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Rome, Travel, Tour, Memories, ALS, Bob Taylor

Living with ALS: Retaining the memories of friendships discovered in Italy

CHARLOTTE, NC:  A recent e-mail from a longtime friend had a particular impact on me this week. During the early days of my travel writing career, I was invited on a trip to Rome and the Amalfi Coast by a hotel rep who specializes in family-operated properties. Having never been to Italy, I immediately accepted ...

Relais La Suvera: A Renaissance Masterpiece

Relais La Suvera is an extraordinary Five Star luxury resort, the 14th century former Papal Palace of Pope Julius II, and the exquisite home of Marquis Giuseppe Ricci and his wife, Princess Eleonara Massimo.

Il Falconiere: A Michelin starred Tuscan adventure

Il Falconiere is an exceptional Relais & Chateaux boutique luxury resort and Michelin stared restaurant on 150 acres of Tuscan vineyards and olive groves in the shadow of the mountaintop town of Cortona.

Il Borro: A Tuscan Dream Brought to Life

Il Borro has taken an 11th century medieval hamlet and 1000 years of Tuscan history and compressed it into a stunning 5 star 1700 acre luxury resort and vineyard in the golden shadow of the Valdarno hills.

A motoscarfo glides down the entrance to the Grand Canal in front of Centurion Palace. (Photo by Alison Reynolds)

Photo journey to Centurion Palace: The Jewel of Dorsoduro

Centurion Palace is a marvelous 5 star luxury hotel, part of the SINA collection of fine Italian hotels, and a distinctive member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, stunningly located at the entrance to the Grand Canal in the serene Dorsoduro district of Venice.

Centurion Palace in Venice: The Jewel of Dorsoduro

Centurion Palace is an exquisite 5 star luxury hotel at the tip of the beautifully serene Dorsoduro district of Venice, right between Basilica Santa Maria de la Salute and the Peggy Guggenheim Museum of modern art.

Londra Palace in Venice: Elegantly wondrous

Hotel Londra Palace combines a magnificent waterfront location with 53 stunning and unique rooms and the award winning Do Leone restaurant in the heart of Venice's cutting edge Castello district.