In this episode we take a look at the benefits of traveling to Italy in the off season as I visit two of Andrea Palladio’s great masterpieces. Traveling around Vicenza in the Veneto, North Italy, by myself, armed with a consumer video camera I visited Teatro Olimpico and La Rontonda also known as Villa Capra.
To see some more professional shots of Teatro Olimpico, check out this video of the great Cecilia Bartoli performing there.
In this episode we hang out in the Veneto and get a cooking lesson at the Villa Prosdocimi.
Inspired by an online Italian lesson from learnitalianpod.com about Midnight Spaghetti, I talked my friend Mike 3rd into walking us through the process of making this dish step by step. (video also features some fancy green screen special effects!)
A visit to Cittadella, an often overlooked gem of the Veneto. The medieval fortress town is a great day trip and features, Beautiful architecture, great restaurants and bars including my favorite Trattoria Alla Navetrattoria alla nave
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Lunch: 12.00 – 14.00 Dinner: 19.00 – 22.00
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To celebrate Easter this week, and the day after Easter, I want to share a short video recalling an amazing day in North Italy celebrating Pasquetta with friends in Pozzoleone, in the Province of Vicenza. This was one of my early Italian travel diary videos that ultimately gave me the idea to start Ronan’s Italy show.
A big thanks to Lucio Bisutto, the owner of primary entertainer at the restaurant Giorgione in Venice Italy for letting me use his music in this video, Mike 3rd of Prosdocimi Recording who invited me to the great party and my friends in the Veneto for the great hospitality.
Today we are returning to Andrea Palladio’s masterpiece “La Rotonda (or Villa Capra). We did external shots in several months ago and today we are returning to shoot some B-Roll today. I am more in love with the building every time I see it.
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Ronan’s Italy Show is a labor of love, pet project. My day job is being a Record Producer / Mixer (info about that side of my life here) I make the Italy show on my rare days off and late night after the recording session are over. Camera work is usually handled by…MORE ABOUT RONAN »