Nestled in the verdant Tuscan countryside, on the rolling hills bordering the historical center of Florence, A magical marriage of style and history, this 19th-century aristocratic residence was built in the late 1860s by German financier, Baron Oppenheim, and subsequently turned into a luxury hotel.
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life,” Pablo Picasso said. In February 1917, he visited Rome with his friend, the poet Jean Cocteau, while planning the staging of a ballet. They stayed at the Hotel de Russie, and, legend has it, leaned out of the windows of their adjoining rooms to pick oranges.
Take a trip to Rome, where history meets elegance and style—especially when you’re staying at the Hotel Lord Byron.
City Wonders offers dozens of exclusive tours, including day trips from Rome to Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius, Tuscany, and Capri. There are food tours, tours for families, and themed tours (i.e. the Official Angels and Demons Tour). And should you wish to have an even more exclusive experience, most of their offerings in Rome can be seen through a private tour.
When I first thought of traveling with my mom (Judy Seligson), the genre of a mother daughter trip seemed rather limited and uninspired. Fortunately, neither my mom nor I are spa aficionados, nor can we imagine going on a cruise. We both eat gluten-filled food whenever possible, we love cities, and bodies of clear salt water.
By:Rory Winston Rising from the sandy beaches that hang like a wreath along the…
A favorite amongst Roman emperors, the rich and famous, artists, and writers, the picturesque island of Capri continues to be one of the Mediterranean’s most loved destinations.
Fashion designers, jetsetters and aficionados of stunning nature are flocking to the Aeolian Islands, a volcanic archipelago located off the coast of northern Sicily.