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 [...]
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 [...]
Does your idea of the perfect getaway involve discovering new cultures or perhaps deepening your appreciation of familiar ones through incredible food experiences? From exotic cooking classes to some of the finest restaurants both at home [...]
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 [...]
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.
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, [...]