Hotel Lungarno | Riverside luxury with a view of the Ponte Vecchio
For over 50 years, the elegant Hotel Lungarno has been welcoming guests on the banks of the River Arno in the centre of Florence. As the flagship establishment of the exquisite Lungarno Collection of luxury hotels, charming apartments, villas, and world-class...
L8 Boutique Apartments – the perfect bolthole in the heart of Bologna
Are you a fountain of knowledge about weekends in Italy? Or more of a freshman when it comes to booking Italian breaks? Either way, you can't fail to fall in love with the university town of Bologna after a stay at L8 Boutique Apartments. Bologna is home to the oldest...
Review: LaFavia, boutique B&B in Milan
Finding a home away from home in a city is always an absolute pleasure - there are far too many big scale hotels lacking any charm or personality. To find somewhere in Milan that has both and a lot more besides is marvellous. Staying at LaFavia 4 Rooms invites you...
Autumn in Italy, a time of harvest and celebration
Autumn in Italy is a magical time of year avoiding the heat and crowds of the summer. It’s a time of celebration and festivals with wine, chocolate and truffles on the menu.
Beautiful holiday villa on the shores of Lake Como
Dama del Lago was built at the turn of the last century as a villa for the Italian aristocracy. This luxurious holiday property offers a modernised and exclusive accommodation, sleeping upto 14 people, on the shores of Lake Como, with private access to the lake for boat-mooring or bathing, all within a few miles of attractive town of Bellagio.
Traditional charm and modern luxury in southern Italy
Our featurted hotel of the month is Masseria Torre Maizz, a former Puglian watch tower and working farm converted into a luxury 5 star hotel. We love the combination of traditional character and modern luxury in such an idyllic setting surrounded by orchards and vineyards. In addition the hotel has its own golf course set amongst ancient olive trees and the stunning Coccaro Beach Club.
Where to stay for the perfect honeymoon in Sardinia
Sardinia is a very romantic island in the heart of the Mediterranean with many glorious sandy beaches, dramatic mountain scenery, delicious food and some superb wines, not to mention long, hot summers. It's the perfect setting for a fabulous honeymoon. Whether you're...
Su Gologone, a hidden gem nestled in the foothills of a land steeped in folklore
With good reason most visitors to the beautiful Mediterranean island of Sardinia flock to the coast, as the beaches are among the most beautiful in the world, but, if they don’t ever venture inland, they are really missing out. The scenery inland is breathtaking and in the foothills of the majestic mountains you’ll find one of the mist charming hotels I’ve ever stayed at. It is only rated as a four star hotel but if it is good enough for the likes of Madonna and Richard Gere, than it is good enough for me!
The uniquely beautiful Argentario Resort Golf & Spa, Southern Tuscany
A stunning 5-star resort, with an 18-hole golf course, wellness centre and gourmet restaurant, the Argentario Resort Golf and Spa, in Maremma, a beautiful but little known region of Southern Tuscany, enjoys mild winters and a hot summer sun softened by sea breezes....
The Best in Rome, from the tastiest gelato to the finest art
Rome is without doubt one of the most romantic cities in the world but where should you take your loved one if you want to share the very best Rome has to offer?
5 star luxury at Borgobianco Resort & Spa, Puglia
I arrived at Bari airport on a beautiful sunny day in February to be greeted by the driver from the Borgobianco Resort & Spa, a charming luxury hotel near Polignano a Mare in Puglia, southern Italy. Our writer travelled to Italy on a press trip and her...