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8 of Rome's Hidden & Less Well-Known Churches to Discover While in Italy

Jun 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

As the free-spirited type who doesn’t enjoying planning (too much), I remember jumping onto a bus in Rome during a European backpacking adventure a few years ago without knowing exactly where to go. Turns out, the city is pretty large, and that first day, I missed a lot of attractions, including The Vatican which was closed the next day.

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Villa Spalletti Trivelli: A Discreet Boutique Hotel Away From the Urban Rush of Rome

May 16, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury boutique hotels often offer some of the most alluring experiences due to their exceptional charm. The personal attention received from staff, fewer guests around the property and a welcoming atmosphere help make boutique hotels stand out. Along these lines, Villa Spalletti Trivelli is equipped with only 12 guestrooms and the exclusivity makes it one of Rome's top hotels on Trip Advisor.

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6 Hotels Offering Delicious Easter Brunches in Some of Our Favorite Cities

Apr 17, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

This weekend, many of us will be celebrating Easter, some staying home to cook big meals for family and friends, and others opting to use the holiday as an excuse to travel. If you’re part of the latter group and are still looking for a place to enjoy brunch on Sunday, April 20, check out the menu offerings at these six hotels in some of our favorite cities.  

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Rome's Historic Hotel Hassler Roma Offers $48,000 Royal Penthouse Package

Nov 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Rome’s historic five-star Hotel Hassler Roma, built in 1885 atop the famed Spanish Steps, has just unveiled its new Penthouse Suite along with an epic package to inaugurate it. The 4,300-square-foot suite features four bathrooms, two panoramic terraces with incredible views of the iconic city, a fully equipped kitchen, large living room, separate dining area, and fully stocked cocktail bar.

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Fendi Donates Over $3 Million Towards Renovation of Iconic Roman Fountains

Jan 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

It looks as though luxury brand Fendi is embracing its roots, as the company has just announced donations that will help restore two of Rome’s most iconic landmarks. A nearly $3 million gift from the brand will fund a 20-month project that will restore the crumbling Trevi Fountain by cleaning the façade and statues, re-waterproofing the main basin and replacing the gilded Latin inscriptions. Fendi will also help with the restoration of La Quattro Fontane, thanks to an additional donation of around $434,000. The label’s creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, will produce a series of photographs of famous Roman monuments to accompany the renovations.... Read More

Palazzo Manfredi is a Historic Gem in the Heart of Rome

Oct 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Surrounded by breathtaking views of Rome including the Coliseum, the Imperial Forum and the Domus Aurea, Palazzo Manfredi is a bastion of timeless elegance for visitors to the ancient city.... Read More

A Surprise Vacation to Rome | An American Express Travel NEXTPEDITION

Jul 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver  |  3 Comments

There is absolutely no research, strategizing or stress in planning an American Express Travel NEXTPEDITION. Find your travel sign, take a ten-minute phone call to discuss your travel personality and let them do the rest. You will not be disappointed.... Read More

Experience 'La Dolce Vita' at Italy's Boscolo Palace Roma Hotel

Jan 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Emma Dance

There may be no better place to discover the true meaning of 'La Dolce Vita' than in Rome, Italy. And although the city may have changed somewhat since the famous film graced the silver screen, there is no doubt that it is still a city packed with all the finest things of life.... Read More

The World’s Coolest Food Museums

Nov 29, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Who doesn't love Pez? You get to break open a colorful character dispenser's neck and out pops a little fruity candy in a classic range of flavors like grape, orange, cherry, and strawberry. The Pez Museum in Burlingame, Calif., takes candy nostalgia to the next level with the world's largest Pez dispenser and an exhaustive collection of new, vintage, and rare dispensers dating as far back as the candy's initiation in 1927.... Read More

The World’s Coolest Food Museums

Nov 29, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

There’s a museum for everything. Miniatures, bunnies, toilets, and even the Mob have museums across the globe dedicated to their very existence. But just as people are passionate about Burt Reynolds and his friends, they are passionate about foodstuffs like Pez, pasta, and SPAM. Throughout America and around the world there are museums that shine a spotlight on specific and unique culinary inventions, disasters, and histories.... Read More

Westin Excelsior Rome: An Italian Escape

Jun 3, 2010  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Luxury Hotels: Escape to a suite where red, gold and grey palettes decorate the walls and furniture; a vaulted ceiling opens up to a breath-taking 12-meter high frescoed Cupola and a study paneled in elegant Italian Oak connects to a grand living room. Find your sanctuary at the Westin Excelsior Rome and surround yourself with the most distinguished of amenities.... Read More

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