Part 2 in our series of Escapist Cocktails, this time with recipes from Europe. If you could use a little escape right now, turn off the news and drink up.
Following a six-month renovation, the Hotel Savoy on Florence's bustling Piazza della Repubblica reopens, debuting designs by Pucci and Olga Polizzi.
The Hideaway Report's team of editors travels far and wide, uncovering the most distinctive hotels in the world. Here are their top 20 hideaway hotels.
A successful trip to Florence now requires a strategy. One solution is to stay 25 minutes away at the Belmond or Il Salviatino in Fiesole.
Mr. Harper revisits a favorite property in Rome, Hotel Eden, after its recent refurbishment and discovers three boutique hotels in Palm Beach.
Here, we take a closer look at five inspiring destinations worldwide with histories steeped in art and literature.
The art and innovation that flourished in Florence during the 15th century sparked the Italian Renaissance, and exploring it is a must.
Enjoy this travel guide to Florence with tips, recommendations and ideas for where to eat, stay and shop in this enticing Italian city.
One of Europe's classic city-country combinations can be found in the heart of Italy. Florence and Tuscany, celebrated in countless films and novels, remain as alluring as ever.
Our editor-in-chief points out a fantastic spot for gelato - and even recommends a favorite flavor! - in Italy's "citta bella."
A video of the hotel and restaurant we discovered in Florence, Italy as reviewed in the December 2014 issue of the Hideaway Report.
I read my list of restaurants to a Florentine friend, who paused and said, "Buono. But you have missed Cammillo Trattoria."
The 34-suite Portrait Firenze is located on the Arno River just steps away from the Ponte Vecchio. Owned by the Ferragamo family, it is a contemporary boutique hotel of distinction.
We're pleased to share a new negroni recipe that is perfect for the onset of fall from Belmond Villa San Michele.
I fell in love with Cape Town one spring when I rented a house in the residential district of Constantia. I never grew tired of the view of Table Mountain, and I don’t think I saw a cloud for a month. The Royal Portfolio, which contains some of my favorite South African hotels, now offers a spectacular penthouse apartment, “The One Above,” in the V&A Waterfront.
Grand Hotel Timeo, Hotel Caruso, Villa San Michele
Just four miles from the center of Florence and set amid 12 acres of formal gardens on a lane leading up to the exquisite hill town of Fiesole, Il Salviatino occupies an historic villa that enjoyed a heyday during the 16th and 17th centuries.
Four miles from the center of Florence, Il Salviatino is set among 12 acres of gardens on a winding lane that leads up to the leads up to the lovely hill town of Fiesole.
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Although Caravaggio spent much of his controversial career in Rome, his dramatic paintings influenced many important Florentine artists and collectors as well.