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She absorbs everything in her flamboyant architecture. Inspired by the east, she looks for innovation to the west, while cherishing the sense of self in her admirable cultural labyrinth.
Silvacane Abbey: one of the three Cisterian treasures in Provence invites culture in

Silvacane Abbey: one of the three Cisterian treasures in Provence invites culture in

I reached the Silvacane Abbey on the spur of aesthetic and spiritual curiosity. After being intrigued by the island monks habitat on an island in the Mediterranean this summer, I craved ...
Find your inner balance at Villa La Coste in Provence

Find your inner balance at Villa La Coste in Provence

In the countryside north of Aix, the abstract palette of Cézanne finds a new expression in the art park, the vines and the spa nested in the luxurious Villa La ...
INSPIRED BY... a poem on longing and mystery

INSPIRED BY… a poem on longing and mystery

INSPIRED BY... A suggestion, a sketchy line; the incomplete stroke zooms in my mind. An unfinished cup, a half moon of joy; the curiosity irrigates my youthful soul. A shadow, ...
Learning biodiversity through farmers markets in Turin, Italy

Learning biodiversity through farmers markets in Turin, Italy

The farmers markets in Turin, Italy, are the most intriguing botanical affairs for edibles in Europe. If you wonder what the difference between citron [cedro] and lemon is, keep reading as ...
Ristorante Piazza Duomo Alba

Ristorante Piazza Duomo Alba

Ristorante Piazza Duomo in Alba is a dichotomy of delectable mystery. Located in the core of the cobbled Alba, the splendour of the Duomo cathedral levelled on the primo piano ...
Prado Restaurante Lisbon: new Portuguese cuisine coated in Nordic-style over local undergarments

Prado Restaurante Lisbon: new Portuguese cuisine coated in Nordic-style over local undergarments

Prado Restaurante expresses the most sensibly the current gastronomic hot wave in Lisbon. Casual, enthusiastic, genuinely simple, laid-back and cheap for Europe. The Portuguese are amped about the opportunities that ...
Graça do Vinho: The slow-food wine bar in Lisbon that connects then and now

Graça do Vinho: The slow-food wine bar in Lisbon that connects then and now

Graça do Vinho must be the most relaxed wine bar in Lisbon. Set on a steep slope of the Graça neighbourhood, climbing up its cobbled ground on your feet in ...
Swiss mountain eats made-from-scratch to excellence at Chesa Rosatsch

Swiss mountain eats made-from-scratch to excellence at Chesa Rosatsch

The boutique hotel Chesa Rosatsch in Celerina treats athletes and food lovers who care about provenance and quality with wholesome delights. Chef Jan Gasser impeccably instructs his team at Uondas grill in a very ...
Stüvas at Chesa Rosatsch: Slow Food between Dolomites and Swiss Alps

Stüvas at Chesa Rosatsch: Slow Food between Dolomites and Swiss Alps

Mindful eaters with integrity applaud to the transparent channels of locally sourced food at Stüvas at Chesa Rosatsch in Celerina. Open only for dinner, the Slow Food labeled restaurant highlights producers from within the ...
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