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Food, Travel

A Classic Italian Recipe – Risotto al Prosecco di Cartizze

A Classic Italian Recipe – Risotto al Prosecco di Cartizze

Risotto is one of the most Italian of dishes. It’s origins lie deep in the past, probably introduced to the Mediterranean by Arabs in the middle ages. However it was in the fertile plains of Northern Italy, ideal for growing the short-grained Carnaroli and Arborio rice, essential for a good […]

by × April 11, 2016 × 0 comments

Travel

Hotel Villa Abbazia – Follina, Italy

Hotel Villa Abbazia – Follina, Italy

The rolling Alpine foothills of Veneto have long provided refuge for Venetian nobility seeking relief from the searing summer heat. For over a thousand years, members of one of the wealthiest and most influential empires in the world constructed private villas in the hills, and brought a love for culture […]

by × April 1, 2016 × 2 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

The Culver Hotel, Los Angeles

The Culver Hotel, Los Angeles

Culver City is the perfect place to stay when visiting Los Angeles. This is not something one would have imagined saying a few years ago when it was a somewhat overlooked district that had surely seen better days, but on a recent visit to the delightful Culver Hotel, we wholly […]

by × December 30, 2015 × 1 comment

Food, Travel

Palazzina Grassi, Venice

Palazzina Grassi, Venice

Palazzina Grassi is a breathtaking 16th century palazzo situated right in the artistic heart of Venice, minutes from Palazzo Grassi, overlooking the Grand Canal. Opened in 2009, it was the first hotel designed by Philippe Starck in Italy, and as can be expected, is a fusion of history, tradition and […]

by × July 31, 2012 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Best of the Venice Biennale

Best of the Venice Biennale

Recently we were in Venice working on a feature, and decided it was the perfect opportunity to check out the best of the Biennale. The 54th International Art Exhibition, directed by Bice Curiger, is open at the Giardini and Arsenale venues and elsewhere around Venice.  The Central Pavilion features 83 artists from around the world. Here […]

by × November 12, 2011 × 0 comments