While Milan may be renowned globally as a mecca for fashion, films and football, you may well want to consider its unique architecture, particularly the superlative Villa Necchi Campiglio, a small trip away from the well-beaten tourist attractions often recommended by the best hotels in Milan. You will find the discreet surroundings of the Villa, [...]
A private art collector evokes a certain freedom unavailable to art galleries. With no need to satisfy institutional mission statements or to collect pieces that meet the criteria of an audience, the collector is free to select works that reflect their own interests, passions and desires. From 9 November 2012 to 3 March 2013 [...]
July is a wonderful month for music lovers visiting Milan. In many cities across the globe, a traveller with a mind to enjoy an opera or a symphony is lucky to find one distinct programme of musical entertainment – but those arriving in Milan will find two at once.
If you’re visiting Milan in June, there’s one event taking place on the final Sunday of the month that it would be a real shame to miss – the open air antiques market, or Mercatone dell’Antiquario, at Il Naviglio Grande. Packed with antiques all approved by a trading commission, there’s plenty to discover on a [...]
If you’re visiting Milan during July, from the 5th to the 19th, one event you should certainly watch out for is La Milanesiana – although trying to pin it down into a single type of event category to describe is quite difficult! La Milanesiana is a festival celebrating international culture, with meetings, screenings, discussions and [...]
Like many other niche products, professional wrestling has been gaining space in the media in recent years. Although far from the heady days of Hulk Hogan or – later – The Rock and Steve Austin, the now redubbed World Wrestling Entertainment (formerly the World Wrestling Federation) seems to be having a comeback of sorts, with [...]
If you’ve planned a visit to Milan at any point from September last year right through to June 2012, you’ll arrive at a particularly musical time for the city. La Verdi’s Symphonic Season offers a rich programme of classical music during the time period, centred around Milan’s impressive Auditorium. All the classical pieces you’ll recognise [...]
Heavy metal is one of the most widely-followed styles of music, and has slowly but surely permeated certain levels of pop culture and become more visible over the years. Good examples of this are the myriad annual festivals, which give the culture proper gathering spaces in which to mingle and listen to their favourite bands.
Given how busy our modern day lives are, I thought I would highlight an energetic event which after watching, you may well want to go back to your hotel in Yokohama and have a lie down! The wonderful Yamashita Park in the Japanese city on May 11-12 will be hosting one of the legs of [...]
Fancy appreciating one of the most influential art figures of her generation while staying at your boutique city hotel? Frankfurt, then, is the place to be for a special exhibition celebrating the life of Yoko Ono. Famous for her relationship with Beatles’ John Lennon, Ono is an artist in her own right and I am [...]
From coast to coast the US is putting its best foot forward to dominate the technology industry and start-up tech firms.
An untimely death robbed the world of famed American artist Mike Kelley in early 2012; however his memory will live on forever through his brilliant works of art. From 15 December, 2012 the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam will present a retrospect of his work spanning from the beginning of his career in the 1970s all [...]
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Fleming’s Hotel Frankfurt-Hamburger Allee is an ambient hotel located in the popular Bockenheim district, very close to the Frankfurt exhibition grounds, making it one of the best Frankfurt city hotels for exhibition visitors as well as other business and leisure travelers.
Fleming’s Conference Hotel Frankfurt is one of the top located city hotels. Frankfurt is an international financial centre, and the hotel puts business visitors conveniently close to the action with the new Stock Exchange a stone’s throw away.
The Einstein St Gallen is a jewel among St Gallen hotels. A luxurious retreat by Lake Constance with the historic cathedral and monastery nearby, the Einstein St Gallen hotel is your gateway to the charms of St Gallen, celebrated for its fine textiles.
With a history dating back to its construction in 1346 as monastery, the Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht offers a luxury experience in historic buildings. Set in beautiful gardens in the city centre, a stone’s throw from Utrecht Centraal railway station, it is a truly unique Utrecht hotel.
Just 30 minutes from Shanghai city centre, Le Camélia Hotel is nestled in the seaside Fengxian District. Close to the port of Ningbo, Le Camélia offers a soft Mediterranean ambience in the most breathtaking luxury hotel Shanghai has to offer.
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