During winter’s aqua alta, or high-water season, Venetians forgo designer shoes and instead slosh around their city in rubber boots.
Wherever one looks in Italy, one
sees the overlapping of eras, centuries, and epochs, like so many layers of
Beginning in the early 1960s, as the Aga Khan developed Porto Cervo, his reach extended along Costa Smeralda, where he built several hotels.
Even when it takes place aboard restored vintage passenger cars, luxury train travel is not what it used to be—and for that, passengers can be grateful.
If it is not fit for a king, Venice’s recently opened Dona Palace (+39.041.2743511, www.donapalace.it) is at least suitable for a doge, the
When the winter olympics begin this month in Turin, the world will discover what Italians long have known about this industrial hub: Turin is built for speed.
The Mansion at MGM Grand Las Vega
It’s All About View
Gabriele d’Annunzio, the early-20th-century Italian poet, playwright, war hero, and Fascist theoretician, spent his twilight days on the shores of northern Italy’s breathtaking Lake Garda in a fan
Corsica, home island of Napoléon Bonaparte, often plays second fiddle to Italy’s neighboring Sardinia, where Europe’s beautiful people tend to gather at the Agha Khan’s Costa Smeralda resort area.
Built in the early 19th century, the landmark Hotel de Russie—ideally situated on Rome’s chic Via del Babuino, near the Spanish Steps—drew a wealthy and royal crowd for more than 100 years before
True romantics everywhere will swoon over Perrier-Jouët’s romp through France and Italy.
I went to Vienna to waltz.
Italy’s culture, once the inspiration for generations of poets, is in danger of becoming homogenized by the rest of the Western world.
Upon your arrival, the glory of Venice strikes you. It is present in the architecture of the palaces, churches, and squares.