In love with Hotel Palazzo Manfredi, Rome (Italy)

I have felt in love with Rome already many many years ago when I visited the eternal city for the first time. Since then I am regularly returning, because love has to be taken care of and because my heart loves what Rome represents. Now I have another motive to return. I have felt in … Continue reading

Dining on a Terrace, a Worldwide Experience

  See on – Food, wine and other pleasures Stunning views, amazing dining experiences and great landscapes: Relais & Châteaux selected a number of outstanding and unique terraces from all over the world. With one terrace overlooking the sea on the island of Capri, another plunging you into invigorating luxuriant green countryside in France … Continue reading

A paradise with a view: Villa Grazioli, Grottaferrata (Rome)

There are many wonderful places in this world, but between them there are some very special places which really enchant you with their beauty which is not a common beauty but a mix of so many wonderful things that it feels like magic. Villa Grazioli is one of those. Not only because of its artistic … Continue reading

60 Chefs to Honor French Cuisine at Versailles

60 world class chefs will travel to the Château de Versailles where they will cook a sensational meal in homage to French cuisine. The brainchild of Jaume Tàpies, Chairman of the Board of Relais & Châteaux, and Marc Haeberlin, President of Grandes Tables du Monde; Le Dîner des Grands Chefs will take place at the … Continue reading

Interview: Ernesto Iaccarino, Don Alfonso, Sant’Agata dei due Golfi, Italy

Ernesto Iaccarino is beside his father, the legendary Alfonso Iaccarino, the creator of the plates in the well known restaurant Don Alfonso (two Michelin stars) which is known not only for the creativity in the cuisine but also for the best quality of ingredients, which they mostly produce themselves. Anyone who ever tried their products … Continue reading