Travel

Luxury and privacy on the island of Phuket

A true tropical paradise, Phuket is known as the “exotic pearl” of the Andaman Sea. Its sunny coasts edged by beaches of white sand and wide bays are lapped by emerald waters, with lush hills as a backloth. (...) Read on...

Courchevel 1850, a sublime 5-star experience

In Courchevel, excellence is of prime importance. For fans of gastronomy, the resort boasts no less than 10 Michelin stars shared out between seven different addresses, an impressive record. Each season, 5-star (...) Read on...

Sights for sore eyes in Moscow

Endowed with world-renowned heritage, Moscow is home to iconic sites and landmarks. On its vast Red Square, buildings bearing witness to various eras succeed one another, each one more striking than the last. (...) Read on...

Luxury trains : a refined way to travel

Initially known as the “Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-lits”, the Belmond label now boasts the world's most impressive collection of exceptional trains. As elegant and refined as one could wish, they propose wonderful itineraries through breathtaking landscapes in Europe, Asia and (...) Read on...

Luxury getaways in the greek islands

Regardless of its economic ups and downs, Greece continues to offer its guests truly stunning landscapes. With a heritage dating back to the Age of Antiquity, its legendary laid-back life-style, and its tasty but healthy gastronomy, Greece and its islands propose many hotels and resorts (...) Read on...

For dedicated fans of architecture

Iconic buildings and magnificent environments, the perfect blend for extraordinary hotels inviting guests to experience the worlds of architects renowned for their sheer brilliance. Read on...

Berlin, a multifaceted capital

Eight times bigger than Paris for only 1 million more inhabitants, Berlin offers a very appealing way of life in both summer and winter, something rare for a metropolis of this size. Historic and avant-garde at one and the same time, the capital of Germany seems to be, above all else, a (...) Read on...

The most dizzying roof terraces in the world's hotels

Real works of architecture in their own right, the most dizzying roof terraces in the world's hotels compete for ingenuity, luxurious amenities and outsize proportions. With their elevated and plunging views, these stunning terraces offer settings wide open to the sky for dining, enjoying (...) Read on...

The art of Living in Tel Aviv

It is a blend of seaside pleasures, cultural heritage, generous gastronomy, luxury hotels, smart clubs for night-owls, cutting-edge shopping, and prestigious events including a Fashion Week drawing more and more fans. This cosmopolitan town with about 415,000 residents has succeeded in (...) Read on...

Courchevel, an avalanche of novelties

Built from June 1946 onwards on the pastures of the valley of La Tarentaise to boost the region's economy at the end of the war, Courchevel now stands at the heart of a fabulous skiing domain. It plays host to about 15 luxury hotels, star-rated restaurants, designer boutiques, cutting-edge (...) Read on...

Idyllic villas in St. Barths

A carefree realm fringed with mega-yachts, St. Barths offers excellent hotels with tropical architecture and services awarded lots of stars. As well as palatial addresses such as Le Cheval Blanc and Le Sereno, prestigious villas are available for rent. With decor in dominant white or mineral (...) Read on...

Fabulous gateaways

Contemplation, a return to Nature, getting off the beaten track, a trip back in time, total disconnection… Some hotels offer interior decor, panoramic views and amenities surpassing one's wildest dreams. Off-the-wall or ideal for escapism, they are sheltered from the bustle of modern life, (...) Read on...

Rio, Olympic style

Officially founded in 1555, São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro is famous worldwide for its idyllic beaches, its Sugarloaf Mountain rising to an altitude of 396 metres, and its statue of Christ the Redeemer symbolically protecting the 6.5 million or so inhabitants from the top of the Corcovado (...) Read on...

Confidential Saint-Tropez

Each summer, fans of partying, seaside pleasures, 5-star shopping and gastronomy meet up in the most glamorous of all the villages on the Côte d'Azur. A mandatory port-of-call for celebrities, Saint-Tropez has set people dreaming ever since Brigitte Bardot created a buzz in her pink gingham (...) Read on...

Quebec, cities and nature

Endless forests, enchanting lakes, famous national parks, carpets of flowers in summer and immaculate snow in winter, the Canadian province of Quebec is synonymous with luxuriant nature and wide open spaces. Situated in the eastern part of the country, between Ontario and the provinces on the (...) Read on...