The Musée de Montmartre

montmartre cat

On a recent trip to Paris, we rediscovered Montmartre, which I hadn’t visited for many years, and we were also lucky enough to stumble upon an exhibition called ‘Picasso in Montmartre. The Comic Book “Pablo” by Julie Birmant and Clément … Continue reading

A Treat for Italian Wine Lovers this Autumn

wine view

For those who fancy a wine tour in Umbria and Southern Tuscany this autumn, with visits to wineries in full swing making the new 2014 vintage, we are recommending you try Chateau Wine Tours.  With an established programme of tours … Continue reading

5 Things To Do This Summer In Barcelona

Open Air Cinema at Montjuic Castle

If you are plotting a little getaway to lovely Barcelona then you may be interested to know that the summer agenda in this vibrant city is jam-packed full of exciting things to do. Hold your plans for a trip to … Continue reading

August City Apartment Availability!

Palais Royal Gardens

If you haven’t yet planned your summer holiday break, we still have an enticing selection of apartments available for dates in August. Here are some examples:  PALAIS ROYAL GARDENS, Paris – Sleeps 6 This truly stunning, newly renovated, 3 bedroom … Continue reading

Visiting Paris in June? Don’t Miss these Four Great Exhibitions!


Dries Van Noten – Inspirations, at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs This exhibition is very appropriately called ‘Inspirations’, and inspirational it certainly is, for anyone even remotely interested in art and fashion .  Cleverly arranged in a series of separate, … Continue reading

Positano relaxation, spectacular views, great food, fabulous villas and limoncello

praiano il pirata

Magical Positano, arguably the most popular holiday destination on the Amalfi coast has its origins in Greek mythology, with the three Le Galli islands just off the coast supposedly the abode of the bewitching Sirens who tried to lure Odysseus … Continue reading

Great Summer Offers at Villa Fiesole, Tuscany

Villa Fiesole

We still have some weeks available for summer bookings at the beautiful Villa Fiesole, situated within an easy drive, or local bus ride, from Florence. The villa is idyllically located and very quiet, surrounded by three acres of grounds, and with … Continue reading

La Dolce Vita – a stay in Rome couldn’t get much better than this!

Via Piacenza apartments

The Quirinal Hill, one of the oldest hills on which ancient Rome was built, is home to three of our most beautiful apartments.  On a recent trip to Rome, we were lucky enough to enjoy the hospitality here, which is … Continue reading

Join the Festivities at a major Basque party this summer!

Fetes de Bayonne

The annual Fêtes de Bayonne comprises a series of festivals, which always start on the Wednesday before the first Sunday of August, so taking place this year from 23rd – 27th July. Dating back to 1932, they were originally started by … Continue reading

A Unique Experience in the heart of Rome!

Via di Pietra apartment

A stay at Via di Pietra, an ultra-luxurious penthouse apartment, right in the centre of historic Rome, will come with some very enticing extras for those wanting to get the absolute maximum out of their Roman experience.  The very well-connected owner … Continue reading