn’t know about its existence until a good friend of mine asked …

My Favorite Venice Photo Locations

My Favorite Photo Locations in Venice

Who doesn’t love Venice? And who doesn’t love to photograph Venice? For someone who visits Venice for the first time, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the possibilities and risk missing some of the best locations. Over the years, I’ve ended up compiling a list of my favorite locations to which I return again and again to photograph them …

Climbing the Mountains of Europe Camera in Hand

With this post, I have the pleasure of introducing Bethany Lloyd, walk leader and photographer in the Alps, as a regular contributor to the Travel Stories section of the site. From now on, Beth will contribute one article every month about her adventures across the mountains of Italy, Austria, Spain, and others. Besides being an experienced walk leader and a …