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Crossing Condotti

Very near to one of the most famous areas in Rome, the Piazza di Spagna, the Crossing Condotti personifies a new luxury concept. A house that makes us feel at peace in our apartment, but with all the commodities of a luxury hotel, excelling in privacy and comfort! At a mere 50 meters from Piazza di Spagna, […]

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Pompeii

Pompeii’s ruins with Vesuvius in the background  Located very closely to Naples, Pompeii was once a true and important city of the Roman Empire, similarly to other Italian cities, it would for sure have a quite preserved historical hallmark, but the total devastation caused in ’79 by the unstoppable rage of the Vesuvius did not […]

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Cortona

Piazza Della Republica Returning to paradise… I’m sorry, Tuscany! Those who know this Blog are aware of our love for Italy, more precisely for Tuscany, and by the time of our 2013 trip to this region somethings were left unseen, namely this town, eternalized by Frances Mayes, in “Under the Tuscan Sun”. It’s true this american […]

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IL Falconiere

Cíntia pretty much summed up everything about the wonderful hotel that served as our refuge in a short trip to Cortona in her last article (see). So now we’ll be talking about this classic Relais & Chateaux starred restaurant. When Silvia, born in a family of restauranteurs and a trained cook, decided alongside her husband Ricardo […]

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David Toutain

Nowadays, to understant or interpret the work of a contemporary cook, it’s necessary to do some time traveling, know his roots, education and philosophy, and know where he wants to put his cuisine. It’s the case of René Redzepi of Noma, Alex Atala of D.O.M or Massimo Bottura of the Osteria Francescana (current nº1 of the guide World’s 50 Best Restaurants), just to name a few. […]

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Les Tablettes de Jean-Louis Nomicos

It is common knowledge that nowadays the Spanish vanguard, the Nordic cuisine and even the Peruvian stole the spotlight of the French Nouvelle Cuisine, as it is well evident in rankings like The World’s 50 Best Restaurants – whether you agree or not… But putting modernism, tendencies, and new ways to eat aside, I remain […]

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Hotel de Vêndome

The Place Vendôme is one of the most beautiful and luxurious places in Paris, one of the French jewelry’s temples, of haute couture, art galleries and hotels, and one of my favorite places, where we already had one of the best hotel experiences (see). Being so close to the Opera and the Louvre, stores, luxury hotels and […]

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Matsuhisa

 The room of Matsuhisa at the Raffles Royal Monceau Few may have heard the name Matsuhisa, but surely no one is indifferent to the diminutive of Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, “NOBU”, the Joel Robuchon or Gordon Ramsay of the Japanese cuisine. Nobu became a celebrity after opening his Matsuhisa in Bervely Hills, in 1987, becoming famous among the Hollywood […]

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Adega São Nicolau

There are few places that don’t need introductions, but even inside those, there are some that still deserve them, like this veteran Adega São Nicolau. The history of Adega merges with the evolution of the Ribeira do Porto, where it’s located, with more than 80 years of life, an adega (winery) that transformed into a […]

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A day in Kuala Lumpur

After a memorable trip in the perfect Singapore, and the spiritual Bali, and before heading home, we made a quick stop in Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia. It’s the biggest city in the country, the cultural and economical center, and where the King’s residence is located, the Istana Negara Palace. History Kuala Lumpur seems to be dated […]

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