Rome: Piazza del Popolo

Piazza del Popolo, (“People’s Square” in English), is a cultural destination for tourists and locals alike. Whether you’re in the mood for world-class dining or simply want to take in the sights and sounds of the city square, Piazza del Popolo will have something for you. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO SEE Trevi Fountain No … Explore More

Rome: Navona

Experience the unrivaled beauty of one of Rome’s most historic and celebrated neighborhoods. With world-renowned monuments at every turn, Navona has enough history on one block to keep you busy for an entire vacation. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO SEE The Pantheon A former Roman temple turned church, the Pantheon is perhaps one of the … Explore More

Rome: Esquilino and San Giovanni

Head east of the Colosseum and you’ll encounter two different, yet charming neighborhoods. With its cobblestone streets and intricate cathedrals, San Giovanni has a distinctly old-world vibe. Nearby, Esquilino offers a cosmopolitan alternative with its large, diverse market and café-lined streets. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO SEE Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore As the largest … Explore More

Rome: Aventino and Testaccio

Go beyond Rome’s main tourism draws with a visit to the Aventino and Testaccio neighborhoods. In Aventino, you’ll find beautiful homes punctuated by historic ruins, grand basilicas, and jaw-dropping views. Down the hill, Testaccio gives you the frenetic energy of city life, bustling with cafés, piazzas, and a dynamic arts scene. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT … Explore More

Amazing Places to Experience Winter Charm

This winter, take a trip to some of the most charming places on earth… The stunning landscape of Austria, the twinkling Northern lights of Finland and the scenic beauty of Amsterdam are all amazing places to experience the magic of winter. Check out our Diners Club Privileges after you arrive. Austria A Central European German-speaking … Explore More

The Hills are Alive: Hidden Gems of the Black Forest

The hills of the Black Forest region, alive with stunning scenery, family fun, ski resorts and spas, not to mention Michelin-starred restaurants, is an area of mystery and darkness idealized as Waldeinsamreit (the beauty of solitude in the woods) during the German Romanticism movement. The magical fairy-tale ambiance of the region was immortalized in Jacob … Explore More

Luke Dale-Roberts’ #BestMealEver

“It was a bloody good time,” said Luke Dale-Roberts, recalling a recent #BestMealEver at Atera, a New York-based restaurant focused on highly seasonal, sensory cuisine. One of South Africa’s most celebrated chefs, Dale-Roberts was raised in the UK and trained in Switzerland and England before heading to Asia, where he launched restaurants in Singapore, Malaysia, … Explore More

How to Experience Rome Like a Pro

Known as the Eternal City or Caput Mundi (capital of the world), Rome is an ancient city that became the capital of a unified Italy in 1870, after taking the title from Florence.  Although the capital of Italy is a large cosmopolitan city, with 3,000 years of art, culture, and architecture on display, Roman cuisine … Explore More

Top Spots in Tuscany

Italian cuisine is full of variety and each city within the 20 regions of Italy offers its own culinary specialties. In Tuscany, earthy staples abound, from hearty soups to ubiquitous antipasti (often  composed of crostini and cold cuts), to parpadelle (ribbon pasta) served with tomato sauce of wild hare or boar, to Chianti and Tuscan … Explore More