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The Miracles of Orvieto

the Miracles of Orvieto Italy

Just 90 minutes from Rome, explore wonders aplenty at an uncommon Italian hill town. Imagine a town lowered onto the summit of Uluru, and you'll get some sense of the situation of Orvieto, perched on a giant volcanic plug 315 metres high. The town's fortress-like position protected it from invaders, which is why a trip to Orvieto offers a condensed history of Italy's greatest empires, from the Papal States back to the ancient Romans and beyond.

Lake Como's secret gardens

Lake Como Italy lakeside homes & Gardens

The revered lake's shore is dotted with majestic villas, many offering exotic, expansive grounds ripe for discovery. For the past two centuries, wealthy and titled Italians have built summer retreats on the shores of Lake Como. Alongside their villas and palaces they created extravagant gardens, sculpting the steep lake shores into botanical wonderlands planted with exotic species from the far corners of the planet. The affection for this sublimely lovely part of the world continues among the new aristocrats - and since we're talking gardens, it is noticeable that Richard Branson has a fine assembly of phallic-looking cypress trees surrounding Villa la Cassinella, his lakeside home.

Chic Ski Retreats

Chic Ski Retreats around the World

Gstaad, anyone? For a winter holiday with an in-built sense of style, consider one of these lovely escapes. The ski season is in full swing and snow conditions are promising. As Easter falls in March, there is also the chance for snow hounds to spend it on the slopes, and sleep in style. The design-conscious can stay at an ever-increasing number of stylish hotels and chalets in the Alps and beyond. High-profile architects and brands are also making their mark on the mountains: Zaha Hadid has designed a ski jump in Bergisel and four stations on the Nordpark Cable Railway in the Austrian Tyrol (bergisel.info), while Porsche has just opened a ski lift in Laax, Switzerland (laax.com), and BMW had designed a gondola for Hochzillertal in Austria (vipgondel.at).

Living in Marrakesh

Living in Marrakech Morocco

Marrakesh is one of those places whose name, when spoken aloud, conjures up qualities of the city itself. A magical, mysterious, silken sound that evokes covered souks and the medina, ochre-coloured buildings and palm trees, the clash of scooters, cars, donkeys and people. Living here means experiencing a meld of North African, Berber, Arab and French culture in a city both ancient and modern.

 

London Calling 
And Constantly Reinventing Itself


London is at once historical and ultra modern. London remains one of the world's great cities. The United Kingdom's capital has everything — historic buildings and iconic sights that are known the world over, and in the last few years, futuristic skyscrapers and buildings from top international architects. London is changing rapidly with whole new areas being created, and others brought into the 21st century. The 2012 Olympic Games have created a new "town" around Stratford in East London, and beyond.

Automobiles
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In Barcelona, one of the most romantic and stylish cities in Europe, the last thing you want to do is ride an embarrassing tour bus full of camera-t...

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  It sounds like something from the wildest fringes of fantasy. But an American aeronautical company, with funding from the US Department of Defen...

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Visitors to the well, loved Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver can now enjoy the recently opened RedCedar boutique massage suite. Following the Hotel...

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Spain’s Sha Wellness Clinic in Albir Beach is an amazing place to detox and enjoy the comforts of a medically conscious spa. They have more than 4...

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