BAUR AU LAC: THE PRETTIEST HOTEL IN THE CITY

    You’ve never experienced picture perfect this way before: complete clarity as far as the eye can see, stretching out across 40km of Zurich lake and finally, resting upon the jagged snow-dusted mountains. And visible from the balconies of the city’s prettiest hotel, Baur au Lac. The mid-19th century property has a delightful yet modest terrace and garden, with…
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48 HOURS IN SOUTH AFRICA’S WINE REGION

My favourite place I’ve visited last year? Cape Town and the surrounding wine region in the Western Cape. After four days exploring the city and all of the natural beauty flung about, from the penguins at Boulders Beach, the gusty winds at Cape Point and a safari at a private reserve, it was time for a few days of rest…
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A STORY IN PINK: BELMOND MOUNT NELSON HOTEL

I believe in love at first sight. That is when it comes to hotels. When I first set eyes on that tiny thumbnail of Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in South Africa on Booking.com, my pulse was racing, my pupils dilated…  I had found The One. Until then, I had never seen better proof that a Malibu Barbie mansion exists in…
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10 CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS FOR JETSETTERS

Arguably, the jetsetter is one of the hardest people to gift for. They usually have the best of everything and can speak of incredible experiences from all over the world. So what should you get the girl that has everything? I’ve put together an affordable luxe gift guide covering everything from the chic to practical.   1. The travel shirt…
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THE LAST OF SUMMER AT ELYSIUM HOTEL, PAPHOS

Review of Elysium Hotel Paphos   Paphos is known for its archaeological remnants and beautiful mosaics, earning itself a place on the UNESCO list of cultural and national treasures. The name itself comes from the mythological son of Galatea and Pygmalion. The story goes that the sculptor created a beautiful white statue of Aphrodite and fell in love with it.…
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LONG LIVE CHAMPAGNE

There’s no denying that Champagne is a true classic and when it comes to millennial trends, this is particularly interesting one to watch. There are the likes of prosecco (also jokingly known as the ‘P’ word in the French region), English sparkling wine, not to mention other categories popular with millennials, such as craft beer and gin, where does a…
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