CHASING THE BREATHTAKING AURORA IN SWEDEN

Even to the well travelled Swedes, a visit to the Swedish Lapland during the winter is an exotic adventure. Set amongst snowcapped mountains…

NOW OFF TO THE BEATEN PATH IN ITALIA

North of the magnificent bustling city of Rome and far south of the Amalfi Coast, lined with small towns precariously perched between mountains…

ITALIAN CHIC AT IL SERENO, ST. BARTHS

Il Sereno offers 30 rooms with private furnished terraces, including a 2,000 square ft. Penthouse suite, with an expansive private terrace and garden.

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Italy: Nun Assisi

Tucked away in the small town of Assisi lies the elegant boutique hotel known as Nun Assisi Relais & Spa Museum. This boutique hotel boasts only 18 rooms, each elegantly executed with historically-themed furniture, inspired by the restoration of the St. Catherine monastery, built in 1275 to house Benedictine nuns.

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Hotel Villa Cora

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.

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Hotel de Russie

“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.

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Hotel Lord Byron: Living Royally in Rome

Take a trip to Rome, where history meets elegance and style—especially when you’re staying at the Hotel Lord Byron.

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The Wonders of Rome, V.I.P. Style

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.

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Love in Imerovigli, Santorini’s Hidden Gem

Santorini is a splash of delight with its pearly white architecture adorned with bougainvillea, blue domed churches, and picturesque windmills overlook a sparkling sea. Photos of this Greek paradise attract couples from around the globe; as newlyweds, we were no exception.

The Divine and Dreamy St Andrews, Scotland

St Andrews, Scotland is best known for two things. Most notably, it’s recognized as the home of golf—the aptly named Old Course at St Andrews was the first place where golf was played, and it dates back to the early 1400s.