Believe it or not, I am not usually a fan of documentaries. I tend to read non-fiction and watch fiction, so when I do sit on the couch in front of the TV, it’s usually for a drama, rom com, or hilarious sitcom. But, recently, I have jumped on the documentary train, and have discovered some pretty fascinating stuff.
Tim’s Vermeer is a film created by Penn and Teller (yes, the Penn and Teller), that follows the journey of multi-millionaire entrepreneur and inventor Tim Jenisonas he spends five years figuring out how the 17th century Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer created photo-realistic paintings before photography was invented… MORE
An article published this summer in The Telegraph reported on some tourists in Rome who kicked up a stink when they were charged 42 Euros for two ice creams and a bottle of water in a cafe. Thinking that they were being scammed, they even went so far as to get the police involved.
Here’s the problem: the prices were clearly marked on the menu that they failed to read.
How is it possible that ice cream and water can actually cost that much, you ask? Because they sat down at a table rather than taking them to-go.
I learned very quickly while living in Italy that… MORE
To celebrate WHERE Edmonton Magazine's 20th anniversary (one of the mags I am the editor of), we created a special publication called eat&drink that celebrates the incredible dining scene in the city.
Despite living in Italy, I have never really learned, or understood, how to taste wine. So, taking advantage of this foodie publication, I did some research to (finally) figure out why we swirl, sniff, and sip!
On The Anthrotorian you will find posts about travel adventures, art both new and old, the beautiful and unique elements of culture, the most intriguing parts of history, and fleeting memories captured in photographs.