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Discovering the Napa Valley

Discovering the Napa Valley

Text: Joannie Langlois et Diane Stehlé Over the past forty years, California has made great strides in the winemaking industry and its wines are gaining increased international recognition. The LUXE magazine team toured the sumptuous Napa Valley region, about an hour from San Francisco.…

Royal Mansour Hotel: the best of the  art of moroccan living

Royal Mansour Hotel: the best of the art of moroccan living

Imagined as a medina (a “traditional town” in modern Arabic), the Royal Mansour Marrakech is a lively example of ancestral know-how and local architecture combined with modern comfort. The result is a unique experience, where enchantment and emotions create indelible…

Belmond Hotel Splendido: la dolce vita in portofino

Belmond Hotel Splendido: la dolce vita in portofino

Text: Diane Stehlé Belmond Hotel Splendido is a former monastery perched on a steep hill, majestically overlooking the turquoise waters of Portofino harbour. Every visitor is left with lasting memories of a place steeped in the magic of the Ligurian…

The Post Ranch Inn: In totally harmony with nature

The Post Ranch Inn: In totally harmony with nature

Perched 365 metres above the Pacific Ocean, the Post Ranch Inn nestles in gloriously wild scenery. It was designed by talented architect Mickey Muenning, and its natural design melts into the sublime scenery along the California coastline. Nature lovers seeking absolute tranquillity will be in…