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Weekend Getaway: Hotel Byblos Saint Tropez

Renovated in 2012, Hotel Byblos Saint Tropez is only minutes away from Aqualand Frejus, Pampelonne Beach and considered a piece of live history for the whimsical hotel has been welcoming guests for more than 45 years. The hotel is open seasonally, from approximately mid-April to mid-October every year. Hotel Byblos is popular with the stylish breed: designers, models, entertainers, as…

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Weekend Getaway: Hotel Monteverdi in Tuscany

Located in the heart of the 900-year-old village called Castiglioncello del Trinoro, Hotel Monteverdi encompasses four buildings and offers twelve boutique hotel rooms, consisting of 6 luxury rooms and 6 larger suites. Each hotel room is completely unique and aesthetically remarkable.  The rooms are a masterful blend of the ancient and modern. Working with local craftsman, Ilaria Miani, a Rome-based designer with a passion…

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Weekend Getaway: 2 Days in Patmos

Today, we are leaving the chaos of the city behind to spend two days in Patmos, Greece. Known for its religious and historical importance in the past, the island has become a pitstop for international tourists and globetrotters. Be sure to pack lightly and wisely – if you need a bit of inspiration check out D Journal’s shopping list for…

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Weekend Getaway:The Mandarin Oriental Milan

Newly opened Mandarin Oriental Milan is occupying 18th Century building that has 73 rooms and 31 suites, fine dining restaurants and the most comprehensive spa in the city. The redeveloped 18th Century building stays true to its Italian heritage, with the added mix of touches of oriental excellence.  This exclusive hotel is located in the heart of the city, steps…

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Chiltern FireHouse, Eat, See, & Be Seen in London

The restaurant is the latest offering from hotel magnate André Balazs, who owns the glamorous Chateau Marmont in Hollywood and the Mercer hotel in New York. Originally one of London’s first fire stations, the gothic Victorian building has been transformed by Balazs himself into a modern brasserie with high ceilings, hanging light fittings, large mirrors and an open kitchen. Guests…

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