Das Central Spa

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After much indulgence on the slopes and in the dinning room one might think that a trip to the spa would be without wine, well not at Das Central! Wine is a key facet of the Das Central philosophy, which for a wine lover like me is music to my ears! The spa at Das... Read more »

Café Boulud

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After I worked up an appetite from my morning swim, I navigated myself to the second floor with high expectation of my first meal at this establishment. With flashes of metal for a luxurious air filling the upper level, I was graciously welcomed by the hostess at the Café Boulud restaurant. Headed by the world... Read more »

Hotel Manali

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There had been a lot of fresh snow, so our drive through the winding roads up to Courchevel Moriond had been spectacular on this dark January winter’s evening. We eventually arrived at the Manali at 1650 metres; at first we were not sure if it was the entrance or the back of the hotel that... Read more »

Fasano Rio de Janeiro

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Ooooh Rio de Janeiro... The very name conjures up images of the city’s sights, some of the most recognizable in the world – Christ the Redeemer with his arms open to Guanabara Bay, Sugarloaf Mountain, Copacabana, Ipanema… After putting up with snow, sleet, and generally foul weather in New York, I was very much looking... Read more »

Chalet Rosière

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Are you set to jet set across the world? Why not try Chalet Rosière, which is nestled in the rustic town of La Rosiere, which overlooks the beautiful vistas of mountain range that lead to Val D’Isère and Les Arcs. The authentic charm of both the chalet and the town hone in on the traditional... Read more »

Delphina Hotels

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North Sardinia was once fought over by the Byzantines, the Phoenicians, the Spanish, the East Germans, the Carthaginians and a myriad of varying Roman tribes. Now, it is firmly a part of Italy and those who visit this most sought after and previously fought after habitat come to a supple oasis. Fresh green lavishes the... Read more »

Amaluna by Cirque du Soleil

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Back at the Royal Albert Hall by popular demand, Amaluna by Cirque du Soleil is a loose adaptation of The Tempest, which follows Miranda as she comes of age and falls in love on an enchanted island with the shipwrecked Romeo. Amaluna is packed with breath taking aerial stunts, astonishingly acrobatics and stunning symbolism. Cirque has gotten flashier... Read more »

Petit Comité Sevilla

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Seville has much to recommend it: horse-drawn carriages, fragrant citrus trees, beautiful architecture, and plenty of tapas options. A relaxed long weekend saw food galore, and one of the highlights was Petit Comité Sevilla. An intimate restaurant situated near the River Guadalquivir, Petit Comité Sevilla has an understated, family bistro feel. I arrived, with my... Read more »