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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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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Six Senses Douro Valley: tranquility and romance in Portugal’s majestic wine region

Six Senses Douro Valley is located in a superbly renovated 19th-century Manor House set high on a hill overlooking the vine covered rolling hills of the Douro Valley and the river below. A breathtaking spa, ultra modern rooms, suites and villas, fantastic restaurants, a wine library, swimming pools and an organic garden are but a few of the many features offered in this oasis right in the middle of the oldest wine region ever registered in the world. I spent some days in this paradise and it will be my pleasure to share every detail 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 Duchess: the fresh taste of Belle Epoque in Amsterdam

Dining at The Duchess, in Amsterdam, is one of those experiences for every sense. I still cannot decide which aspect of this place is the most stunning one: food, ambience, service… Everything is absolutely perfect at this former KAS Bank in W Hotel, in the heart of the city.

The first time I visited this restaurant was around one year ago when the concierge of a great hotel told me that it was an experience “per se” in town. I returned two weeks ago to confirm that it just got even better.

I am very happy to share the experience in detail with you because it was fantastic!!!

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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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Saint-Tropez: a glam summer in France

Saint Tropez is one of the first destinations that come into our minds when we think about European summer. And it is quite easy to understand why. It is a resort on everybody’s bucket list and if you haven’t been there yet, there is still time to book a nice stay at the French Riviera. The place hasn’t been the same lately and many of the habitués took a time off. Nevertheless, it sounds like 2017 will represent a comeback, and let’s be honest: it is always beautiful and a nice choice. Saint-Tropez offers fun for each and every taste: for those seeking never ending party with a lot of champagne and also for those who “only” want to lay back and relax in a beautiful place, with plenty of gourmet restaurants, refreshing beaches, state of art accommodation, shopping and a rosé that makes me dream when I write about it.

Join me and I will tell you everything you have to know to enjoy amazing days in one of the most glamorous beach resorts on earth.

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