Winter versus summer – Exploring two sides of a fabulously French Holiday

Seducing travelers from the world over to return time and time again seems to comes naturally to France. As one of the world’s top tourist destination, this relatively small country packs a lot of architectural masterpieces, noteworthy museums and striking landscapes that are as chic as…


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L'Albergo Della Regina Isabella - Ischia's Little Treasure

Personal review from Gabriela's stay at l'Albergo Della Regina Isabella in Ischia.  The arrival - L'Albergo Della Regina Isabella In the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, just one hour away from the port of Naples, where volcanoes chose to meet together thousands of years ago to redefine beauty, you…


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Dreaming of Sicily in Villa Ducale

Personal review from jodie Oake's stay at Villa Sucale in Sicily.  The arrival - Villa Ducale, Sicily I had long been dreaming of Sicily; the painted postcard of my mind blazed with visions of sun blasted Piazzas, pretty terraces splashed with wildflowers, hamlets sitting atop the hills, and long…


Boutique Hotel Ziggurat Guernsey

This is my personal review of Hotel Ziggurat in lovely Guernsey. I've travelled pretty extensively and feel I can truly say Guernsey is quite unique. With French street signs, English money and a strange French dialect all of their own that nobody seemed to speak, the identity of the place is…


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Nouveau North at The Townhouse Hotel, Manchester

Manchester is one of the biggest cities in the north of England, and known as an established music hub and for its curry mile. The city centre itself has plentiful wonderful Michelin restaurants, and luxury hotels. The newest addition to this is The Townhouse Hotel, situated a short walk from the…


Welcome to Hotel Thoumieux

Shortly after passing the Eiffel Tower, you'll turn onto the tiny Parisian streets that seem lifted from a storybook. Seconds later the Thoumieux neon sign comes into view. Though the signage is less in keeping with the hotels' overall impeccable style, it is indisputably Parisian. Being greeted by…


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Chateau Saint-Martin: Luxe French Retreat

Those who long to step into the set of a historical storybook find their dreams come to life when they visit the French boutique hotel Le Chateau Saint-Martin. Through the wrought iron gates and cypress trees that line the driveway, this hilltop hideaway in the heart of Provence is simply sublime.…


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Paradise Found: Seductive Villa Stays in Lake Como

Lofty mountains and luscious lakes, honey colored mansions draped in the thick velvet of ivy, celebrities peeping out from behind designer shades, and a mild climate that butters up the bright and beautiful towns, there is something so immediately striking and purely lovely that comes from a stay…


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Unravel the Magic of Mallorca with Travelopo

Writers, artists, dukes and stars have all dashed to the dazzling island of Mallorca, a place where the mountains are sprinkled with green, the sea is a desirable shade of deep blue, and charming fishing villages and 13th century churches dot the landscape. Palma is the beating heart where a maze…


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Igloo Village: Icy Finnish Getaway

Greenland's Igloo village, Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, is the perfect place for those who have always dreamed of a bed beneath the splendor of the stars and the whimsical wishes of the Northern Lights. Buried snugly in the snow you will find a handful of glass roofed igloos perfectly procured for…


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Villa Puerto Pollenca Deluxe in Palma De Mallorca

In the golden light of morning the sweet nutty scent of pine mingles with the salt sea breeze, I slide the glass fronted doors open and step out onto a warm wooden terrace with striking views across to the jagged peaks of the Boquer Mountains. The array of white washed villas, the golden cliffs…


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Mount Parnassus: Visit the Delphi Oracle

Many made the dawn light trek up the mountainside of Mount Parnassus, bathed in the first rays of Zeus. Crushing wildflowers underfoot and clinging to crumbling rocks as the path got steeper. Deep in the heart of the mountain, behind a veil of mist and smoke and otherworldly wonders, sat the Delphi…


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Portmeirion Wales: Italian and Welsh Wonder

Usually associated with grey slate homes, rising snowcapped peaks and deep clad forests, Wales doesn’t seem like the type of place where you would stumble into an Italian village. Yet Portmeirion Wales  with its pastel colored Mediterranean architecture, its grandiose fountains and its lush…


Best Hotels Vienna: Austrian Top Design

Vienna is a city of art and design. Here, where cutting-edge architecture blends with grand Baroque styles, you’re likely to explore the city with your neck craned upwards and your mouth hanging open in awe. In a city this stunningly sculptured, it’s only right that you stay somewhere just as…


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KaDeWe Berlin: Luxurious Retail Experience

Luxurious, innovative, chic — KaDeWe Berlin offers shoppers a retail experience to rival Harrods or Paris’ Galeries Lafayette. With eight floors and over 60,000 square meters, this exclusive shopping mall houses an expansive range of premium retail stores, from luxury fashion brands and high-range…


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Luxury Interactive in London

At Luxe in a City we love any excuse to rave about the big smoke and  this fall there is a fabulous high class affair in the heart of the capital city of London. The rumble of red buses, the flashy boutiques on Oxford Street, the cream colored fairytale of Buckingham Palace, the changing of the…


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Visit Tuscany: Sweetness in San Gimignano

You rarely hear someone say 'do not visit Tuscany'. This honeymoon haven is filled with rustic farmhouses scattered across the green sun glazed hills, frescoes hidden in the chambers of every church and rolling vineyards inviting you to stay awhile and sip the delights of open cellar doors. San…


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Le Coupe-Chou Paris: Fine dining

The City of Lights's fine dining scene beyond the tourist trap, is easy to find if you look hard enough. So I was mightily impressed with myself when I hunted down Le Coupe-Chou Paris, a fabulously elegant place in the Saint Germain district that offers traditional French dining. The name of this…


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Stonehenge Solstice: Experience History Today

Egypt may have the might of the pyramids, Easter Island may have their heads, but England has their circle of stone monoliths, an enigma steeped in spiritual charm, known as Stonehenge. Surrounded by the rolling greens and remote desolation of the Salisbury Plain you can witness one of the wonders…


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Vernazza Cinque Terre: Shades and Coves

Trying to describe the famous Italian Vernazza Cinque Terre is a true smorgasbord of cliché. But honestly the vineyards do tumble down the golden cliffs. The air is thick with the scent of fresh broken basil leaves and the zest of lemons and the last rays of light illuminate the pastel houses…