Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Italian Class: Urban Visions

Via Montenapoleone, Milan. All roads may lead to Rome but Milan's runways are the fashion world's centerpiece. By Augustus Mayhew While I'd planned to focus on Milan, Turin, and Venice's cultural and...Read the Full Story

Monday, March 11, 2019

La Belle Époque: Splendor in the Past

The five-story Grand Hotel des Bains was once a Gilded Age icon, built in c. 1900 on Venice's Lido with more than 230 guest rooms. No longer a part of the Grand Tour, the hotel has been shuttered for...Read the Full Story

Monday, March 4, 2019

My Valentine from Paris

Separated since birth: Meeting my lost twin, the Wolseley doorman. By Michael Henry Adams Dear diary, on the 25th I will be 63 and I have finally been to The City of Light! It’s thanks to two...Read the Full Story

Friday, November 30, 2018

AFMO: A Weekend in Paris

The Statue of Liberty on display in the Museé d’Orsay's Main Hall is an 1899 nine-foot version of Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi’s colossal statue in New York Harbor. Ordered by Bartholdi himself,...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Paris When it Sizzles

Au revoir New York! by Delia von Neuschatz Those who think glamour is dead should visit Paris during fashion week, particularly during the couture shows. I happened to be there – the first week of...Read the Full Story