Tag Archives: Travel

Firenze magnifica

Lorenzo the Magnificent is to Florence what yeast is to bread. Firenze Magnifica, pulsating heart of the Renaissance, is a monument to beauty. It is also thanks to Florence that I enjoy a magnificent existence today, made all the more so by magnificent friends. One of them recently asked me about Firenze, for he was planning […]

A thousand “me”

There are a thousand reasons to visit Naples: majestic Vesuvius, incomparable Neapolitan Pizza, breathtaking Capri and Ischia, unmissable archaeological sites (Pompeii, Herculaneum, the National Archaeological Museum), beautiful weather, beautiful people. Naples was the backdrop for Admiral Nelson’s love affair with Emma Hamilton: a commercial, political and cultural hub that was a key destination of Victorian […]