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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Export bans
Tourists often pick up all sorts of interesting objects on land, on the shore and in the sea that you want to bring as a keepsake - but you can’t!…

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Russian leader

The best overseas hotels where President Putin has stayed

Due to constant business visits, Russian President Vladimir Putin regularly stops at various hotels around the world, but it’s not often seen in the press about where the head of our state spent the night. We decided to satisfy the curiosity of readers and open the veil of secrecy over the personal life of the country’s leader. Any traveler can book a room in the “Putin Hotel” and see for himself what conditions the president had to live in. Continue reading

Fashionable restaurant. In Monfort, high
In most restaurants around the world, food is starring, wine is selected for it. In Italy, with its ubiquitous cult, wines are often the opposite. As its name implies, the…

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Obstacle-free running
Who would have told me a week ago that I can easily run cross-country skiing 10 km, I would not believe it. But the mountains, it seems, really awaken the…

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Windows version
In 1861, the painter Odoardo Borrani, a humble singer of Florentine terraces and studios, painted a picture called the date - April 26, 1859. A young woman is sewing, sitting…

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