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New Hotel La Fantaisie in Paris Offers Tranquil Retreat Amid Olympic Rush

May 22, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

If you're planning a trip to Paris this summer, make sure to add La Fantaisie to your list of must-visit places. This new hotel, located in the serene 9th arrondissement, promises a tranquil retreat in the bustling city, especially valuable during the upcoming Olympic Games.

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Michelin Recognizes Mexican Restaurants for the First Time: A Belated Tribute to Great Cuisine?

May 17, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

While we were sleeping, Michelin made history by awarding stars to restaurants in Mexico for the first time. This belated recognition of Mexico’s rich and varied cuisine challenges the mistaken belief that it is limited to tacos and burritos. However, the absence of three-star restaurants across Mexico suggests a lingering French bias among the inspectors. With only two restaurants receiving two stars and 16 earning one, the result seems laughable for such a large and gastronomically diverse country.

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In a peculiar case of theft, a Spanish court has issued a guilty verdict.

May 14, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

In October 2021, criminals stole 45 bottles of wine worth €1.6 million from the luxurious hotel and three-star Michelin restaurant Atrio in the city of Cáceres, western Spain.

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Online Ticket Sales for Mount Fuji to Start May 20

May 13, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

In a move to better manage tourism and preserve the environment, the Japanese authorities have announced that tickets to hike Mount Fuji will be available online starting May 20. This decision comes after a year of discussions about introducing a hiking fee for accessing Japan's most iconic peak.

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Kunstsilo Museum Opens in Kristiansand: A New Cultural Landmark

May 2, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

Kristiansand to Welcome the Kunstsilo Museum, A New Haven for Nordic Art

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Historic Cafes of Turin: A Journey Through Time and Taste

April 29, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

Turin, a city celebrated for its refined architecture and rich cultural heritage, is also renowned for its historic cafes, more so than any other city in Italy. These establishments, some operating for over a century, are not just cafes but monuments of gastronomy and tradition, nestled under the elegant arcades and colonnades of Turin's grand squares.

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Historic Eaton Le 9e Restaurant in Montreal Set to Reopen After 25 Years

April 26, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

Montreal is buzzing with anticipation as the historic Eaton Le 9e restaurant, a designated cultural heritage site, is set to welcome diners once again on May 17th after being shuttered for 25 years. First opened in 1931 by Lady Eaton, the wife of department store magnate John Craig Eaton, Eaton Le 9e has been a beloved gastronomic destination housed on the 9th floor of the Eaton Centre.

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Royal Mansour Casablanca: A New Landmark of Luxury Hospitality

April 25, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

Last week marked a significant milestone in Casablanca's tourism and hospitality landscape with the grand opening of the Royal Mansour Hotel, one of the most anticipated luxury hotels of the year. Casablanca, previously lacking a definitive flagship hotel, now hosts an establishment that sets a new benchmark for luxury—it is undeniably the new number one hotel in the city.

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Discover Alicudi: The Untouched Italian Island Paradise

April 11, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

In the quest for untouched beauty and serene solitude, Alicudi stands out as a pristine sanctuary amidst the Mediterranean's bustling tourist hotspots. This quaint island, part of the Lipari archipelago, offers a rare glimpse into a life governed by simplicity and harmony with nature.

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The Legendary Red-Blue Presidential Train Embarks from Porto's São Bento Station

April 2, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

Starting April 6th, the historic red-blue presidential train will once again grace the tracks from São Bento station in Porto, offering a journey steeped in grandeur and history. This train, a moving legend from 1890 to 1970, was once the esteemed carrier of presidents, ministers, and monarchs, with notable passengers including Queen Elizabeth II and Pope Paul VI.

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Serge Gainsbourg's Legacy Lives On: A Cultural Hub and Unique Cocktail Experience in Paris

April 2, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

In the vibrant heart of Paris, a new cultural landmark pays homage to the legendary French musician Serge Gainsbourg with the opening of his dedicated house museum last year. Adjacent to this tribute, the cultural center Maison Gaibsboug and its intriguing bar, Le Gaibsbarre, invite visitors on a unique journey through Gainsbourg's artistic world.

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Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi: A Colonial Gem in French Indochina

March 31, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

Certainly! Let me tell you about the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi – a magical hotel in Vietnam. 🌟

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Mister Donut and Gion Tsujiri Tea Collaborate on New Matcha Donut Collection

March 22, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

Mister Donut and Gion Tsujiri Tea, a well-known matcha specialist from Uji, Kyoto, have joined forces to create a new collection of matcha donuts that will be available in Japan starting March 27th.

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Catalonia Names Best Vermouth of the Year!

March 21, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

The world of vermouth has been abuzz with excitement following the announcement of the winners of the Catalonia's Best Vermouth Awards.

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The Magnificent Sammezzano Castle: A Jewel of Tuscan Architecture

March 20, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

Tucked away in the picturesque Tuscan town of Leccio lies a hidden gem known as Sammezzano Castle. While Leccio is famous for being home to the fashionable outlet The Mall, the true historical treasure of the town lies in the form of this magnificent castle.

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The Hidden Artistic Gem of Turin: Gonin Hall

March 20, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

 In the bustling heart of Turin lies a secret treasure that many locals are unaware of—the Gonin Hall. Nestled within the Porta Nuova railway station, this hall is a silent witness to Italy’s rich royal history and artistic heritage.

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Solo Palacio: Encanto Rural y Lujo Asturiano en el Nuevo Refugio de Descanso

March 18, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

En la serena campiña asturiana, un antiguo legado familiar se transforma en el epítome del retiro rural con una pincelada de lujo. Solo Palacio, un imponente caserón del siglo XV perteneciente a la familia Miranda-Quiros, ha renacido como un hotel boutique de 9 habitaciones, ofreciendo una experiencia única donde la tradición se encuentra con el minimalismo moderno.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Exploring Hong Kong: Where Tradition Meets Modern Luxury

March 17, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

Hello, globetrotters! 🌍✈️ Are you ready for an adventure through the vibrant streets of Hong Kong? Grab your passports because I've got the perfect itinerary for you, mixing heritage, luxury, and gastronomy in one of Asia's most dynamic cities.

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Diving into Luxury: Jennifer Lopez Ignites the Grand Opening of Dubai's Architectural Marvel, One&Only One Za'abeel

Feb. 16, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

It's been a year since the lavish curtains were drawn at the One&Only One Za'abeel in Dubai, an event that was nothing short of a spectacle, graced by the sensational Jennifer Lopez. The grandeur of the opening set the stage for what has become not just a hotel, but a landmark of luxury and architectural innovation in the heart of one of the world's most dynamic cities.

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36 ways to cook cod (part 1)

Jan. 26, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

On the cover of the book, the following information is presented:

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