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Matild Palace is one of the most important historical buildings in Hungary. The impressive Art Nouveau building reflects the beauty of Hungary's historical heritage. The aesthetics of the interiors of Matild Palace hotelrefers to the culture of the Budapest aristocracy.
Just next to Opera Garnier, this iconic restaurant has a rich history dating back to 1862. Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Oscar Wilde, Victor Hugo, Ernest Hemingway, Emile Zola and Price of Wales were among the celebrity guests.
The restored legendary Art Deco building is located on the banks of the river Seine in the first arrondissement, just a few steps from the Louvre. It's not just a hotel, but a whole complex of La Samaritain department store, which Bernard Arnault has been building for the last 10 years.
The evening can't get Parisian enough without the visit to this classic bistro in the 7th arrondissement. Expect your favourite French staples and iconic views of the Eiffel Tower.
Taipei has it all - delicious food, designer hotels, art museums and galleries, Buddhist temples and modern architecture. But the capital of Taiwan is also outstanding because it is located in close proximity to national parks, authentic traditional towns and colourful night markets. Everything is within easy reach by train or MRT. I have curated a list of the top seven destinations you can easily visit in Taiwan this spring.
Paris today is a fusion of old and new that attracts travellers to discover the city from a new perspective. In the historic buildings of the La Belle Epoque are now located stylish hotels. I have curated a list of the five most interesting hotels in the centre of the French capital that have a perfect balance between historical heritage and modern design.
Bordeaux has been France’s wine capital for centuries, and where there’s fine wine, there’s delicious food. In this guide you will find a list of my favourite spots in the city, including the iconic landmarks and new openings.
Paris has forever been and will always be the world’s artistic capital. Not only because the grand city is a work of art in its own right, but because it’s home to some of the most awe-inspiring masterpieces ever created in every discipline.
Paris' Right Bank comprises the northern neighbourhoods of the Seine River. This is a glorious side of the city of lights, and it’s well worth knowing intimately.
In the heart of the French Basque Country, in close proximity to the Spanish-French border, Biarritz is a distinctive town with its own historical heritage, culture and cuisine.
Annecy is nicknamed the “Venice of the Alps” for its magnificent canals; it’s known for its picturesque architecture and its traditional but upscale food scene. In the winter you have the chance to experience it without the usual crowds, and it’s the perfect time to indulge in delicious Haute-Savoie cuisine without feeling too guilty.
Venice in the winter is like misted glass: at first, it seems that there is nothing worthwhile, but behind the veil lies a treasure. If you are wondering if it is worth planning a trip in the off-season, drop your doubts - Venice in winter is magical. Don't think about it, go. In winter, you risk getting into the most romantic city in the world without crowds of tourists, perhaps, giving yourself the best “off-season” vacation of your life.
Birthdays abroad are always special. You’re a bit melancholic, as you’re away from home and your loved ones, but excited. As you know this is a birthday you’ll never forget.
Art events to experience in Paris before 2021 ends
19 December, 2021 FRANCE
Paris itself is a museum in its own right. The pebbled streets and historical landmarks are quite an art gallery! Paris is also home to some of the most exciting art exhibitions and cultural events, and although many of them are available all year round, others are fleeting experiences, opportunities you just can’t miss. Here are the most attractive art events to experience in Paris before 2021 ends.
Cold but never freezing, a bit rainy and somewhat cloudy, winter in Paris has a special glow, and there’s plenty to see and do to feel that cosy Christmas vibe. These are my favourite things to do in Paris during Christmas.
A visit to the Veuve Clicquot champagne cellars in Reims
1 October, 2021 FRANCE
A tour of one of the most prestigious champagne houses in the world
Luang Prabang: exploring romantic colonial city with Avani+ hotel
11 September, 2021 LAOS
Where to stay in Luang Prabang? No place like Avani+ hotel
A green guide to Amsterdam Oost neighborhood