Hills of florence
Already in the XIV century, a large number of "rich villas, towers, courtyards and gardens" in the vicinity of Florence made a strong impression on travelers, according to Giovanni Villani,…

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Love Stories at Hotel Eden
The walls of the exquisite Roman Hotel Eden, owned by the Dorchester Collection, recall many romantic stories. In 1898, actress Eleanor Duse and writer, poet, and playwright Gabriel d'Annunzio stayed…

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Central and Northern Italy: Route Overview
I continue the promised publication of motor routes in Europe. Today there will be north and center of Italy (arrival and departure and Venice). April 30 (Monday) Padua. A small…

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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Love Stories at Hotel Eden

The walls of the exquisite Roman Hotel Eden, owned by the Dorchester Collection, recall many romantic stories. In 1898, actress Eleanor Duse and writer, poet, and playwright Gabriel d’Annunzio stayed here, and one of the photographs of 1935 captures Marina de Bourbon, the mother of King Juan of Spain, who left Hotel Eden on her wedding day with the Prince of Asturias. Continue reading

New Year's tours 2015 to Europe
European Christmas and New Year traditions attract many Russians every winter. A trip to Europe is often cheaper than to some exotic country, in addition, the flight there does not…

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Kronplatz and children
Kronplatz is a pleasant place to relax with children. First of all, because they think a lot about safety and convenience - for example, there are several times more cabins…

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Olympia della Tofane - Olympic track in the Dolomites
Olimpia delle Tofane is one of the most famous and most beautiful downhill runs on which the World Cup competitions are held. For the first time the track was opened…

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