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A journey through the beauties of craftsmanship, architecture, culture, hospitality, costume and design in Lazio

Il Palazzetto: the culinary delights of a fine stay in Rome

Il Palazzetto: the culinary delights of a fine stay in Rome

Over two thousand years ago in the same place where today stands the Palazzetto, at the top of the Trinita dei Monti steps, they organized the aristocratic Lucullus’s lavish banquets. The hotel, built in 1500, was for many years the residence of a noble Roman family who chose it as ideal retreat. Fascinated by its…

The splendor of imperial Rome relives at Residenza Napoleone III

The splendor of imperial Rome relives at Residenza Napoleone III

An elegant arcade of Doric columns welcomes guests at the entrance of the Palazzo Ruspoli in Rome in the famous Via Condotti, before climbing a flight of marble steps and find yourself in front of the ancient busts of Roman emperors and other finds. We are at Residenza Napoleone III, near Piazza di Spagna. The…

Palazzo Manfredi, a terrace overlooking the core of Rome

Palazzo Manfredi, a terrace overlooking the core of Rome

Hotel Palazzo Manfredi is a unique place to stay for diving in the ancient history of Rome. Looking through its windows and from the roof terrace is enough to realize it: an exciting glance will have you embrace the Colosseum, the Imperial Forum and the Domus Aurea. Where today stands Palazzo Manfredi, four barracks for…

Laura Tonatto, the Italian “nose” that has won over the Queen of England

Laura Tonatto, the Italian “nose” that has won over the Queen of England

In Piazza di Pietra 41, in Rome, there is a gallery where you can find perfumes never put on the market, inspired by some of the greatest masterpieces of the various human arts: from Caravaggio's "The Lute Player"  to "the Magic Flute" by Mozart, from  Botticelli's "Spring"  to "the Leopard” by Luchino Visconti. This gallery…

The song of water in the Eternal City

The song of water in the Eternal City

One of the most evocative itineraries for anyone visiting Rome, winds through fountains and spouts. From the most famous, such as the Trevi Fountain, the Barcaccia or Four Rivers, to the many drinking fountains with curved beak, known to the Romans as "big noses" and adorned with mosaics, numbers, and memorial writings, they compose a…

Hotel Splendide Royal, a shining star in the sky of Rome

Hotel Splendide Royal, a shining star in the sky of Rome

Six stars for the Splendide Royal in Rome, five for the majesty and the upper class of this luxury hotel a few steps from Via Veneto plus the Michelin one, awarded to its Mirabelle restaurant, a charming gourmet terrace. In the lobby of this hotel, which is part of the “Small Luxury Hotels of the…

The life and works of two great stars of the Italian cinema, Sordi and De Sica, on display in Rome

The life and works of two great stars of the Italian cinema, Sordi and De Sica, on display in Rome

A life as exciting as a novel, this is what unites the two artists who have transmitted the Italian spirit and congeniality in the world, along with Rome’s charm and grandeur. Starting these days, two exhibitions in Rome pay homage to Alberto Sordi and Vittorio De Sica. "Alberto Sordi and his Rome" tells about the…

The imperial splendor of Colosseum shines in the core of Rome

The imperial splendor of Colosseum shines in the core of Rome

Legends, stories of emperors, rituals, prestigious awards and romantic tales revolve around the great symbol of the capital of Italy, and of Italy itself throughout the world. We are in the core of Rome, in front of the most famous amphitheater originally known as the Flavian Amphitheater because it was built by Emperor Vespasian in…

Bocache & Salvucci’s designer footwear

Bocache & Salvucci’s designer footwear

The ars sutoria is a very old one: its roots were traced back to the ancient Rome. And in Rome, still today the secret is closely guarded by Gian Luca Bocache and Roberto Salvucci, two exceptional craftsmen. Every day these shoemakers are dedicated to create hand-made footwear, rigorously bespoke. 4 to 6 weeks and more…

Villa Spalletti Trivelli, an oasis of elegance and comfort in the heart of Rome

In a Nouveau style corner of the Eternal City, discreetly concealed by Palazzo del Quirinale, Villa Spalletti Trivelli is a luxury hotel with an exclusive spa. This center is a generous environment dedicated to body care, made according to ancient tradition and embellished with cutting-edge research in the field of wellness. More than 500 square…

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