Looking beyond its ceaseless urban hum, Marrakech reveals itself as place distinctive for its sensitivity, hospitality, beauty and ability to transform itself and offer a whole world of new discoveries. Photographer Céline Marks experienced it over the space of a weekend.
Between world-class museum collections and gourmet temples, grand boulevards and colourful street cafés, the harmonious beauty of the French capital never fails to inspire.
Once the capital of Japan, Kyoto is a city steeped in history, mixing modern life with beautiful traditions. Perhaps the most wonderful way to experience "true" Kyoto is to stay at a traditional inn, and no ryokan can compare to the 145-year old Kaneamean Nishitomiya.
Infused with the aromas of the maquis, the Bergeries de Palombaggia hotel sidles up to the hillside and overlooks one of southern Corsica's most beautiful beaches of turquoise waters and white sand, surrounded by stone pines. Slightly farther in the distance are the Îles Cerbicales.