Places that combine a tantalizing blend of taste and beauty, hand-picked by opinion leaders and trendsetters who have chosen the finest, off-the-beaten-path activities just for you.
We review those hidden gems that allow travelers to enjoy great service, excellent products, a beautiful environment, and the joy of a smiley welcome. Places devoted to quality where unique details make the design, and the atmosphere defines a precise style.
We personally visit each place in order to evaluate if it meets our quality standards; likewise, all the pictures are exclusively taken by us in order to portrait the “experience” that each place has to offer. In order to help you choose the one that most suits you, we have divided our reviews into four categories: Design, Rustic, Luxury, and Unusual.
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Founder & Editorial Director
Caterina was born in Treviso where she spent most of her childhood and adolescence. Driven by a strong passion for fashion, at 18 she moved to London to study Fashion Management at the University of the Arts. Over time, thanks to her many work experiences in various fields, she discovered a particular interest in marketing and above all for communication, an area in which he decides to specialize and make it her profession. In a constant search for Beauty, her passions range from fashion to design to photography. The biggest of her, however, remain two: food and Greece. She currently works in Milan for a design company.
Freelance photographer, she is specialized in interior design and food.
Born in Florence, she is currently based in Milan where she collaborates with various magazines, communication agencies, architects and interior designers, creating food and interior photo shootings mainly for social communication projects.
She loves to offer new points of view to the “readers” of her photos because being able to observe from a different angle allows us to get to know better both the people we meet and the places we visit.
Born in 1984 to a Veronese mother and a Milanese father, he has a long experience in the field of PR marketing, communication strategies, and social media, in particular in luxury design, fashion, hotellerie, and food & beverage sectors. A great lover of international travel, markets and cultures, he pursues Beauty as a way of life, an ethical and aesthetic value of which he is an ambassador both through writing as a blogger and journalist, and as a contributor to the Secrets world.
He currently works, between Florence, Verona and Milan, for a PR & Communications agency.
More than 10 years of experience in communication, a great passion for photography, she is an expert in content management and visual storytelling strategies for brands, institutions, and editorial projects. After a Degree in Communication in Padua and a Master in Image Promotion, she begins to travel to Europe in search of inspiration. Experiences in cinema, fashion, and design have enriched her vision, pushing her to seek an ever new point of view on things. Since 2018 she has been collaborating with the Secrets guides as a photographer and copywriter (www.claragalanti.com).
Engineer by training, creative at heart. Born in Treviso in 1990, she moves to various cities in Italy and England, before returning to her hometown where she currently works as a Project Manager for a multinational. Globetrotter for work and a lover of discovery, her passions are travel, photography, and flavors, which lead her in search of the gastronomic and experiential excellences of the territory, bringing her in a natural way to the Secrets world.