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A New Four Star Boutique Hotel: ABode Hotels Open in Chester

ABode, the four star boutique hotel group member of Epoque Hotels opens its doors to Chester this Spring 2010 with a new site offering a selection of luxury rooms and suites along with choice of fine food venues, created by Michelin-starred chef, Michael Caines. The 85 room hotel, conveniently situated adjacent to Chester’s popular ‘Roodee’ racecourse offers a stylish and contemporary base for visitors to explore the city’s unique mix of Roman ruins, Gothic grandeur of Chester Cathedral as well as fabulous boutiques nested amongst The Rows, the historic two-tier shopping galleries.  Located...
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Archaeology Museum (Arkeoloji Müzesi), Istanbul

The Archaeology Museum of the 2010 European Capital of Culture is one of the most fascinating museums in the world and definitely worth a visit if you happen to be in Istanbul. One of the unique historical objects in this museum is the Alexander Sarcophagus. For years it has been thought that one of the sarcophagi showcased in this museum held the remains of Alexander the Great, the impressive leader who marched from Macedon conquering every land he and his army came across until he invaded India. The so called Alexander Sarcophagus is a late 4th century B.C. stone sarcophagus  decorated with...
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Introducing Club Epoque: Epoque Hotels New Loyalty Program

Bank your reservations in the best boutique hotels in the world Epoque Hotels announces its new Loyalty Program called Club Epoque. For every reservation made, Club Members earn money towards their next reservation. Every time you make a reservation on www.epoquehotels.com, Epoque Hotels will give you money back! Each time you check out of an Epoque Hotel, you will have another 6% of the total room price added to your bank. Once you accrue at least 50 USD, you’ll be able to start using your bank. You can make reservations using the banked money and apply it directly to the reservation. It’s...
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Classic Cars in Florence | Fiat Topolino

An out-of-the-ordinary display of classic Fiat Topolino cars in Piazza Santissima Annunziata in Florence on Sunday March 21st 2010.
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A Look into the Invisible | Magritte, De Chirico, Ernst, Balthus at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence

Is it possible to see the invisible? This was the attempt made by the surrealist artists of the early 20th century and of which a collection is showcased at the fascinating Palazzo Strozzi in Florence from February 26 to July 18 2010. Giorgio de Chirico is the protagonist of this exhibition, as it was the first artist to create images that do not represent reality, but interpret hidden meanings. the other artists that are featured in this exhibition have been influenced by this concept. The young artist de Chirico first became conscious of a new approach to seeing the world when visiting Florence...
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