Posts in the Europe category

| Everyday Luxury Travel Italy

Getting Lost in Venice

When I asked around about what I should see and do in Venice, the answer was unanimous, ‘just get lost’…With narrow side streets, and unmappable mews, Venice is maze-like place but that’s part of the magic. However, of course, with the aid of google maps, I never got too lost 😉 Jumping into a water… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Italy

The Riva Experience at The Gritti Palace

What I love about travelling is truly absorbing a destination, feeling the culture, eating the food and having experiences that are emblematic of that place. While there are other ‘floating cities’ there’s nowhere truly like Venice with its history, architecture and spirit. The winding canals, bridges and islands are what truly characterise this place as… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe UK

Reliving History at Cliveden House

The next day I crept out of bed to take another look at our beautiful terrace, part of the Lady Astor Suite at Cliveden House. And our view of a beautiful hazy morning in the English countryside. Having grown up in the home counties, I have a strong sense of nostalgia for this part of… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe UK

A Dream Come True at Cliveden House

Have you ever experienced something so wonderful that you thought it might be a dream? Well that’s how I felt that morning when I woke up in this princess-bed at Cliveden House hotel. Actually that’s not quite accurate, this wasn’t a bed for a princess…it was a bed for a Lady, Lady Astor to be… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Spain

Seven Wineries in One Day in La Rioja

Did you know there’s a place with seven world-class wineries all two minutes walk apart? Haro in the La Rioja wine region has the highest concentration of esteemed hundred-year old wineries in the world. Sounds like heaven, right? Especially if you like very good red wine… Built around a 19th century railway station, the Haro… Read more »