Posh W Verbier — W Hotels’ first Mountain Hideaway

W Hotel Verbier is first design-hotel mountain hideaway

In December 2013 Starwood hotel group opened “W Verbier” – their first alpine escape. Verbier is the internationally renowned ski resort in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The hotel is the first of its kind in Switzerland, setting new standards with the design-led lifestyle-brand. We had a close look, check out our video review!

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Sleek and Stylish Design Hotel – The Oitavos in Cascais Peninsula

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Located near Cascais, one of the most richest municipalities in Portugal, The Oitavos Hotel is only a 20 minute drive from Lisbon. One reads, on the hotel website, that the Oitavos seeks to “embrace rather than compete with nature,” and it succeeds in doing just that — the ambiance of the hotel seamlessly merges ultra modern interior design with the wild natural surroundings, including the lush Oitavos Dunes golf course and the rippling Atlantic oceanfront.

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Corteinfiore – Best Restaurant and Boutique Hotel in Trani, Puglia

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Corteinfiore – an excellent seafood restaurant and stylish bed & breakfast – is set in the old Palazzo Laghezza, located only a few steps from the tourist harbor in Trani. The Palazzo from the 16th century is built on the ancient city walls in a quiet and peaceful area. Here’s why we would rather call it a Boutique Hotel instead of a B&B…

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The House Hotel Bosphorus – Classy yet Modern at the Same Time

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Recently I ventured to Istanbul for the first time in my life. Turkey used to be one of the few destinations that I was a bit reluctant to go because it seems fairly exotic to the Western eye and the language is all different from what we would speak anywhere else in Europe.

Anyway, I somehow managed to talk myself into this adventure and all of a sudden I was there in the whirlwind taxi traffic from the airport to an outstanding oasis of classy style by the Bosphorus.

Check out how that feels Istanbul style…

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Algodon Mansion:Living like Roger Federer in Buenos Aires

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The exquisite boutique hotel Algodon Mansion is located in the heart of Recoleta — the most elegant residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires. It is here that the city’s wealthiest citizens enjoy the most exclusive designer boutiques, high-end restaurants and art galleries.

Furthermore, it’s the first (and only!) Relais & Châteaux hotel in Buenos Aires!

It’s of little wonder that tennis star Roger Federer chose to stay here during his exhibition tennis matches against local hero Juan Martín del Potro.  (Spanish report by La Nación)

Join us as we explore Federer’s suite number 3!

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