Breakfast Elegance in Venice

Breakfast at the Luna Hotel Baglioni in Venice is definitely an unforgettable event. Although I anticipated something special as I walked down the glamorous corridor adorned in rich marble and Murano chandeliers, I wasn’t quite prepared as I approached this magnificent room. The Marco Polo Salone is the most elegant breakfast room I have ever […]

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How to Spend a Perfect Day in Monteverde, Rome

Rome. It’s home to some of world’s most famous history, jaw-dropping architecture, and delicious food. It is a bucket list destination for many, and a dream come true for those who are lucky enough to experience the splendor. I recently had the good fortune of spending a month in the residential neighborhood Monteverde Vecchio – […]

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48 Hours in Torino

Centuries ago a mystic seer of the Celtic tribe called the Taurini addressed his assembled minions on the left bank of the Po River. “I predict that here you will found a city,” he began, “which after only 2400 years will rise to global prominence. Your numbers will grow to millions, your citizens will promenade […]

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Celebrate the Festive Season in Italy

Choose your hotel destination and spend an unforgettable Christmas or New Year’s Eve with an Italian touch at a Baglioni Hotel. The most beautiful Italian cities are waiting for you: Milan, Venice, Florence and Rome.  The choice is entirely yours… Perhaps you fancy experiencing the magic of Christmas in  Italy’s capital of fashion at the Carlton Hotel […]

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Flag Throwers in Vicenza

You never quite know what you’ll find happening in the city of Vicenza. Take, for example, a commemoration honoring the 500th anniversary of Magellan’s voyage around the world. Why in Vicenza? Magellan didn’t make it home from the 2-year cruise, struck down in a hail of spears on a remote Phillippine island, after turning his […]

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Discovering the Villa Giusti in Verona

Behind an unpretentious 16th century building, in a narrow Veronese alleyway, is a small treasure: the garden of the Villa Giusti, one of the oldest examples of an Italian garden. The large portico facing the road surprises us with an incredible view of the cypress-lined path, transformed into a theatrical stage by the large entrance […]

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Shopping in Milan: My Top 5 Fashion Boutiques

Milan’s Quadrilatero della Moda is known worldwide for its large stores, trendy shopping streets and beautiful markets, where you can find designer clothing and top-quality tailoring. Let’s begin our fashion tour in the historic centre of Milan, in the hub of the city’s fashion boutiques and luxury shops, jewellers and designer showrooms. The sides of […]

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A real English Afternoon Tea… with added Italian flair!

It was 1935 when Jack Buchanan sang… “Every nation in creation has its favourite drink France is famous for its wine, it’s beer in Germany Turkey has its coffee and they serve it blacker than ink Russians go for vodka and England loves its tea Oh, the factories may be roaring With a boom-a-lacka, zoom-a-lacka, […]

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