The Lord Balfour Hotel was designed in 1940 by the architect Anton Skislewicz and is a fine example of a Miami Art Deco building. Born in Dubrovnik in 1895, Skislewicz graduated in Architecture from Columbia University in 1929. In 1934, during the Great Depression, he moved to Miami to take…Continue reading "BEHIND LORD BALFOUR"
Know anything about this city? Perhaps you never thought to include it on your list of destinations, but Rotterdam is fast becoming Holland’s most daring, modern, commercial and artistic city. We ask how a city that was practically destroyed in the Second World War could be transformed into a modern…Continue reading "Discover Rotterdam’s Best Kept Secrets"
After taking that big step and shouting from the rooftops that you want to spend the rest of your lives together, the moment has come for you to take the trip that will mark a before and after in your lives. You know what we’re talking about, right? Of course…Continue reading "Your Honeymoon in the Big Apple"
Room Mate Giulia is located in a 19th century palace in the heart of the historical centre of Milan and it is incorporated in the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II compound. The Duomo and Piazza della Scala, with the world-famous theatre, are really just around the corner, but also the luxurious…Continue reading "ROOM MATE GIULIA’S BUILDING: A HISTORIC JEWEL IN THE HEART OF THE CITY"
A big picture, that shows bare feet walking on the water, greets you to Room Mate Laura. We can inmediately see that the designer, Tomás Alía, wants to introduce us to a great story, just after hearing the bells of the Convent of Las Descalzas Reales, placed on the left…Continue reading "The Laura´s bare feet by Manuela Pérez"
Madrid is a city where happiness is found around every corner, a place that has the ability to surprise not only those who visit it, but those who have lived here for years. Today we’d like to reveal the capital’s best kept secrets, a series of tips guaranteed to turn…Continue reading "Secrets of Madrid"
Have you ever thought about how Christmas is around the world? Get to know the most important events going on in Christmas if you are in Barcelona! Catalan Traditions EL CAGA TIÓ” – 24th december One of the weirdest traditions we have in Catalonia is our beloved “Caga tió” which…Continue reading "Christmas in Catalonia"
La Movida Madrileña was a sociocultural movement that took place in Madrid between 1977 and 1985. During these years, Spain was living a delicate transition to democraacy and a cultural backwardness that left the country behind Europe. This period brought the first cultural movement of freedom in the streets, it…Continue reading "The pubs of the Movida Madrileña"
Looking to see out 2017 somewhere different? With so many dinners, last-minute shopping and so many other plans that fill our diaries at this time of year, we couldn’t be clearer: we want you to pack your suitcase and ring in 2018 in a way we know you’re going to…Continue reading "Destinations for a Different Kind of New Year’s Eve"
We could go in depth of a lot of stories to expose and examine how the Florentines, and the city of Florence along with its various governances, have shown their character in what have been difficult times. A good example in history would be a match of the Calcio Storico,…Continue reading "The Florentine being"