In almost every culture around the world, it’s possible to find time-proven practices that honor physical and spiritual ancient well-being rites and provide a chance to discover a land’s historic and cultural treasures. This world tour offers ways to reconnect with ourselves and others.
This year, choose a destination that takes you further – somewhere capable of transcending its own natural beauty, bringing meaning to your trip, and helping you connect to its mystery. These 22 destinations offer more to discover, with tales to tell, and people to tell them…
It is said they contain the memory of the world. Irascible, marvelous, silent yet somehow eloquent, glaciers are stewards of ancient secrets. We would do well to treat them with respect while we have the chance, to appreciate that even to walk upon their surface is a rare and exquisite privilege.
This small Caribbean island is so beautiful and wild that we would like to keep it secret. Let's go to Dominica, a confidential landmark off the beaten track and a preserved Garden of Eden.
Winter is arguably one of the most magical seasons, with snow-covered mountains ready to be explored. Luckily, spots across North America offer plenty of seasonal activities for those who don't want to hit the slopes. Here are 10 off-piste experiences that will make you yearn for a frosty escape.
As privacy continues to be the new luxury, these hotels in the Carribean with standalone villas, bungalows—and even a house—offer clear aquamarine waters, soul-restoring sunshine, and delicious seclusion.
Christopher Coutanceau, the chef-fisherman from La Rochelle and new friend of fine watchmaker Blancpain, takes a moment to talk about his relationship with time. From the lunchtime rush to the future of the oceans, he lives a life of dedication and urgency.
Each year in September and October, grape harvest time marks the beginning of a season of festivities, discoveries and renewal for all vineyard lovers. Here is a selection of 10 properties for a celebration of castles and their harvests.
Beyond its culinary appeal, a meal at a restaurant must carry the meaning of hospitality as it is conveyed by the chef and maître d’hôtel to each patron. Some experiences are so filled with personalized attention that one feels pampered in an exclusive way.
Guests experience wine tourism at more than 250 Relais & Châteaux properties, 60 of which produce wine. On these estates, "sense of place" takes center stage where terroir and passion collide to produce some of the world's most interesting wines, all done with sustainability at top of mind.
For World Bee Day, Manuel Palermo of Testuya’s in Australia carefully assembles a collection of diverse flavors to harmonise with a distinct-tasting Tasmanian honey.
For World Bee Day, Nico Orduz of 11 Cadogan Gardens in London sources an artisanal Irish honey to match the taste profile of a Hennessy-based Champagne cocktail.
There are many ways to show love to your lover – throwing a lasso around the moon and pulling it down for them or playing "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel under their bedroom window. But the date that never fails to swoon is a table at a romantic restaurant, somewhere special, with someone special.
What better moment to enjoy a good hot soak than during a luxurious escape far from home? Enjoy every moment in these 10 Relais & Châteaux establishments chosen with care, where taking a bath is an art, and even, perhaps, the purpose of your stay.
Courtney Moisant, pastry chef from the three Michelin-starred Manresa, in California makes warm baking spices, almond and citrus shine in this decadently simple personal favorite that celebrates the holiday season.
Christophe Loeffel, pastry chef of Maison Décotterd in Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland, combines the meringue-and-double-cream duo with tangy, spicy flavors that bring it a marvelously festive winter touch.
Breathe in the icy air, ski, stroll amidst the drifts, unplug and steep yourself in the mountain atmosphere. Here are twelve warm, welcoming Relais & Châteaux properties in Europe’s peaks and valleys, offering sparkling winter days and nights.
What does it take to charm you? Perhaps the kiss of enduring sunlight, the gaze of pure blue sea, the mystery of the moon’s reflection on dark waters? Here are 10 ways you will be surprises by the Indian Ocean islands: Mauritius, Maldives, Seychelles, Madagascar, Reunion, Zanzibar.