Every time I visit Rome, I’m constantly blown away by how every walkway – every alleyway, every dusty road or darkened side street – has a history deeper than my brain’s understanding of time. Although it’s a long time since I’ve visited the Eternal City, after a friend recently returned from a visit to Rome’s [...]
“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance” –Aristotle Fabiana Roscioli is an eclectic and visionary artist who uses her craft and her creative energy to tell a story about how she sees the world. Through her paintings, photography, videos and installation she transfers the energy [...]
In a collision of worldwide cultures and artistic media, the 27th RomaEuropa Festival has hit the capital of Italy. Forty-three performances of dance, theatre, music and cinema will entertain Romans and guests alike.
Between 6.30am and 2pm every Sunday the famous open-air flea market at Porta Portese operates in Rome. It offers both second-hand goods of every description and antiques of varying degrees of value.
If you’re spending in time in any of the great luxury hotels in Rome this late August and September, don’t let yourself think that you’ve missed out on all the al fresco fun – you’ll be just in time for some of the best events.
An exhibition examining the merging identities of cities across the world will be taking place in Rome during July and August.
If you plan on staying at any Rome luxury hotels sometime soon, you might be interested about a prestigious exhibit dedicated to Pop Surrealism. The Dorothy Circus Gallery, which opened in Rome in 2007, was built to honour the latest developments in the figurative arts, and it has become popular with art and culture lovers [...]
If you’re in Rome and looking for something to keep you active, then visitors in June will be delighted by the annual Rome Fitness Festival, held in the Nuova Fiera di Roma ground. There’s a rich programme on offer, and literally something for everyone at the event, as it spans a wide range and variety [...]
When it comes to themes to base a festival around, there are worse ideas than cereals. After all, ancient cultures used to do just that, devoting certain times of the year to celebrating such an important element in their diet. The Romans were particularly known for their fertility rituals, which is why it makes sense [...]
When it comes to important tennis competitions, one’s mind tends to stray towards names such as Roland Garros or Estoril. However, there are many other, no less important tournaments – such as the Italian Open, which takes place in Rome between May 12 and May 20, 2012, and promises to offer thrills and spills to [...]
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.
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