Discover the Historic Charm of Castelvecchio in Tuscany

Tuscany is full of great cities, which are home to wonderful art, theatre, food and fashion. For centuries Tuscany has been an epicentre of culture. On my recent travels, I came across some amazing small villages. These places are replete with stories and awesome views and host some of the most fabulous sights I have […]

Castelvecchio Photo by Aaron Crossley

Win a Luxury Foodie Stay with our #BuonAppetito Photo Contest!

Buon appetito! It’s a familiar refrain heard across family dining tables across Italy every day, as well as in all Baglioni properties in Italy, London and (soon) The Maldives. This year Baglioni Hotels is showcasing the best of Italian cuisine with some innovative takes on traditional Italian classics. Food has always been important to us […]

food Photo by Bagliomi Hotels

La Vogalonga Regatta – A Special Venice Event

In May 2015, my visit to Venice just happened to coincide with an annual local event, La Vogalonga Regatta. This serendipitous coincidence turned out to be a highlight of my time in La Serenissima especially since I could root for a friend… When I learned that I would be able to witness La Vogalonga I […]

Vogalonga - Photo by Victoria De Maio

A Special Winery Experience in Tuscany

Of course, when in Tuscany one must set aside time to journey out to the Tuscan countryside and explore some of their world-famous wineries.  There is nothing better than immersing oneself in one of the elements that Tuscany prides itself on, wine!  Back during my days of getting married in Tuscany I led our family […]


Readers Share #UnforgettableDay Ideas for London

Baglioni Hotels recently held a Facebook contest asking readers and followers to share their Unforgettable Day ideas on social media.  The results included over two hundred inspiring and creative proposals. This is the 3rd in a  series of posts  in which we are sharing some of the most interesting ideas sourced from the comments received on […]

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Spring 2017 Women’s Fashion Trends in Florence

 I have recently been watching the runway shows for autumn/winter in Europe. With a few exceptions, I found them to be a little excessive to appeal to a wide audience. So it was a relief to visit Florence last week to see the gorgeous and wearable spring fashion styles in the shop windows. My first […]

Handbags Florence 2017 Photo by Debra Kolkka

It’s About Time in Italy ~ The Baglioni Chronicles

We are delighted once again to welcome Stanley Moss, travel editor of the New Zealand-based fashion magazine Lucire. Stanley shares with Italian Talks readers some of the experiences and impressions gathered throughout his recent grand tour of Italy. Florence Easter weekend and the train to Santa Maria Novella rumbles into town at 9pm after a […]

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My Discovery of Pisa – So Much More than a Bell Tower

Pisa. This city is more than just the home of the famous leaning bell tower. Pisa is a historical hub designed for anyone with an appreciation for world heritage in serene surroundings, with great food and friendly faces aplenty. As you stroll through the city arches you’ll discover stunning churches, palaces, cafes and libraries, all […]

Pisa photo by Aaron Crossley

Skiing In Sauze d’Oulx, Susa Valley

It’s Winter and the snow is here! One of the best places to go skiing in the Piedmont area of Italy is called the Via Lattea (Milky Way) ski field. It covers very large area and offers around 400 km (250 miles) of ski runs for all levels. It has entrances at five different villages […]

Sportinia Photo by Lisa Watson
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