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.
With prices having sky-rocketed in the capital, you’d be forgiven for thinking that owning even one residence in London’s most sought after boroughs is the preserve of the rich and famous. Yet imagine enjoying an evening at the theatre in Covent Garden, or a spot of shopping in Knightsbridge, knowing that at the end of the night your very own sumptuous apartment awaits.
n epicurean sanctum from which to circumvent the retail mania that otherwise envelops Regent Street. The aptly named Sanctum Soho Hotel provides just such a place, begging the question …why contend with frenzied shoppers, tourists and rush hour commuter traffic, when you could wait it out over a Cognac and Cigar (or a champagne cocktail for the fairer sex), on your own private roof terrace?
For the last two decades, the House of Piper-Heidsieck has been the privileged champagne supplier of the Cannes Film Festival. To celebrate this milestone, the signature red and gold has descended into London’s Searcy’s champagne bars for the month of April with the exclusive launch of the Bodyguard Brut bottle.
Officine Panerai, the haute horologerie company from the Italian city of Florence, has released their new 2013 Catalogue app for the iPad and iPhone. Free to download from the Apple iTunes Store, this is the most up-to-date tool for all enthusiasts who wish to find out about the latest novelties from the watchmaker.
As first impressions go, The Mandeville Hotel certainly appears to tick all the right boxes, from the stately entrance triumphantly flying the British flag for Queen and country, to the attentive porter who immediately unburdens us of our luggage and ushers us through the glamorous Art Deco inspired foyer to the reception desk, where we are courteously greeted for check-in, before soon in the lift and on our way up to get acquainted with our 2nd floor deluxe suite.