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BACK TO BASICS WITH LA BOUITTE
Situated in the Savoy, in the “3 Vallées” ski area, La Bouitte offers one of the best tables in the Alps, 16 charming bedrooms and a Spa. Their special offer: “Retour aux sources” or “Back to Basics” – 2 nights including daily menu from 3 Michelin-star restaurant, access to the spa, and a massage accompanied by champagne.
BEST HOTEL TERRACES IN EUROPE
This summer enjoy an apéritif, lunch or dinner from the height of a luxury hotel in a beautiful city. Here is our list of 5 top hotel terraces with a smashing view in Europe.
10 GOOD REASONS TO VISIT STOCKHOLM
Meatballs at restaurant Sturehof, promenade around beautiful park the Royal Djurgarden, island hopping at Stocholm’s archipelago and the city’s best summer terraces; these are just some of the most excellent reasons to visit Sweden’s mulitfaceted capital.
EUROPE’S MOST BEAUTIFUL PORTS
Visiting Europe’s most famous waterfront cities by water instead of land is an unforgettable experience no matter which port you choose from our list.
Feria de Abril de Sevilla
Every year in April, two weeks after the Semana Santa, the Holy Week, which we know as Easter, Seville holds its Feria de Abril de Sevilla, or Seville April Fair. The fair lasts a week and features parades, bullfighting, fairgrounds, and you will find that all of Seville is out partying and dancing in the steets while eating tapas and drinking sherry . . (more)
Hotel Gran Melia Rome
The Gran Meliá Rome Hotel, the masterpiece of the Gran Meliá brand, is enveloped by the legends of ancient Rome and the spectacular scenery of the historical Villa Agrippina, which once belonged to the Roman empress, mother of the Emperor Nero. Its rich history blends seamlessly with elegant interiors which masterfully balance traditional luxury with a sophisticated avant garde flair.
3 Very Different Fab New London Hotels
The year 2014 has given us very many new, unique and wonderful hotels worldwide, but we focus here on London, and specifically a trio of hotels, all very different, individualistic and each brilliant in their own way . . (more)
Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens
With breathtaking views of the fabled Acropolis, regal Syntagma Square and the Parliament, lush Lycabettus Hill or the original Olympic Stadium, the multi-awarded 5 star Hotel Grande Bretagne offers an unrivalled perspective of Athens’ mythical history.
Marbella’s month-long outdoor music festival Starlite is held every summer in July/August with a star-studded line-up of guests performing in the Marbella Quarry, a stunning natural amphitheatre . . (more)
Delfina Delettrez’s Berlin
Delfina Delettrez, jewelery designer, daughter of Silvia Fendi, has fallen under the spell of the artistic vibrations of the German capital; she loves especially the importance that the city puts on music and dance.
Five Top Class French Red Wines Under 15€
Gault & Millau are well-known and respected experts on the subject of wine; we have picked five of their favourite ‘Coup de Coeur’ reds under 15 euro.
The 10 Best Plates from Spain
Everyone loves the Spanish kitchen and we have listed some of the best traditional dishes and where to have them; all the following are popular, many national stars and some lesser known.
Karl Lagerfeld’s Paris, Saint Tropez, Monaco
Direct, no-nonsense, with a refined taste for simple but high quality food and a liking of personable service, combined with his vast experience of the most amazing places in France; Lagerfeld is an excellent guide to the best that Paris, Monaco and Saint Tropez have to offer.
Gas Bijoux Jewellery
With shops in Paris, Saint-Tropez, Marseille, Miland and New York as well as an online-shop Gas Bijoux is known worldwide for their exquisite jewels inspired by the artistic vision and world travels of André Gas.
René Redzepi on the Story of Noma
Phaidon.com was given exclusive and unrestricted access to film René Redzepi and the kitchens at Noma – the Nordic sensation voted the number one restaurant in the world at the awards for the San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants. This video tells the story of Noma from plant to plate, and the personal journey of René Redzepi.