Santa Cruz, the capital of La Palma, the most northwesterly island of Spain’s Canary Islands. Photo: Tim Pile

La Palma, one of Spain’s Canary Islands, lives up to its nickname, La Isla Bonita

  • The most northwesterly island of the archipelago boasts pristine forests, jaw-dropping landscapes
  • The capital, Santa Cruz, was once a bustling trade hub between Spain and the Americas
Topic |   Spain

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Santa Cruz, the capital of La Palma, the most northwesterly island of Spain’s Canary Islands. Photo: Tim Pile
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Il Pellicano, on Italy’s Tuscan coastline, has long attracted the jet set, playing host to Slim Aarons, Sophia Loren and Charlie Chaplin. Photo: Il Pellicano

Why Il Pellicano, chic Italian hotel on the Tuscan coast, still draws the jet set

  • Despite the property’s prestige, Marie-Louise Sciò’s understated makeover is more home than hotel
  • Perched on the edge of the Tyrrhenian Sea, the property has long attracted a glamorous clientele, including Sophia Loren, Charlie Chaplin
Topic |   Luxury travel

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Il Pellicano, on Italy’s Tuscan coastline, has long attracted the jet set, playing host to Slim Aarons, Sophia Loren and Charlie Chaplin. Photo: Il Pellicano
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