It’s not as famous as Romeo and Juliet’s balcony, but Florence has a window that tells of a love-story, ghosts and long waits. About three years ago, while I was on shift at Room Mate Luca, some guests asked me to point out on their map the site of the…Continue reading "The window always open in Florence"
It’s that time of year when excitement, preparations and lights take over the entire city. But we’re not talking about Christmas: the holiday season starts much earlier in New York, and Thanksgiving is almost as important a day as New Year’s Eve. Thanksgiving is the day that Americans dedicate to…Continue reading "THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THANKSGIVING IN NEW YORK CITY"
Is there for Mexicans a date more important in the year than the Day of the Dead? The variety of events, celebrations, decorations and offerings can answer this question. Year after year, Mexico prepares for the arrival of the deceased who, on November the 2nd, come to the feast that…Continue reading "How to find life in the Day of The Dead"
We’re going to talk about Amsterdam, but not exactly about its canals. Although the coffeeshops are not places that are considered as particularly unconventional, as (for better or worse) they’ve become one of the city’s main attractions. But don’t worry. There’s always authentic places, and we’ve found them. We’re going…Continue reading "The Most Intriguing Coffeeshops in Amsterdam"
Stop whatever you’re doing! Today we’re going on a musical journey, one which will mark a pivotal turning point on the music you listen to. We’re stepping into the world of jazz. For many people this genre of music seems inaccessible, that is until you put your headphones on and…Continue reading "DESTINATIONS IMMERSED IN JAZZ"
Art, fashion and design have deep roots in Italy’s second city. You’re probably familiar with Milan’s reputation as the city of fashion, but this time we want to show you a different side of the capital of Lombardy. Forget the designer labels and discover the real Milan with these 6…Continue reading "6 best-kept secrets in Milan"
If you’re passionate about sport, and particularly about running, this post is dedicated to you. We have a great deal of admiration for all of you that,whether it’s warm or cold, or even when the heavens open, put your sneakers on and go for a run as a way of…Continue reading "MARATHONS NOT TO MISS OUT ON THIS SEASON"
If you’re looking for a new destination for this fall: stop right now! We’ve done the work for you and we know you’re going to love it, although thinking about it, who wouldn’t love discovering “the Big Apple”? And so, if it’s possible to add another reason to visit New…Continue reading "Guide to Surviving Halloween in New York"
Are you visiting Florence in the coming weeks? If your answer is yes, in addition to Florence Biennial, you can enjoy an exclusive exhibition by artist Franco Margiari in our hotels Room Mate Luca and Room Mate Isabella until 6th November. Do not miss it! About Franco Margiari: Lives and works in Florence. With…Continue reading "FRANCO MARGARI"
To lose oneself, unhurried but wandering endless, to dream but not to wake up and at the end of it all to go and do it all again. In this post, we lose ourselves in those hidden corners of Amsterdam and, of course, we want you to come with us.…Continue reading "4 DAYS IN AMSTERDAM"