Welcome to my blog, Paola’s Diary. I am the Founder and Director of Passepartout Homes, luxury holiday rentals.

Paola’s Diary covers luxury travel news, travel tips and advice as well as we write about the best holiday homes around the globe.

Passepartout Homes was born out of my and my husband’s desire to share our holiday home, and to do so with peace of mind.

In 2007, my  dreams came to life when my husband and I built a holiday home in the south of Italy. It quickly became a beloved destination not just for us, but also for our close friends and family. As much as we cherished the time we spent there, our home-away-from-home sadly remained empty for long stretches of the year.

Seeking a way to share our special place with like-minded travelers, I created Passepartout Homes, a vacation rental agency and luxury travel Club, where guests enjoy members-only benefits.

I have spent the past few years creating a close-knit, trusted network that pairs discerning homeowners with luxury-oriented travelers. Our guests benefit from exclusive access to some of the world’s most memorable vacation villas, and our homeowners can rest assured knowing that they are sharing their beautiful properties and quality amenities with those who will value and respect them. When a Passepartout door opens, it’s always for a Friend.

Paola’s Diary blog was created to provide guests with a wealth of resources to better plan their trips.

Whether you are looking for a luxury vacation rental, you are a homeowner of a holiday home or whether you just want to chat, please feel free to drop me a line: [email protected]

Paola Fiocchi Van den Brande

Founder and Director

[email protected]