Currently Browsing: Featured Articles

Hotel VIURA – The First True Luxury Boutique Hotel Opens In Rioja

This summer visitors to the wine region of Rioja will be able to stay at a brand new four star Hotel Viura, a member of Epoque Hotels. Named after the most widely planted white grape variety in Rioja, Viura is a new-build, contemporary hotel with 26 guestrooms and seven suites, two bars and a restaurant. Hotel Viura is the fifth hotel in the MHM portfolio, which specialises in the development, launch and management of independent hotels.  The current portfolio comprises Villa Soro and Astoria7 in San Sebastian, Iturregi in Getaria (Guipúzcoa) and Palacio Guendulain in Pamplona.  Ongoing projects...
read more

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.
read more

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...
read more

Enterprise Hotel… a Green Hotel in Milan

Enterprise Hotel in Milan, a member of Epoque Hotels, is “eco-readapting” the structural components of the hotel by adjusting the illumination to the most modern technologies to the led or to low consumption, by foreseeing the diversified harvest for all the departments of the hotel, and by proceeding with periodic controls of the systems of filtration of the air and by featuring an ecological restaurant. This important choice has allowed Enterprise Hotel Milan to deal with activities and projects that have involved all the hotel departments and that are leading Enterprise Hotel toward...
read more

Bologna, Part II: a Contribution by a Travelogue Reader

In our previous post on Bologna we were not able to discuss the many important traits that make Bologna a truly great city to visit. Fortunately, one of our reader was kind enough to share his knowledge with us. Below you will find our translation. I’m a travel agent born and raised in Bologna. I now live near Parma, another wonderful city in the Emilia region, where I run a travel agency that deals with incoming tourism in our beautiful provinces of Emilia Romagna. Besides what it’s been written here in the travelogue about Bologna, my birthplace, I need to add that this town is not only the...
read more
Page 52 of 69« First...102030...5051525354...60...Last »