Travel

Hotel Tegernsee: The New Alpine Bavarian Style

2012 marks the 150th anniversary of Hotel Bachmair Weissach, located in the Tegernsee valley of southern Bavaria. The celebrations will be twofold as 2012…

Queen of the day

The crowd holds its breath. We are in the Roman amphitheatre in Martigny, Switzerland to watch “Le Combat des Reines”. The queens in question are cows, all of the Hérens breed, dark in colour and powerfully built.

Speak Softly…and Carry a Big Drink

When I made a reservation for Bourbon & Branch, a 1920s-themed speakeasy in the heart of San Francisco, I never imagined I would spend…

ROCK DANCERS

You are secured only by a 9 milimetres thick rope, hanging in the void on an overhanging cliff. Your hands start to sweat so…

Doors of Oman

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” Aldous Huxley Imagine driving a 4×4 in…

The Rainbow Hotel – Palm Springs

Opened in February 2011 in Palm Springs, ” Saguaro Palm Springs ” is a small hotel with 245 rooms offering a superb outdoor swimming…

He could disappear soon!

One of the consequences of global warming is that the polar ice caps are melting. Melting to such an extent that they are now…

Breaking the ice

In summer ‘Trip in the Night’ is a waterfall. But by February ice has replaced the running water giving Stephane, a rough tough Swiss…

Slow Down, Barcelona

[wide][/wide] Barcelona in super slow motion: The result of a 6 day trip to Barcelona created this beautiful video. It is a short film…

Frozen landscapes

I have walked to the North Pole and climbed mountains all over the world, but nothing could prepare me for the biting cold and…

Powder and Pizza!

The last couple of days it had snowed so much on the Italian side of Mont-Blanc that I couldn’t find where I had parked…

Ok, do you want something different?

[wide][/wide] Well, here you have it. Beautifully shot and edited, Mathew Brown shows us his vision of your perfect next get away – Lisbon….

A Little Chunk of Heaven in NYC

[wide] [/wide] The High Line is a public park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side….

Rock The Slope at Rocksresort in Switzerland

Under the motto “Rock the Slope (and the City)” by Design Hotels, avid skiers, shoppers, design-fans, gourmets and spa-enthusiasts are invited to find delight…