Tag: Rome

Death in the Vatican

The Story of a Pope and His Elephant

The Vatican is no stranger to scandal. And one shameful legend in particular epitomizes the religious, political, and economic realities of a 16th-century papacy. Hilary Bockham, expert guide with Context Travel, tells the twisted tale of Leo X and Hanno the elephant.

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Treasure Underground

The Bounty Beneath the Streets of Rome

The more you burrow down beneath the surface of Rome, the more history you unearth. Theresa Potenza, expert guide with Context Travel, plunges the depths to show us a city that’s eternal both above ground and below.

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The Lodge at Tikana

The World Is Yours

Hotels You Can Have to Yourself

If your idea of the perfect getaway is being in a stunning location surrounded by only your favorite people, then we’ve got the hotels for you.

Zoku Boutique Hotel Amsterdam

High Praise

The Top-Rated Boutique Hotels of 2017

Tablet users are known for being sophisticated and discerning hotel guests. So when they say these are the best boutique hotels of 2017, there’s no higher praise.

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Best Hotels for Beer Lovers

Destination Brews

Tracking Down the World’s Best Beers

We’ve tapped our in-house beer expert Josh Cotton to guide us through an exploration of brewing’s boldest pioneers — hopping from monastery to metropolis to seek out the best and find out what makes them so extraordinary.

El Palauet Living Barcelona Hotel

A World Apart

10 Apartment-Style Boutique Hotels

You don’t have to choose between a conventional hotel and a totally self-serve apartment-share. These hotels offer the privacy and the chill residential style of a standalone apartment along with the service, comforts, and professional hospitality of a boutique hotel.

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