10 glimpses of Italy in fish-eye photos

This is nothing more than a little bit of fun, and a few little glimpses into what I got up to in Italy recently. To take these fish-eye photos I used an Olloclip attached to an iPhone 4. They are far from the best examples of fish-eye photography in the world, but I really enjoyed taking them, as it’s often difficult to convey the size of Tuscan piazzas, with their tall towers, in a single frame.

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5 hotels from the movies I’d love to stay in

If there’s anything more glamorous than staying in a hotel that’s been used in the mooovies, well gee, I just can’t think of it. Aside from the hotel from In Bruges, which I’ve already talked about plenty, these are my dream digs that have been featured on the silver screen over the years. Hotel del Coronado, San Diego –  Some Like it Hot Supposedly in Miami but actually in San Diego, the Hotel del Coronado captured my imagination almost as much as Marilyn Monroe in Some Like It Hot. It fascinated me because it looked like a cross between the…

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