Mandarin Oriental Bodrum: sleek chic at the Turkish Riviera

Mandarin Oriental Bodrum is located in the heart of the Turkish Riviera. Add to this two private beaches strewn with extra-soft white sand, four swimming pools, a three-level spa where signature treatments share space with famous local hammam, some of the best restaurants of the region and a team which is totally committed to delight and satisfy its guests. I visited this gem this summer and it will be a pleasure to share each detail of my amazing stay. Enjoy the ride!

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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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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 Mallorca: upscale village charm

Mallorca had been on my radar for quite a while and when I read that Park Hyatt was opening its first European resort on the island I was sure that this was the right time to go back. Park Hyatt Mallorca is a dream retreat which reflects the style of a traditional Mallorquin hilltop village with references of local art and cultural heritage matching perfect views and top-notch fine dining. It´s a great pleasure to share with you my experience in this paradise. Enjoy the ride!

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7132 Hotel: architectural masterpiece in Vals, Switzerland

There is no other way I could start this blog post than by writing the word that better describes this trip: DREAM! It is with great pleasure that I will describe every detail of this amazing place and the fantastic days we spent in the Swiss Alps to celebrate Preferred Hotel’s 50th anniversary. Enjoy the ride!

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Beau-Rivage Palace: cultural heritage and modernity in Lausanne

Since 1861, Beau-Rivage Palace has been proving that tradition and innovation – just like cultural heritage and modernity – can complement each other very well. The property is synonym of Switzerland’s typically excellent hospitality and it was maybe the most amazing Grand Hotel I have ever visited. I admit that explaining its grandeur is a hard task. It will be a pleasure to share my impressions with you. Enjoy the ride!

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Palafitte: A hotel on the water in Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Hôtel Palafitte is the only hotel built on stilts in Europe and I was very curious to see it since the first time I saw pictures of the property. I chose Palafitte for my first trip since I moved to Switzerland as me and my husband were in need of serious relaxation. I couldn’t be happier with my choice and I will tell you everything you have to know to enjoy this paradise. Enjoy the ride!

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The Betsy Hotel: timeless elegance in Miami South Beach

The Betsy was pretty much the last Georgian-style hotel to be built on Ocean Drive and was called The Betsy Ross at the time. “Unique” is the right word to describe the property and its pre-deco plantation style. The absence of pool parties, nightclubs and celebrity DJs makes The Betsy stand out from its attention-starved neighbour hotels and a recent renovation has turned it into one of the best choices in South Beach.

I was there one month ago and will describe in detail how it went.

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