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Hotel Review: Relais Santa Croce in Florence

Hotel Review: Relais Santa Croce in Florence

  by Charlotte Jones

There could be no more luxurious hotel in Florence than the Relais Santa Croce, just off Piazza Santa Croce home to the largest Franciscan church in the world. Once known as the Ciofi-Jacometti Palace and constructed by the Pope’s [...]

Tags: Italy, City Break, Florence, Hotel, hotel review, jet-set, Relais Santa Croce
Hotel Review: Helvetia & Bristol in Florence

Hotel Review: Helvetia & Bristol in Florence

  by Charlotte Jones

Housed in a 19th century palace and filled with striking 17th century portraits, The Hotel Helvetia and Bristol in Florence enjoys a glorious position, just moments from the city’s Duomo, Uffizi Gallery and luxury shopping quarter, with [...]

Tags: Italy, City Break, Florence, Hotel Helvetia & Bristol, hotel review, jet-set, Royal Demeure
Restaurant Review: Winter Garden by Caino in Florence

Restaurant Review: Winter Garden by Caino in Florence

  by Charlotte Jones

Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, the city of both the Medici family and Machiavelli, represents the ultimate in grandeur and opulence. The St. Regis Florence hotel, which opened its doors to guests in 2011, is everything one [...]

Tags: Italy, chefs, Florence, Michele Griglio, restaurant, restuarant review, review, St. Regis Florence, Top Tables, Tuscany, Valeria Piccini, Winter Garden by Caino
Five Favourite Tales From Italy

Five Favourite Tales From Italy

  by Maria Nista

From Siena to Naples, five famous Italian writers present us with five brilliant books. Stories of murders, values of friendship, courage and love will make you discover the the true, modern Italian novel. 

Tags: Italy, At The End Of A Dull Day, Daybreak, Elena Ferrante, Fabio Volo, Five Favourite Tales From, Five Favourite Tales From Italy, Marina Fiorato, Massimo Carlotto, Maurizio De Giovanni, My Brilliant Friend, Naples, novels, Sicily, Siena, The Crocodile, The Daughter of Siena
Exploring Sicily's Aeolian Islands

Exploring Sicily's Aeolian Islands

  by The Glam team

Travel writer, Emma Whitehair, heads off to romantic Sicily to explore the famous Aeolian Islands and indulge in the local gastronomy.  With Sicilian Baroque bang en vogue this year I felt inspired to explore the Aeolian Islands, [...]

Tags: Italy, Aeolian Islands, jet-set, Panarea, Salina, Sicily, Signum Hotel, travel