Category: Europe

Travel Inspiration: Ravishing Italian Lakes

Travel Inspiration: Ravishing Italian Lakes

Land in Milan and be whisked off to a magical part of Italy (which is saying quite a lot given how fabulous all of Italy is). You are driven to your hotel on Lake Como. The villages that ring Italy’s great lakes have drawn composers, writers, royalty, and a famously ambitious hotel magnate like moths [...]
Travel Inspiration: Moorish to Modern Spain

Travel Inspiration: Moorish to Modern Spain

In Spain, experience life as it was meant to be lived. Catch contagious music on a Madrid street. Savor Gaudí’s outrageous flourishes on a walk through Barcelona. Stroll ancient gardens whose leaves drape around a Muslim princess’ summer palace. Tour the Prado (enough said). Add a dash of flamenco, plenty of spice, and a generous [...]
Travel Inspiration: Investigating Italy

Travel Inspiration: Investigating Italy

Ah Italy. If you've been mulling over the idea of revisiting the Boot, the time is now. Never been? Don't wait another minute. Italy, like her cuisine, is best savored—one day, one person, one meal, one museum at a time. This 11-day sample itinerary begins at the Piazza San Marco in the center of Venice—rightfully [...]