Italy (Capri, Lake Como, Orvieto) by Sara

Villa D’Este

This is a jewel in Lake Como's hotel scene and frankly quite out of my budget, but I couldn't resist popping in for lunch to explore. I'm so glad I did because it's a destination in and of itself.  It's an absolute must-see! The Welcome Sitting prettily like...

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Hotel Caesar Augustus

The Welcome You know you can’t go wrong staying at any hotel in the world run by the Relais & Chateaux group - and no, they haven’t paid me to say that. Whether it’s the property tucked in the mountains of Glion, Switzerland, or the sprawling resort ideal for a...

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Hotel Virgilio

I love to get the inside track on favourite hotels directly from the locals. It doesn't get more local than chatting to the editor of The Local, an English-language news site on all things Italy. My longtime friend, the inimitable Angela Giuffrida, shares exclusively...

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Grand Hotel Tremezzo

Grand Hotel Tremezzo

This grand dame of a hotel sits prettily on the shores of Lake Como - yes, just 10 min away from where George Clooney has a summer home 🙂 This luxury resort ranks very highly on Tripadvisor and has been around for more than 100 years! The Welcome I've never seen...

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