Spend a romantic Valentine’s stay in Chianti, Italy.
When, in about mid-July to the end of August, the Paradise of Rome feels like the lower circles of the Inferno, Romans traditionally either leave town for coastal locations, or – if sequestered in the city – turn to dining under the stars for a meal and a breath of fresh air in these tranquil luxury restaurants.
World class Italian luxury goods firm Bottega Veneta has come out with an elegant, extravagant set of alligator luggage for the private jet set. Designed to make the journey itself a pleasure regardless of the final destination, the luxurious collection consists of six matching pieces harking back to the days when aristocrats required a full […]
by Vanessa Alfano Although in love with Positano, we did make it further down the coast to Amalfi and Ravello. The drive between Positano and Amalfi is only about 45 minutes, and incredibly scenic. As a driver you may at times be white knuckled (the roads are narrow and the drops down over the cliffs […]
by Vanessa Alfano This is a phrase we have all heard, but one that I decided to try and take literally. Aside from being a typical tourist, I wanted to experience Rome as the Romans do. Fortunately, I had friend, Marco, who lives in Rome, and made sure I got to experience first hand how […]