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A Visit to Berlin

By Art Terrero Reborn as the Capital City of Germany and the seat of the federal government, Berlin has also re-emerged as a cultural capital of Europe where the art and design scenes are continually developing and celebrated. This modern, albeit nearly 800-year-old, city is a showcase for artwork, music, fashion and design created by […]

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ME Barcelona

By Art Terrero The new ME Barcelona is in a burgeoning area of the city called the “Innovation District”; it’s also close to the Barcelona International Convention Center, which is spurring other construction nearby. Although the property’s proximity to this business area may keep the hotel filled with conference-goers, we found ME Barcelona to be […]

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The Palazzo Las Vegas

By Art Terrero We recently checked out the pools at the Palazzo Resort and Casino Las Vegas. Our advice, following the VIP-studded event? If  you’re seeking a chic scene with a high level of service, bring it on! That’s because among the four acres of 10 pools, five fountains and four Jacuzzi spas, not to […]

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Traveling to Buenos Aires

This lively city offers history, fine dining and impressive accommodations. By Art Terrero The classic architecture of Buenos Aires is continually compared to that of Madrid, Rome and, most frequently, Paris, yet it is its neighborhoods that give the city its unique identity. That was our opinion after a few days of navigating its wide […]

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Italy’s Bettoja Hotels

These four properties provide a personal touch in Rome and Florence By Art Terrero On a recent visit to Rome, we stayed at the Hotel Mediterraneo, one of four hotels owned by the Bettoja Hotel Group. These properties, which are clustered together geographically, are within walking distance to many of the city’s most famous attractions […]

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Bettoja Hotels Memories

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Helsinki, Finland

By Art Terrero If you’re enamored of fashion and design, go now to the Finnish capital. Finland has always been known for its spare, clean and functional design, a reputation that burst forth internationally at design fairs around the world in the ’50s and ’60s. Today the country’s talent still maintains a thriving arts scene, […]

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Spain: Seville and Tenerife

By Art Terrero The newest addition to the Gran Meliá collection of hotels is a gem in the heart of old Seville, close to the city’s major historical sites and fabulous side streets, filled with shops, cafés and tapas bars. We arrived at the Gran Meliá Colón just after it had opened doors to the […]

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British Virgin Islands

By Art Terrero We’ve been to the Caribbean quite a few times but hadn’t yet made it to the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Our recent trip uncovered a jewel in the rough, filled with wild landscapes, fabulous scuba and some unforgettable resorts. Our first stop was the island of Tortola. We stayed at a house […]

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Scotland: Its Whiskies and Festivals

By Art Terrero Scotland is worth a visit for dozens of reasons; two of our favorites are to experience its many festivals and to enhance our knowledge of the many, many varieties of Scotch whisky. Here are the findings from our arduous research.

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