With the winter holidays approaching, thoughts soon turn to skiing. What better way to celebrate the festive period than in the snow- whether it’s racing down a slope or relaxing in a lodge, the mountains have something for everyone. From out of this world party chalets, to romantic luxury lodge hideaways- we’ve put together a list of the best chalets in the Alps to cater to every taste.
At K Spa the Baobab African Ritual starts with a relaxing full body exfoliation, followed by a “feel good” massage and cooling therapy for the legs. The sublime relaxing ritual harnesses the unique powerful ingredients produced by the African Baobab tree, which are exotic in nature and rich in nutrients.
Only around 200 Folios exist in usable condition, and those that are still in existence often sell for a premium; a ‘near-perfect’ copy sold for £3.7 million at auction in 2001. A good find for this librarian, but the reality is that very few are that lucky. So how can you become a rare book collector yourself?
I chose to stay at The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, which is in an excellent location, right next to the mountain gondola, and next to the driving range of the golf course (the latter of which is obviously closed during winter). My room had a view over the driving range, and I could see the heated outdoor swimming pool and hot tub – perfect for gauging when to go down …
One of my favourite things about winter is undoubtedly the fashion – and so many layers of it. I love the long coats, knee-high boots, scarves and hats. With so much to choose from I have put together some of my winter fashion wardrobe must-haves this Christmas.
The Mayflower Hotel is located in the shopping district, and only a couple of blocks away from Seattle’s Famous Pike Place Market – a must-see for any foodie. The hotel was built in 1927 and has been lovingly restored to reflect a more elegant era.
This December an Enchanted Nordic Yulefest is popping-up in the heart of Shoreditch. Curated by award winning creative events agency Meredith Bespoke, the Nordic themed festivities will be a Christmas experience like no other.
Villa Whydah, named after an infamous pirate ship that sank in 1717, is widely considered one of the finest Caribbean properties currently on the market. Perched on the western tip of the island of St. Thomas, the property consists of seven structures situated on the property’s 4.4 lush acres.
Whether you are dropping in for a quick bite or a long leisurely lunch, there is anything from pastries and sandwiches to sharing platters and Sunday roasts – there is something for everyone at The Imperial
William May – the luxury watch specialist – shares its wealth of knowledge to help CDC readers make the right decisions when making their pre-owned watch purchase.