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One of Italy’s Most Extraordinary Hotel Experiences: Belmond Villa San Michele

Without a doubt, Belmond Villa San Michele offers one of the most extraordinary hotel experiences in all of Italy. Set in a former monastery dating back to the 15th century, its atmospheric, old-world architecture is truly breathtaking. The reception area is a former chapel, complete with an altar and frescoes. In some ways the property feels…

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An Enriching and Authentic Adventure in Cusco, Peru at Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

When we told friends and family we’d be headed to Cusco and Machu Picchu with our toddler, our excitement was typically met with silence. I could see the wheels turning: Why would we take a toddler on a trip she’d barely remember? Was it even safe? What would she do? Well, our toddler ate quinoa,…

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A Kid-Friendly Review of Hotel Ritz Madrid by Belmond

If you’re looking for an elegant, yet still kid-friendly stop in Spain, consider a few days at the Hotel Ritz Madrid by Belmond. This five-star property is one of the great historical hotels of Europe. A landmark of luxury, the hotel was commissioned by King Alfonzo XIII in 1910. At that time London and Paris had…