When the World Opens Up Take a Ride on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, Europe

When the World Opens Up Take a Ride on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, Europe

#train #luxury “The true luxury of a world-class train lies in enjoying the ride at a leisurely pace” — Paul Ebeling The art deco icon from the 1920’s has been immortalized in the pages of Agatha Christie, the films of Hitchcock and, most recently, Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s hypnotizing short film commissioned by Chanel, Train de Nuit. Today’s […]

The Venice Film Festival Going Forward as Planned

The Venice Film Festival Going Forward as Planned

Venice Film Festival still plans to proceed on the Lido in the event’s customary early September slot. Roberto Cicutto, President of the Venice Biennale, the fest’s parent organization, said this week in an interview that the 2-12 September dates of the 77th edition of Venice are confirmed. Mr. Cicutto in the interview downplayed the possibility of a collaboration […]

Like Cinema? These 5 Film Festivals are for Diehard Cinephiles

Like Cinema? These 5 Film Festivals are for Diehard Cinephiles

Everyone has heard of Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Toronto and Hong Kong, but what about the film festivals that do not generate worldwide headlines. Some of the world’s best festivals lie far beyond Park City and the South of France. Whether you prefer a specific genre or just enjoy being exposed to new filmmakers, below are 5 festivals […]

Visit These Places Now Before They Disappear

Visit These Places Now Before They Disappear

Instead of going with the crowds plan your travel this year with ecological/historical importance in mind. There are places in peril now that can still be enjoyed now, while actually helping the cause through proper booking and travel practices. Travel with good intent, with purposeful in choices, and believing these precious places on our planet […]

Romantic Places to Travel with Your ‘Significant Other’

Romantic Places to Travel with Your ‘Significant Other’

Romantic Places to Travel with Your ‘Significant Other’ There are certain places in this world that are so special they are worth saving to share with someone. From sunset strolls along pristine beaches to thrilling adventures. Below are some very romantic destinations to take with your significant other, as follows: Udaipur, India Called India’s most […]

Ride the Rails for the Best European Experiences

Ride the Rails for the Best European Experiences

Ride the Rails for the Best European Experiences Traveling in Europe better by train from capital cities to remote villages, and just about all of Europe is reachable by rail. The EuroRail offers passes and deals on tickets to help you travel around Europe from inexpensive to white tablecloth service. Below are some Key European cities best […]

Michelin Rated Chef Antonio Mure’ Barrique in America’s Top 100 Restaurants

Michelin Rated Chef Antonio Mure’ Barrique in America’s Top 100 Restaurants

Michelin Rated Chef Antonio Mure’ Barrique in America’s Top 100 Restaurants Romantic Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar in Venice, California Chef Antonio Murè literally brings a lot to the tables in his Venice, California restaurant. Chef Mure’ was born in Porto-palo di Capo Passero, Sicily, and grew up in Parma, Emilia Romagna, his  formative years […]

Venice Food & Wine Festival

Venice Food & Wine Festival

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) FOOD & WINE are pleased to announce the inaugural Venice Food & Wine Festival from May 3-6, 2018, hosted by FOOD & WINE Editor in Chief Hunter Lewis. This exclusive three-day weekend will take place at JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, located on the […]

Venice, Italy Is Where the Really Rich Go to Find Art’s Next Big Thing

Venice, Italy Is Where the Really Rich Go to Find Art’s Next Big Thing

Venice, Italy Is Where the Really Rich Go to Find Art’s Next Big Thing The Venice Biennale has emerged as the place where curators, collectors, advisers, and artists come to a consensus on what art is important. “It’s been interesting to understand what the art world thinks is relevant,” said Maria Guilia Maramotti, the senior […]

Venice’s Caffé Florian, the World’s Oldest Coffee House

Venice’s Caffé Florian, the World’s Oldest Coffee House

Venice’s Caffé Florian, the World’s Oldest Coffee House Caffè Florian, the oldest European coffee and even the most modern Caffè Florian, an essential presence under the Procuratie Nuove in St Mark’s Square, is considered the oldest Café in Europe, a symbol of the city of Venice. It opened on 29 December 1720 by Floriano Francesconi […]

Travel Review: Venice, Italy, Old World Charm

Travel Review: Venice, Italy, Old World Charm

Travel Review: Venice, Italy, Old World Charm With its untouched beauty and never-ending stream of tourists, Venice still manages to enchant and beguile The magical city of Venice in Italy effortlessly hangs on to its charm like trinkets on a bracelet. Not much has changed here over the centuries, but that’s part of its appeal, […]

Venice Film Festival Review: Nick Ebeling’s ‘Along for the Ride’

Venice Film Festival Review: Nick Ebeling’s ‘Along for the Ride’

Venice Film Festival Review: Nick Ebeling’s ‘Along for the Ride’ Along for the Ride is an idiosyncratic documentary about an authentic “Wild Man of Hollywood”, who probably would have approved. Filmmaker Nick Ebeling retraces the troubled birth of ‘The Last Movie’ and the professional exile and eventual re-emergence that followed for actor-director Dennis Hopper. Whether […]