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Hotel Colette Cannes

Hotel Colette Cannes

Bentleys glide through the streets. Super yachts bask in the bay. It’s August in Cannes: playtime for mega rich show-offs, both vulgar and fabulous.     The good news is that in the midst of all this ostentation it’s possible to find a boutique hotel that doesn’t take itself too seriously, or break the bank....
Making Perfume with Galimard in Grasse

Making Perfume with Galimard in Grasse

Just like a song or a person, I can associate a perfume with nearly every destination I’ve visited. My discovery in Milan was Prada’s Infusion d’Iris. Bright Crystal by Versace always reminds me of a trip to Reykjavik, while New York will forever be Hypnose by Lancome. It’s easy then to see why I couldn’t...
Bringing History Home: In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres

Bringing History Home: In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres

  This year marks the 100th anniversary of World War I. Between the years 1914 to 1918, soldiers travelled from five continents and over fifty different countries to the West Flemish region of Belgium. Sadly, the naive sense of adventure that led many of these young recruits here was a million miles from what was...
24 Hour Challenge: Bruges

24 Hour Challenge: Bruges

Here's how to spend 24 hours wisely should you ever wake to find yourself the city of diamonds, chocolate and fairytale architecture: Bruges
Summer Reading: Under A Croatian Sun

Summer Reading: Under A Croatian Sun

  “The bay was bathed in sunshine, seagulls wheeled above me like risen souls and from over the water came the faint chug of fishing boats. It was all so far away from my usual frantic start to the day – bolting my breakfast and then scrambling to work like a wartime air-squadron pilot. I...
Running away to the Circus: A Weekend at 25 Hours Hotel Vienna

Running away to the Circus: A Weekend at 25 Hours Hotel Vienna

    Why Stay at 25 Hours Hotel Wien? One word: Fun. From the neon sign on the roof exclaiming “Come As You Are” to the welcome mat that greets you with “Hello Stranger”, and the vintage photo booth in the lobby, 25 Hours Wien is a design hotel that’s determined to show you a...
Learning to Waltz in Vienna

Learning to Waltz in Vienna

It’s New Year’s Eve and all over Vienna, couples are polishing their dancing shoes in anticipation of the city’s glittering Le Grand Bal which takes place this evening in the magical surroundings of the Hofburg Palace. Tonight, the debutantes committee from Vienna’s world-famous Elmayer Dance School will open the ball. After hours of practice and...
24 Hour Challenge: London

24 Hour Challenge: London

One city. 24 hours. How much adventure can Travel Edits squeeze into one day in London?    11.30 am: Check-in  Arrive to a surprise ‘ambassador’s reception‘ at our plush central Westminster apartment on Marsham Street, booked through City Marque.     The two-bedroom, two bathroom apartment  is kitted out with everything we need for a...