Everything by Italy Chronicles founder, Alex Roe

Alex Roe, the founder of Italy Chronicles, lives and works in Milan, Italy. When not working on Italy Chronicles, Alex teaches English, translates, writes articles for other web sites and runs training courses. You can hire Alex to write for you.

See Majestic Venice from Above

Here's a visual delight for one's eyes - filmed from the air, it is a virtual panoramic tour of Venice in Italy and it shows this enchanting city in all its considerable glory. The tour, by non-commercial panoramic and 360° video and photography specialists, AirPano, is superb! Well, I think so … [Read more...]

My Stunning Murano Glass Detective Work

Sigma Murano Glass hooks by Simone Cenedese

I recently got an email from a reader who, while in Italy, had found an interesting Murano glass chandelier which she loved and wanted to purchase. She didn't buy the chandelier on the spot while in Venice because she wanted to check sizing. When the time came to buy the chandelier, … [Read more...]

Have You Visited Orvieto in Italy?

You may well want to visit Orvieto after seeing this interactive 3D aerial panorama by AirPano which, personally, I think is fabulous. As a result of seeing it, I think I'll pay a visit to Orvieto in 2015. As you will see, aside from Orvieto itself and its stunning cathedral, the surrounding … [Read more...]