Surrounded by the lush, rolling hills of Tuscany, saturated in distinguished art and architectural charm, Florence has long been a draw for the art aficionados. Excellent food and wine flourish down every small winding street and are at the focal point of experiences for Florentines. The classic aperitif, or pre-dinner drinks, is a daily ritual for locals in celebration of life – good food, friends and lashings of wine.
Down in the deep south of USA, there’s a city with an air of European charm to it that you wouldn’t expect to find this side of the Atlantic. From the 17th century French architectural work of St. Louis Cathedral to the iconic wrought iron balconies covered in lush greenery, New Orleans is filled with romance and joie de vivre, a reflection deeply rooted in the city’s iconic designs.