L’Assiette Champenoise is the starred experience in Champagne

This stay was a dream coming true to me. L’Assiette Champenoise is a place I always wanted to visit. First time I heard about it was during a trip to Champagne some years ago, when a champagne producer told me that this was the best and most exclusive hotel and restaurant in the region. I finally spent three nights in the property last month only to conclude that this statement is absolutely true. Enjoy the ride!

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Anantara Vilamoura: an authentic journey in Algarve

Have you ever been to Algarve, in Portugal? This has always been a destination on my list but somehow always postponed for whatever reason. The “status quo” was about to change quite fast the day I read in a magazine that ANANTARA VILAMOURA had opened its doors. As a huge fan of Anantara hotels, I quickly booked a room and packed my bags. Enjoy the ride!

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Bayerischer Hof: a world of its own in the heart of Munich

Independently owned Hotel Bayerischer Hof is without a doubt the king of Munich’s Grand Hotel scene. Once the spare palace where King Ludwig I entertained his royal guests, the property is today a city hub open to guests – and many celebrities – from all over the world: a city within a city, a world of its own in the heart of Munich. Enjoy the ride!

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Park Hyatt Vienna: luxury has never been so personal

Park Hyatt is my second home in Vienna! And I really take it serious. I was in Vienna a couple weeks ago and chose to stay at the property again, only to realize that Park Hyatt not only kept its high standards but got even better. It is a great pleasure to share with you the details of my stay at my favorite hotel in town. Enjoy the ride!

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MOMO: high-end Asian immersion in Amsterdam

I don’t really know how many times I have been to MOMO just as I don’t know how many times I have been to Amsterdam before living here. MOMO is a classic. Years go by, there is always a bunch of new restaurants in town and MOMO holds strong as a trendy hotspot. This restaurant is the originator of high-end Asian cuisine + distinct design in Amsterdam and has been raising the bar for more than 9 years.

Thumbs up for fresh and inventive Asian fusion that is food for our body, soul and also our eyes. Do not forget the amazing cocktails prepared to perfection by some of the best bartenders in the Netherlands.

I returned to this beloved restaurant two weeks ago and it will be a pleasure to share my impressions with you.

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Ron Gastrobar: The ultimate Michelin starred restaurant in Amsterdam

I first visited Ron Gastrobar in Amsterdam some years ago, before I could even imagine that I would end up living in this city. I went with my husband and we had such a great experience that since then I have been recommending this place to everybody who asks about good restaurant in Amsterdam.

After this first time, I returned in two other occasions (and counting) and the word to describe food, service, ambience, etc, etc, etc is “SUPERB”. Last time I was at Ron Gastrobar was last week and it will be a pleasure to tell you in detail how it feels to dine in such a great place, one of the few restaurants in Amsterdam which were awarded a Michelin star.

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Six Senses Laamu: The Maldives at its best

Six Senses Laamu is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, deep in the Indian Ocean, in the stunning Maldives. Just a short inter-island flight from Malé International Airport and a quick boat trip take you to a place where dolphins swim, turtles are born, Mantas are easily spotted and where the sunsets are just magical. The luxury Maldives resort is a combination of on-land and over-water villas constructed of sustainable materials and set around the palm-fringed paradise. I spent a week in this secluded heaven and will tell you everything you have to know before packing and rushing to this paradise.

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