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

Carnevale, Venice’s Opulent Masquerade Ball

Seductive and mysterious, Carnevale in Venice is guaranteed to weave a magical spell around those who arrive for the two-week celebration. As you wander among the extravagantly costumed and masked revelers on St. Mark’s Square under a majestic moon, a spirit of romance and daring will become your guide for the evening. Carnevale is an […]

Venice Carnevale Photo by Yeimi

A Noble Palazzo in the Heart of Florence

There is just so much to see and experience in Florence and, as is often the case, it’s easy to miss architectural gems. Spectacular edifices that were once elegant palazzi are government/financial institutions, museums, apartments, hotels, and the like. Although the exteriors may be somewhat unassuming, upon entering there is much more than meets the […]

apyoto by Victoria De Maio

Procida Island – Italy’s Undiscovered Gem

Just 30 minutes by hydrofoil from the Bay of Naples, tucked close to Ischia, the famous playground of southern Italy, lies the almost forgotten island of Procida.  Less than 4 sq. kilometers in size,  Procida tempts you with it’s colorful houses – like a box of salt water taffy candies. Then it entices you with […]

Procida feature photo pPhoto by Karen Henderson

Readers Share #UnforgettableDay Ideas for Venice

Baglioni Hotels’ recent Unforgettable Day Facebook contest  resulted in so many amazing proposals from our readers and followers on social media. This is the 2nd in a series of posts  in which we are sharing some of the most inspiring ideas sourced from the comments received on Facebook. We focus on Venice  and once again, […]


Impressions of Rome

I first visited Rome nearly 30 years ago but since then have been back far too little. So many places to see in the world, never enough time… So I recently returned to Rome, to re-discover its charm – and I wasn’t disappointed. Rome is a large city yet it feels intimate and it is […]

Rome Panorama Photo by Michael David

Show Baglioni Hotels What you Love about Christmas and Win a Luxury Stay

Just tag your holiday photos with #LoveXmas and #IlRegaloBaglioni for your chance to win This holiday season, show the world why you love Christmas and you could win a luxury holiday package at one of Baglioni Hotels’ fine properties around Italy or in London, UK. The Two Night Dream is a romantic package designed to […]


Milan Street Style: 6 Winter Trends in Women’s Fashion

Milan is internationally famous not only for being the world capital of pret-a-porter, but also for the style of the local women. I’ve made a list of the winter trends that focus on Milanese style and taste. So I set off to visit the most famous districts in the city from Navigli to Brera, and […]

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