It’s the archetype of the ancient temple lost in the jungle, overgrown with vines, though that characterization could not be further from the truth. Angkor Wat is full of life and swarming with people—in fact, it can be hard to avoid the crowds.
With a population of just 200 and no working train station, Garzón certainly isn’t the kind of place you’d expect to find a restaurant launched by one of the world’s most famous chefs. Yet, there I was, about to have dinner with Francis Mallmann of Chef’s Table fame at Restaurante Garzón.
Twinkling lights are draped across the city’s streets, fashion boutiques mount elaborate window displays, Christmas trees stand proudly in the main squares, and five-star hotels deck the halls quite literally. If you’re planning a trip to Rome for the holidays, these are the best things to do.
Though the city is at its most glorious under the warm Mediterranean sun, there are plenty of indoor activities to keep you occupied should you find yourself in Rome on a rainy day.
The first time I met De Bonis, he was leading a tour of Rome’s hidden secrets that didn’t include a single museum.
Opened in May, the Hotel de la Ville occupies a prestigious address on Via Sistina at the top of the Spanish Steps, a historic part of town.
After the day-trippers have left on the last hydrofoil and the cruise ship crowds are gone, the island of Capri becomes much more relaxed.
Helmed by Matteo “Zed” Zamberlan—a self-declared “amaro obsessive” who spent almost five years behind the stick at some of New York’s best cocktail bars—the Court is the hottest new bar in Rome.
My Roman friend Giorgia, who makes a yearly pilgrimage to Ponza, is going to kill me for writing this.
Call it a maison, atelier, or an anti-boutique; handbag designer Gilbert Halaby’s namesake shop Maison Halaby on Via di Monserrato in Rome is a homelike space for his creativity.
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