Our New Exciting Adventure in Venice (1)

Even though we still have to give the project the finishing touches, I can no longer wait to share this with you. We’ll soon be adding to our rental catalogue three beautiful apartments which open out their spacious rooms inside the Ca’nova historical Palazzo, an exceptional building looking onto Venice’s Grand Canal.

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The Right Move at the Right Time

I am so excited about our new Trust&Travel Paris offices that I thought I’d tell you a little bit about them in this week’s article. Continue Reading →

Tiepolos in the Plural

“You are going to love the place, I told my sister, after my brother and I picked her up at the Venice airport.
–        I’m sure I will, she replied. Judging from the pictures I’ve seen…
–        And speaking of pictures, you’ll see, the rooms of the villa are covered with actual Tiepolos!
–        With actual what? she asked me, a little lost.
–        With frescoes by Tiepolo, Giambattista Tiepolo, the famous Italian painter!?” Continue Reading →

My Idea of a Lovely Hotel – The Hotel Palazzo Guadagni in Florence

A room with a view… This is what I would like to share with you this week: a room with a view which I had fantasized about for years before discovering it, at long last. Continue Reading →

Palazzo Bo in Padua – designed by Giò Ponti

This week’s topic is once again related to a “rare” item I purchased for a song many years ago. Not at a flea market this time, but at a charity sale. A set of six modernist dining room chairs which I bought for the equivalent of 15 euros – the whole set! I was absolutely delighted. Continue Reading →

The Café without doors – Pedrocchi in Padua

This must have happened to you too… One day, your eye is for the first time caught by a very peculiar house, shop or façade, and you think to yourself: “Gee, I’ve walked past this thing a hundred times and never noticed it before!?” Continue Reading →

Rustic elegance at its best

If I have always had a passion – and, I think, some flair – for design and interior

decoration, I most certainly owe it to my dear Mom, who was an accomplished expert in these fields. My eyes light up as soon as I have to deal with architecture, furniture, fabrics, glassware, lamps and carpets. Continue Reading →



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