Villa Lina was our first stop during beautiful journey through Venice. Never before on other trips to Italy we felt like at home, like then. Villa is located in Murano, an island in the Venetian Lagoon, known around the world for its historical craft of glassmaking. This family offers a unique mix of hospitality and history, where special attention is given to every guest. Murano is just 10 minutes away from Venice, But time in this place completely stopped….

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SINA Centurion Palace – Venice

Eclecticism, the contrast between modern and contemporary style, elegance and attention to detail are all features that make the five star deluxe Centurion Palace in Venice hotel, part of the Sina Fine Italian Hotels group, the perfect choice for those looking for designer taste and luxury in Venice. If you have enough tourists you have to go there. Here is our story….

Artist Spotlight: Andrea Zarraluqui

This is more than a shopping experience. This is art captured in fabulous, hand-painted platters and dishes, “the world of imagination is boundless”, says Andrea Zarraluqui, a Spanish artist that portrays wild flowers, birds of paradise, tiny butterflies, dragonflies, maritime corals, tropical fish and lush foliage on beautiful porcelain with nothing other than her hands and a bit of paint.

Andrea’s dreamy, funny and colorful universe began when she was 13 years old during her stay in a boarding school in Ascot where she developed a great sense of aesthetics. Since then, her purpose in life has been to paint and make her consumer dream thanks to her beautiful concepts. “The inspiration appears in a thousand places, I see many books on botany and birds, printed fabrics, wallpaper, antique prints, photos of nature, I’m always taking pictures of everything!”

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Lady in Red and Royal heart of Vienna – Palais Hansen Kempinski

The Kempinski name is proudly borne by a growing collection of distinguished properties around the world. As Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, we are committed to providing our guests with memorable journeys inspired by exquisite European flair. They believe life should be lived with style.

Each year, an increasing number of guests come to appreciate these qualities, as Kempinski adds new, exciting destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. While this growth reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand, the collection will remain a limited one, where exclusivity can be nurtured and individuality can flourish.

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Essence of taste – Konstantin Filippou

Our work is different than you can imagine. Life is about moments: Don’t wait for them. Create them! We don’t evaluating. We looking for unique experiences, the magic of the moment hidden in unusual places. It’s our job. And our passion. The places we visit are not assessed, we only describe what we feel being there to encourage you to visit them. Because we write only about places we have loved…

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Sleep with Warhol or dine with Hirst: ALTSTADT VIENNA

Like all the other reviewers, we loved the classy yet funky european interior with vibrant art pieces. We appreciated the thoughtful little touches – the fresh peony, the apples and sweets, the chocolate wafer upon check out. sporeantraveller. But what this hotel offers is much more than convenience.


Sleep with Warhol or dine with Hirst: Luxury hotel wooing guests with priceless art!

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