Rome: Wild rhinoceros

Palazzo Rhinoceros is home to Alda Fendi’s latest art space, as well as the Rooms of Rome, a bold new hotel concept that counts Michelangelo drawings among the decor

Venice: Seeking Scarpa in the city of canals

Look hard enough amid the churches and palazzi and you’ll find temples to modern architecture designed by Venice native Carlo Scarpa

Ask the architect: Claudio Nardi

In his native Florence, Claudio Nardi has designed everything from the Marble Museum in the Palazzo Medici Riccardi, and the bridge of love installation over the arno, to the new Riva Lofts florence hotel, run by his son and daughter
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Discover the waterways of Venice

Stunning palaces, shady piazzas, picture-perfect bridges and winding canals, Venice will leave you completely awestruck. Cosmos expert Clarissa reveals why now is the time visit