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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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...
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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...
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The Famous Shroud of Turin Goes on Display in April 2010

Where: Turin, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist When: April 10th –  May 23rd The Shroud of Turin (Sacra Sindone), which usually goes on display once every 25 years, is programmed to go on display again in April 2010, just 10 years after its last public viewing. It will be just the 6th time in the past hundred years that the sacred relic will be seen in public. It’s also the first time the devout, the curious and the incredulous will have the opportunity to see the Shroud since it underwent major restoration in 2002. The 4.4 × 1.1m rectangular linen cloth is believed by many to be the...
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6th Opera Dinner Edition at Duquesa de Cardona Boutique Hotel on 19th March

From last winter, Duquesa de Cardona, a historic  boutique hotel in the city centre in front of the harbour of Barcelona, organizes special monthly gastronomic dinners with the best of the companies: the Opera lyric life. The original structure of this restaurant helps to create a unique atmosphere and a special acoustic that are particularly suitable for this kind of event. In between courses, artists Mireia Dolç , Ulises Orduñez and Xavier Dolç , surprise the assistants by walking through the tables, descending the stairs and even looking for the collaboration of them just singing well-known...
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