Curated for The Aficionados, this is our travel & lifestyle inspired journal full of insightful blog posts from the realms of hotels, artisans, culture and products all highlighting our taste of the good life made simple.
We touch on culture, design, creativity, foodie pit-stops, neighborhood aficionados, where to feel healed in fabulous spas and wellness escapes, where to get all romantic, where to meet and do business in your sort of place or where best to ski - this is the journal of tales, adventures and tips - everything we simply love.
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Twenties glitz wrapped in champagne gold and Ruinart Blanc de Blanc headline this legendary foodie pop-up at the Zurich's Widder Hotel.
As traditional as the Christmas season itself, The Oyster Pop-up Restaurant runs from now until the end of the year, including NYE.
Taubensalon Vienna headlines the most talked about foodie popup on the culinary calendars, which will run for a limited time only: December 1st to 20th, 2020.read more
Conceiving of noa* as an ever-changing network of architects, interior designers, graphic talent to even psychologists and much more, noa* is able to incorporate a multitude of ideas and styles into its hotel projects.
Genuizzi | Banal Architects studio based in Milano is synonymous with clear spatial design and a strong lineal aesthetic bound to the environment.read more
Professor, architect and designer with an intense love of concrete and the alps, architect Othmar Barth (1927-2010) was considered futuristic, often misunderstood and a bit of a silent hero of the rural monumental.read more
How Zurich's ultra luxe-cool stationers Hieronymus epitomise the very Swiss sense of detail + precisionread more
Riedel started as a family trading luxury glassware in northwest Bohemia, then a world center in the trade of crystal glass, Johann Christoph Riedel traveled around until 1723, when he was tragically murdered. His sons and grandsons took continued the business, married into wealthy glass families and ultimately settled in Austria.read more
This year you find yourself dreaming of something slightly less usual, it’s time to take your holiday down-time underground. Into Bad Gastein’s healing caves.read more
By working with nature, innovation and wellbeing, Hotel Arlberg Lech has alongside Architect Peter Staic and Pointner Design, created a luxury blueprint for Alpine Health Living.read more
Design hotel Bühelwirt in South Tyrol by architects Alexander and Armin Pedevilla, was a project that aligned with their modus operandi nicely.read more
Even though it’s not always easy to spot, the architectural designs of Milan based Peter Pichler Architecture can be considered traditional in many ways. Their sleek, pointed and stark lines may not look it, but they are deeply inspired by nature and by the surrounding vernacular architecture.read more