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

Four Reasons to Make Edinburgh your Next Holiday Destination

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh is one of the UK’s most visually stunning cities, with historical architecture combining with contemporary designs to set the scene for a vibrant, modern metropolis. And with a vast array of events taking place during the next twelve months, the time … Continue reading

Eight Not to be Missed Art Museums in and around Nice

Musee Matisse

Nice and its environs offers a great selection of museums and galleries for art enthusiasts – and Spring is a perfect time of year to visit! 1. Musée Matisse Nice A perfect location for the sunny Mediterranean colours that evoke … Continue reading

Six Great Reasons to Explore London’s Art Scene over the next few weeks

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There is always an abundance of great exhibitions in London, but (and maybe the terrible weather conditions are making indoor activities particularly tempting at the moment!) we are really loving exploring London galleries this month.  Here are a few favourites … … Continue reading

3 Cortona villas with some delicious extras this summer

Villa Lilliana

Situated in the eastern part of Tuscany, near the border with Umbria, picture-postcard Cortona is one of the oldest Tuscan hill towns, founded by the Etruscans, and more recently made famous by Frances Mayes’ book Under the Tuscan Sun. Its … Continue reading

5 Things to Do in Mallorca This Spring


Spring is the perfect time of year to enjoy a little break in Mallorca. Visitors can enjoy the great Mediterranean weather, and everything that this beautiful island has to offer, whilst avoiding the bustling summer crowds. Here are 5 great … Continue reading

A Purr-fect Way to Enjoy Parisian Café Life!

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Inspired by the original idea of cat cafés in Japan, Le Café des Chats  has recently opened in Paris, at the heart of the trendy Marais quartier. The idea, as its Japanese equivalent (there are now around 40 cat cafes … Continue reading

5 Things To Do For Valentine’s Day in Paris

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Synonymous with romance, Paris is the perfect destination to enjoy a little Valentine’s Day getaway. However, if you’re not quite sure how you are going to celebrate the special occasion once you get there, here a few ideas which will … Continue reading