The fifth-generation family-owned Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria is built upon an idyllic cliffside plot in Sorrento.
Italy’s Minotti family—long-time leaders in the quality furniture game—unveil a new 11,000-square-foot showroom in Toronto’s King East Design District.
For solitude seekers, the island’s Robinson Crusoe siren call is irresistible.
In the small town of Gragnano, Italy, members of the Zampino family are custodians of a nation’s pasta tradition.
For those willing to leave behind their traditional notions of “good” Italian food and embrace the brackish, complex flavours of the city’s lagoon, Venice offers one of the richest and most varied culinary scenes in Italy.
It is the sense of slippage—between languages, between cultures, between worlds—that has kept me going back to the region almost annually for years.
Within the labyrinthine recesses of Venice, a small rearguard of restorers and artisans still toils, determined to keep its traditional skills alive.
There is much to discover in “the painted city”.
The restored 17th-century monastery gets a new life as a remarkable 20-key hotel.