Palazzo Vittoriosa

The Collacchio district in Malta’s former capital of Vittoriosa was once the private realm of the Knights of St. John. For decades after their arrival on the Mediterranean archipelago in 1530, members were the only people allowed to reside in the quarter, where the Inquisitor’s Palace still stands. Palazzo Vittoriosa—a new hotel set in a […]

Mamilla Hotel

King David might feel at home at the 194-room Mamilla Hotel, which opened in June in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Mamilla, 10 minutes from Jaffa Gate near the Old City of Jerusalem. The collaborative effort of Israeli-born architect Moshe Safdie (designer of the Ballet Opera House in Toronto) and Italian architect/designer Piero Lissoni, the Mamilla […]