Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel Venice

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In the labyrinthine pathways close to the border between the areas of San Polo and Santa Croce, there isn’t any room to build new properties but the area is brimming with medieval palazzos behind shuttered windows. Palazzo Venart is one such building, a mere totter away from the vaporettos in front of the church of... Read more »

Hotel Corona D’Oro 1890

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Antipasto In preparing an appetiser to Bologna , the challenge is to be selective. This Italian city is a feast of experiences, known for its food, art and music. The eclectic mix of architectural heritage is one of the first things a visitor notices upon arrival into the historic centre, which has been inhabited –... Read more »

Nira Caledonia

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One of my many joys about my photography is the opportunity to work within new and different surroundings. I shoot on location mostly and I get an occasion to tell the world about a place I found truly unforgettable. Living in Scotland for the last year I have discovered a few “treasure” places. The style... Read more »

The Capital Hotel, Knightsbridge

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Life, they say, begins at forty. For The Capital Hotel, which celebrated its fortieth year in 2011, life is just getting better and better. This charming hotel continues to enjoy popularity among visitors to London due to the unbeatable location, the warmth and professionalism of the staff and the leadership of the Levin family, which... Read more »

Hotel Jagdhof

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I always enjoy flying into Innsbruck in the heart of the Tyrol, the descent is spectacular with the plane slowly descending into the valley, the mountains looming tall on both sides close enough to feel like you are just sitting in a cable car! Then there is the airport, fast and efficient, we were through... Read more »

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

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Clarice Starling: Did you do those drawings, Doctor? Hannibal Lecter: Ah. That is the Duomo seen from the Belvedere. You know Florence? Clarice Starling: All that detail just from memory? Hannibal Lecter: Memory, Agent Starling, is what I have instead of a view. My memory of Florence is as vivid now as it was when... Read more »

The Luna Hotel Baglioni, Venice

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At sunrise, adorned in bespoke atelier couture and soft pink Rupert Sanderson heels, I arrived by gondola to the doorstep of the Luna Hotel Baglioni Venice. Beautifully lit and filled with a hand-picked selection of artwork - oil paintings, antique furniture and refined crystal chandeliers - the noble Luna Hotel Baglioni glowed. The hotel is a historic... Read more »

Chobe Safari Lodge, Uganda

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Words such as tranquillity, serenity and luxury are thrown around way too much in the travel industry. However, when you are talking about a property built in the middle of the largest National Parks in Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park on the banks of river Nile, then you ought to throw these terms around as... Read more »