In the mundane mountain town of Courchevel, there’s a unique, well-known building with a rustic white façade. It’s the home of Le Chabichou, one of the most famous hotel – restaurants in the area. Chefs Stéphane Buron and Michel Rochedy present a refined gastronomic cuisine in a wonderful atmosphere. Continue Reading
Paris is the Mecca of gastronomy. All the same, it doesn’t always have to be fine dining by candle-light in the city of love and lights. Innumerable passionately enthusiastic craftsmen make a wide variety of delicious traditional products. There are masses of brasseries offering simple menus, a laid back atmosphere and attractive terraces, all serving tasty dishes. We dropped into a number of places many a foodie would be delighted with. We certainly were. 🙂
The Marais is a neighborhood where real Parisians like to go out. The authentic pubs with their attractive terraces look very inviting and the French joie de vivre is infectious. There are no crowds of tourists or spectacular attractions to see, but what you can find here is the real Paris, full of creativity, class and a strong dose of healthy no-nonsense mentality. Restaurant Les Chouettes, a trendy, authentic and very inviting place, is located on a cozy square in this neighborhood. Continue Reading
A city trip to Paris requires an overnight stay in style. At Hotel du Petit Moulin, that style is uniquely eclectic, and it fits the atmosphere of Paris perfectly. There’s a hint of nostalgia combined with a healthy dose of the sort of sheer class that’s just on the edge of kitsch. As well as its unusual interior this hotel is ideally situated and has every modern comfort. So it’s a great base to go and discover the city.
Anyone who wants to know where celebrities and the wealthy go on holiday will find the answer at Résidence de la Pinède in St-Tropez. Its combination of luxury and style with top—class service and its sublime location meet every requirement of the guests in this 5-star hotel. The keynotes here are an air of quality and discreet hospitality, with staff who clearly endeavour to achieve perfection in everything they do.