Why should you visit Pistoia? Not just because it is my birthplace , of course! ( or maybe…. just for this ?) not only because it is crowned Italy’s capital of culture in 2017 but first of all for its geographic position in Italy in the second century BC it was chosen by the Romans as a … More Where is Pistoia? More than 10 reasons to visit this hidden gem in Tuscany , Italy’s capital of culture in 2017!
If your dream is to live a real Florentine experience & feeling like being part of the History, not just a visitor , this is exactly where you should stay. In an historical building , Palazzo Ciofi-Jacometti , old columns frame the palace dated midway through the 18th century, commissioned by the Papal treasurer Marquis … More Where to stay in Florence & feeling part of the History : Relais Santa Croce ~ Baglioni hotels ~
http://www.grandhotelsitea.it What does it make your visit in a new city an unforgettable & pleasent experience to be remembered forever ? In my opinion where you choose to stay is very important to determinate your first impression: the hotel or b&b or farmhouse ,becomes your home away from home for some nights & days so … More Where to stay in Turin with class: Grand Hotel Sitea ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Still remember one of the first Pistoiablues in 1983 : I was still a teenager & never seen before a concert in the Duomo square of my city ! The most impressive thing to me was the very different kind of people coming from everywhere in Italy & from abroad with long hair & long … More Pistoia: tomorrow starts 37th edition of PistoiaBlues Festival & it’s live music in town!
Are you travelling along Italy and are you going to stop in Firenze at Santa Maria Novella’s train station to change train and you have just one hour ? What a pity you have just such a short time to visit this beautiful city ,you are sad about it ,aren’t you? …😁😞☹️ I can … More What to see in Florence in just one hour!
Amazing views, great wines, beautiful plants & trees from Tuscany – from my Pistoia, called city of green , beacause of its greenhouses – provided by Moreno Menci who exports his plants since more than twenty years in Czech Republic www.vivaimenci.com , a traditional Tuscan architecture for the farmhouse that is a 4 star hotel where … More A small Tuscany in Czech Republic
Not just a modern & original 4 star hotel designed by an architect who loves modern art but the people….amazing!! so welcoming ,such a great stay by www.abitarthotel.com & its restaurant too. Art is the main ingredient in this place : everywhere you could see masterpieces & the atmophere is very relaxing , not too modern … More Where to stay in Rome?
I had the chance to visit this luxury b&b www.tornabuoniview.comabout an year ago when it was under renovation together with my friend Victoria de Maio – blogger & writer from US – http://www.postcardzfromvictoria.com and we loved it sooo much to decide to choose it as one of our location for our Tuscany tour , in September. The view … More A room with a view in Florence, wherever else?
Have a look to this old & noble private palace – Palazzo Caluri in the past – now offers rooms , suites & apartments for everyone who loves to live a special Tuscan experience in the city center of my birthplace, Pistoia. Love the name “locanda ” as it is what was been called … More Pistoia : a lovely old palace where to stay if you wish to visit my city
You know I love my birthplace , Pistoia, as I am writing about it since some years on my blog & posted many many photos on Instagram & Twitter of it. So now that has been just declared the Italy’s city of culture in 2017 I think you should follow my blog & have a … More Pistoia, in Tuscany, it’s a hidden gem to be discovered with ….me!
You know, Sardinia is my second home & I love it in a deep ,true , visceral way : as you love a good friend you don’t see very often & you miss so much. I love it not just for its natural stunning beauties ,not only for the sincere & fantastic people living there, … More Sardinia island :perfect for food lovers
Why should you visit Pistoia? Not just because it is my birthplace , of course! ( or maybe…. just fot this?😂😜) first of all for its location in Italy in the second century BC it was chosen by the Romans as a stretegical basis between North & South : the actual Duomo square became in … More Where is Pistoia? More than 10 reasons to visit this hidden gem in Tuscany
As you know Sardinia is my second home in summer time since more than 40 years but I hadn’t ever been in this special hotel before : just in the heart of Sardinia & surrounding by a gorgeous wild nature that fascinated me soooo much! Words can’t describe as beautiful it is & neither photos … More Su Gologone : a fantastic experience hotel with a unique charming atmosphere & a real Sardinian style!
Just behind the train station, in one of the most magic square of Florence , Piazza Santa Maria Novella, a 4 star hotel with a wonderful view on Florence ! Just have a look what I saw from the roof …. http://www.grandhotelminerva.com
Since I was child July was a very happy month for me : first of all because of my birthday on the 5th 🎉🎊🎁🎁🎁🎂🎂🎉than , on the 25th the patron’s celebration – Sant’ Jacopo -with Giostra dell Orso ( a kind of Palio in Siena : an horse race in the main square of … More Made in Pistoia : enjoy July with Pistoia Blues Festival!
What do You ask to an hotel? For me it has to be : in The city’s heart ,❤️❤️ close to The pulsant life but not noisy At night😛 Clean Historical building but renovated Big shower & bathrobe Not too soft bed not too soft pillow Many complimentary bath accessories Smiling & helpful people … More My Lisbon :a design hotel with a view
http://www.thequinhotel.com The Quin Hotel in New York means the Quintessence not the Queen… but , anyway, it is close to be a real queen in the huge choice of New York hotels. Stayed there for 4 nights last July for my birthday and I loved it: staregiacal position just few steps from Central Park and … More The Quin Hotel in New York, N.Y.
http://www.abbadiasangiorgio.com If you are looking for a relaxing and luxury place where to stay just some steps away from the seaside and in the city center of Moneglia , this is the best you can find. A warm welcome by the family who runs it will help you with many different suggestions about how to … More Abbadia San Giorgio ~ Moneglia ~ Charmy hotel Where to stay in Liguria
Villa Giorgia ~ Albergo in collina ~ Many years ago , when I was a child ,’Albergo ‘ is the way my grandfather used to call an hotel . Nowadays finding this exclusive 3 star Albergo on Pistoia’s hills it has been a great discovery as it offers a wonderful view on my town , … More Pistoia – Villa Giorgia , a charming hotel with a view
During My last visit in Paris I stayed by Hotel des Grandes hommes in front Of The Pantheon near The Sorbonne University and just close to The Luxemburg gardens . Loved its location first& its charming athmoshere : as you could see from The picts it is has a small but cosy reception ( it … More Paris: Hotel des Grands Hommes in front Of The Pantheon
A wonderful Hotel just few steps from EATALY , near the Piramidi and close to the train station Ostiense stop. Can’t miss the welcome by the beautiful manager director – Stefania Cianni – who could find for the best accomodation as you can see on the website here below! A particular charming hotel with art … More Rome: ABITART HOTEL , art& class
Every room has a different artistic mirror as This one … Guess Who is on This pic?? Me Of course!! More picts here ….www.abitarthotel.com
Can you see me saying… hellooooo??’
By Abitart Hotel in Rome you can feel as a new Audry by Vespa visiting the city!
An explosion of red and black and different shades of grey for another suite by http://www.abitarthotel.com in Rome
Not just for leisure but for meetings too, can offer a huge choice of different conference halls sizes , along with delicious coffee breaks with home made cakes, focaccia & any kind Of refreshments or light lunch, lunch & gala dinner. It is The perfect location for your wedding or for a relaxing stay with … More Grand Hotel Villa Cappugi ~ Pistoia~ 4 star hotel
Classical,deluxe and junior suites available by Grand Hotel Villa Cappugi for your unforgettable stay in Tuscany All of them have a balcony overlooking or on the swimming pool or on the olive trees. A perfect 4 star hotel for your stay in Tuscany with a very friendly staff who will welcomes you and makes you … More A room with a view
An elegant and modern room for your sweet dreams by Grand Hotel Villa Cappugi
The staff is always smiling and makes you feel at home
The hall and welcome by the smiling,helpfull staff always at your service
Whoever arrives at Moneglia and chooses to stay at the former Abbadia San Giorgio monastery is truly privileged since he can find atmospheres of great tranquillity and a place of history and ancient spirituality just as it was when Franciscan monks chose Moneglia as their home in the 15th century. The convent and the cloister … More Up to the stairs to the rooms
I love travel and I love to find out cosy hotels around the world. This is in Liguria ( MONEGLIA ) , a region just on the border with Tuscany, where I have been for business and I fell love with it at the first sight! And what about you?