Atelier Sul Mare, Sicily

Atelier Sul Mare, Sicily

Cutting-edge museum hotel in Italy Have you ever dreamed of sleeping in a museum or a contemporary art gallery?  This dream could be realized in this amazing creative hotel. Luxury and art coexist with strength. At Atelier Sul Mare, when we book a room, we have some of the most tasteful pieces of contemporary art [...]

Casa do rio Vez

Casa do rio Vez

A riverside bucolic hideaway, north of Portugal, above Porto.  The wheels of the 19th Century riverside olive mill were spun by the glorious River Vaz that flows by its side. Now it is a private and stylish getaway that provide 4 bedrooms and a spacious loft apartment set in acres of achingly beautiful private gardens [...]

Bom Bom Island Resort, a brand-new luxury camp

Bom Bom Island Resort, a brand-new luxury camp

First of all, getting there is quite a long trip. But it’s the condition to find secluded place. The tropical island of Principe is an undiscovered paradise in the Atlantic Ocean, in front of Gabon. Right on the Equator, on the northern shore of Principe (one of the two-islands nation of Sao Tomé and Principe) [...]

The Surf Lodge, a heaven in the Hampton’s

The Surf Lodge, a heaven in the Hampton’s

Well, it’s expensive. But, heaven is expensive. Especially when heaven is only 120 miles from Gotham! Well spring is coming and summer will last till october, we hope. Well, you are in Montauk… Oops! My girlfriend and I, we were in Montauk, escaping Manhattan after a hard week working on our new trendy city guide [...]

Botanique Hotel, Brazil

Botanique Hotel, Brazil

They used to call the area « the Brazil’s Hamptons ».  And it’s a good name. Except that here you find more hills and tropical trees than seashore and gardenias.  With only six suites in the main buildings and 11 standalone villas with private gardens, Botanique hotel combines five-star services with the intimacy of a sleek tropical [...]

Palihotel, euro urban inn style in L.A.

Palihotel, euro urban inn style in L.A.

Mixing a European inn atmosphere and the dynamic culture of Melrose avenue is a challenge that Avi Brosh succesffully resolves. (see his exclusive interview) The man behind Palihouse, luxury retreat in West hollywood, has created an chic urban neighborhood oriented inn. Palihotel- its name- is a classic boutique hotel, but not the kind of minimalist ones [...]

Kaikias Hotel, Bozcaada

Kaikias Hotel, Bozcaada

It’s time to have a serious-new-sexy-holiday-experience. And for that, you need to go off the usual paths.come with me in Bozcaada island. With its Ottoman-Greek whitewashed houses clustered around the harbor and its lack of tourism, Bozcaada, one of Turkey’s two Aegean islands, is an insider’s secret. About a seven hour car drive south west [...]

El Lodge, luxury ski in Andalusia

El Lodge, luxury ski in Andalusia

Stop thinking skiing in Courchevel ou Gstaad or Vail. Now you can have the same luxury but with intimacy in Spain. Yes! Spain and even Andalusia. In the sierra Nevada of Granada. Nestled high in the rugged peaks of Andalucia, Nordic-cool hotel El Lodge sits pretty by the pistes with a mountain-view heated pool, fur-strewn [...]

Tree Snake Houses at Pedras Salgadas Park

Tree Snake Houses at Pedras Salgadas Park

Once again in my life, I have been amazed. Really amazed by this stunning new eco-resort of Parque de Pedras Salgadas, Portugal, which consists of a set of seven small houses in perfect harmony with the surrounding outstanding nature. Portuguese architects Luís Rebelo de Andrade and Tiago Rebelo de Andrade designed two ‘Tree Snake Houses’, [...]

Hervé Hochet, Directeur Au Cœur du Village, 5 étoiles à la Clusaz

Hervé Hochet, Directeur Au Cœur du Village, 5 étoiles à la Clusaz

Pourquoi êtes vous devenu hôtelier ? Avant tout par passion. Dès mes 13-14 ans, je souhaitais déjà me diriger vers l’hôtellerie-restauration. Breton d’origine, j’ai donc naturellement rejoint l’école hôtelière de Dinard à l’âge de 15 ans! Après cinq ans d’études hôtelières, mon BTS Gestion Hôtelière en poche, et plusieurs stages et saisons de serveur en restaurant, [...]