24 Hours exploring Rome | Rome, Italy | So on our last and recent visit to Italy, we arrived to Rome, and literally we had 24 hours to explore the entire city. This was not my first time there, but yes the first one reporting for my blog. So we got in touch with a local tour operator who took care of us from the minute we arrived to the airport, till the moment we left Rome, onwards to our next adventure in the Tuscan Valley and Florence. ANDIAMO Travel was the company we chose for the challenge of discovering Rome, Florence and Venice in only 6 days. After a week and a half of exploring Italy, thanks to the expert local eye, knowledge and expertise of their tour guides, we can say that we DID IT. !!! Continue reading 24 Hours exploring Rome
Il Palagio at Four Seasons Firenze | Florence, Italy | Dinner last night at Il Palagio by Four Seasons Florence with Rubin, was just P-E-R-F-E-C-T-I-O-N. I would call it comfortably elegant, a true gourmet experience for all senses. From the moment you walk into the Palazzo della Gherardesca, you get a sense of place, a sanctuary of sophistication and high class. Located in Borgo Pinti, only 10 minutes away from our hotel the Villa San Michele. This Michelin-starred restaurant by Executive Chef Vito Mollica and his professional team, captures the magic of Florence – authentic Italian cuisine, superb wines and an exquisite indoor-outdoor setting. Exceptional local offerings, food that’s meant to be savoured with our equally outstanding wine list – more than 400 exquisite wines, including 50 served by the glass. Inventive and authentic, stylish but relaxed, Il Palagio offers one of the most memorable dining experiences and settings of all the restaurants in Florence. Continue reading Il Palagio at Four Seasons Firenze
Relais Borgo Santo Pietro Tuscany | Florence, Italy | One of the best decisions I made while curating this fabulous trip to Italy, was to choose driving from Rome to Florence, over taking the train. It took us approx. four hours and a half, door-to-door from our hotel in Rome, The First Hotel (which BTW was lovely, and I will blog about soon) to our new hotel the very lovely Villa San Michele by Orient-Express in Fiesole, up on the hills overlooking Florence. And the second best decision, was to stop for lunch at the uber chic Relais Borgo Santo Pietro in Tuscany. We left Rome around 10.30PM and by 1.30PM we were seated overlooking the Tuscan Valley and drinking local wine over a fantastic gourmet experience. Like someone said “There is nothing like drinking wine at La Toscana”. Continue reading Relais Borgo Santo Pietro Tuscany
Away in Italy for the next few days | Italy | Dear followers and friends, I will be away in Italy along with my partner Rubin Singer, touring around Rome, Florence and Venice on a well deserved holidays for both of us. Of course I cannot help myself and I will be sharing and reporting everything. I wont be posting much here at CarlosMeliaBlog.com during this week, but you may follow my instant posts at CarlosMeliaBlog instagram or CarlosMeliaBlog Facebook Profile. Hope you enjoy our journey. Here just a few photos of our first day exploring Rome on an excellent private tour by Andiamo Travel. Private Mercedes-Benz Car + Driver + Expert Connoisseur Roman Guide. Continue reading Away in Italy for the next few days
Our upcoming fall trip to Italy has been curated | Itineraries by Carlos Melia | Our upcoming fall trip to Italy has been curated including destinations, #hotels and experiences. Rome, Florence,Venice, Borgo, Tuscany, Sorrento, Ravello, Capri with Rubin Singer. Planed by CarlosMeliaBlog. Soon I will be sharing sll details on hotels and else. and of course all will be featured here. Carlos Melia curating the world of Luxury Travel & Lifestyle by experience www.carlosmeliablog.com CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends
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