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Domaine Des Malandes, A Winery Anchored In Tradition And Overflowing Energy

Domaine Des Malandes, A Winery Anchored In Tradition And Overflowing Energy

Domaine des Malandes is a family domaine that exploits 29 hectares of vines in Chablis. Their wines are appreciated for their freshness, finesse and minerality directly from the famous Kimmeridgian, unique subsoil of the Chablis vineyard. France has a fantastic terroir and Chablis is for sure one of the best places in the world for wine. Le Domaine Des Malandes, a Family Passion From Generation to Generation It all started after the Second World War, when André and Gabrielle Tremblay harvested their first grapes in 1949 in their vineyard “Fourchaume”. With great work and passion, they brought the domain up to 7Ha and handed it over to their daughter Lyne Marchive. She started her own winery in Chablis in 1973 and In 30 years she grew the number and the size of her vineyards, extended the winery and modernized the equipment. Lyne Marchive started traveling and exported her wines to Asia,…

Plan a Luxurious and Fun Log Cabin Holiday in Europe

Plan a Luxurious and Fun Log Cabin Holiday in Europe

If you’re planning a holiday close to nature, log cabin retreats are spot on. Not only are they cozy and comfortable, they are also made from renewable and natural materials. Combine these advantages with the beauty and serenity of the area plus the convenience and amenities of a luxuriously furnished timber home and you’re all set to enjoy one of the most amazing breaks you’ve ever had. Here’s a list of places to go for astounding log cabin holidays in Europe. Stay at the Val d’Herens, Switzerland Switzerland is known for its exquisite nature with lots of mountains, valleys and forests. It’s also renowned for its alpine resorts. An incredible place for a log cabin vacation is Val d’Herens, a valley at the canton of Valais. Surrounded by mountains, it is a popular starting point for expeditions.  La Dent Blanches and la Dent d’Herens are two peaks that are over 4,000 meters. Alpine history…

Suívie: Healthy Energy For Your Life – The Power Of Erva Mate

Suívie: Healthy Energy For Your Life – The Power Of Erva Mate

Suívie is a Swiss-Brazilian venture that stands for a healthy, balanced lifestyle, combining the best of two worlds: the vibrancy and “joie de vivre” from Brazil with the quality and purity from Switzerland. This month LuxuryActivist tried 2 main products from Suívie: The Suívie Lemon and Hibiscus Ice Tea The Suívie Tea – Erva Mate, Cinnamon, Star Anise and dried apple Suívie, It all start with Erva Mate… Erva mate is used to make a tea beverage known as mate in Spanish and Portuguese. But the drink is called other names in Portuguese, such as chimarrão and tererê/tereré when served cold. In English, the tea is frequently just called yerba mate. It is traditionally consumed in central and southern regions of South America, primarily in Paraguay, as well as in Argentina, Uruguay, southern and central-western Brazil, the Chaco region of Bolivia and southern Chile. It is also popular in the Druze community in Syria and…

Three Luxury Ways to Enhance Your Next Vacation

Three Luxury Ways to Enhance Your Next Vacation

Vacations are already a luxury that more and more of us around the world are starting to enjoy. Add on top of these lowered travel costs with increase choice in accommodation and even destinations, and your vacation can be anything you want it to be. You can have a truly luxurious getaway, and that definition of luxury can be entirely yours at nearly every budget. All you need is a bit of prep, a touch of creativity, and to follow this guide: 1.    Choose a Unique and Luxurious Home-Away-From-Home There is so much more to travel than hotels. Today, you can rent out a vacation home or luxury apartment just as easily and in many cases for less than you would a luxury hotel. Though there are often no amenities like a continental breakfast or room service, you don’t really need them. Order in and enjoy takeout, or go out…

The World’s Most Romantic Drives

The World’s Most Romantic Drives

Those of us who really like to drive will automatically seek out the roads that deliver the best thrills. What’s important here is that combination of driver and machine working in perfect harmony; the sweep of the road, the shifting of gears. Certainly any road is better if it also offers nice scenery but that’s not always a priority. The trouble is, it’s not all that romantic is it? There are times in our lives when personal relationships take priority. We meet someone, we fall in love and look forward to that first holiday away together. A romantic tryst on the road to who knows where? It’s Better By Car We could fly to new destinations but the driver within knows that the best way to get the most out of a holiday is to go your own way and take the car. Better still, make the occasion even more special…

Our Top 5 European Road Trips

Our Top 5 European Road Trips

Europe. It’s a familiar continent yet it offers a wide and varied number of cultures. Turn a corner and there’ll always be something new to discover. Whether it’s castles or cathedrals, scenic beauty or gritty realism, Europe offers something for everyone. Travelling by road is by far the best way to see all these European treasures be it in your own car or a classic car or even from behind the wheel of a supercar rental. Driving gives us the option to stop where we please thanks to a wealth of hotels, gîtes and pensions. Driving for pleasure is a wonderful way to spend a holiday and it’s always good to seek out those special routes. Some are very well known but there are others on the list that offers up new vistas and surprises. Route Napoleon This historic drive was originally taken in 1815 by the eponymous French Emperor, although he…

A Man on the Move: How to Vacation in Luxury This Summer

A Man on the Move: How to Vacation in Luxury This Summer

When going on your yearly vacation away from the busy, professional life you lead, you will not want to go cheap and miss out on the most luxury you get all summer long. This is the one time in the year you can properly let go off the stresses of your everyday life and recline back, enjoying the sun whilst reading a great book or off having adventures in a country you have never visited before. When you work so hard, you deserve to treat yourself to something wonderful and have a vacation filled with luxury. This guide will give you some starting points on how to book the best holiday you possibly can and line up a once in a lifetime, extravagant and indulgent time abroad. No expenses spared Before anything else, you need to sort out where you want to go and, out of those places, where will…

4 Unexpected Luxurious Destinations You Must Visit

4 Unexpected Luxurious Destinations You Must Visit

The world is full to the brim with jaw-droppingly beautiful destinations that are just waiting for you to discover and explore. Rather than visiting popular locations that attract tourists in their droves, consider more unique cities and towns that will provide you with a trip of a lifetime, while proving you are a seasoned traveller. If you are in need of some travel inspiration for your next big adventure, here are four unexpected luxurious destinations you must visit at least once. 1- South Korea Don’t allow South Korea’s northern neighbor to stop you from visiting this stunning country, which offers breath-taking national parks, islands, and mountains. For example, you can visit temples, hot springs and jagged rock formations at Seoraksan National Park, which is the country’s third highest mountain. You can also relax on the many beautiful beaches or embark on a lava tube tour at Jeju Island, while passionate skiers should…

CRYSTAL SUNRISE QUEEN LUXURY RESORT & SPA, Luxury At All Levels

CRYSTAL SUNRISE QUEEN LUXURY RESORT & SPA, Luxury At All Levels

Turkey is definitely the hot luxury spot right now. With the devaluation of the Turkish Lyra, luxury resorts become a great destination for holidays. We have already wrote about luxury resorts in Turkey previously and here is a new update about the Crystal Sunrise Queen Luxury resort & spa. With this new generation of resort, you will find an unlimited comfort and a flawless service that is combined with entertainment. You can enjoy more than 150 meters of sandy beach and swimming pools for all tastes. The Crystal Sunrise Queen Luxury Resort & Spa is located in one of the most beautiful touristic regions in Turkey, in the Atalaya region. The resort is situated only 4km away from Side city center, 65km away from Atalaya Airport. The hotel has been awarded by Holiday Check Top Hotels, Zoover, Tripadvisor, RTK, Schauinsland Top Hotel Partner, Corendon, Booking.com and Benswisclub and it owns…

Granada Luxury Hotels In Turkey, a new destination

Granada Luxury Hotels In Turkey, a new destination

For many years, we have been looking at Dubai, Abu Dhabi or even Yemen for luxury travel destinations. For the past couple of month, we are more and more hearing about Belek and Okurcalar. The two places have developed a very interesting resorts network allowing Europeans, but not only, to enjoy an amazing staying. Here is our review on Granada Luxury hotels in Belek and Okurcalar. Granada Luxury Belek, amazingly charming and high luxury standards. The Granada Luxury Belek is located in the Mediterranean region, 21mi away from Antalya airport. It features an amazing scenery.  The outdoor pools will invite all guests to relax in a very convenient way. There is a private beach and wifi all over the property. All rooms are new and contains all modern comfort. The hotel also has a fantastic spa including a hammam, sauna and a fitness center. You can also treat yourself with…

How to Plan a Romantic Trip for Your Spouse

How to Plan a Romantic Trip for Your Spouse

Nothing says “I love you” quite like a romantic vacation for your spouse. You can sweep your partner off their feet by treating them to a luxurious break. If you want to ensure your partner has an unforgettable experience from start to finish, read the below tips on how to plan a romantic trip for your spouse.

Nature, Culture and Fun in the Sun: Enjoy an Austrian Summer at CLC Alpine Centre

Nature, Culture and Fun in the Sun: Enjoy an Austrian Summer at CLC Alpine Centre

This summer, choose your own adventure in the Austrian Alps. While it may be the epitome of a wonderland in the winter months, to overlook Austria for your summer escape to the sun is to miss out on a holiday that is nothing short of magical — especially with such fabulous alpine accommodation to choose from. As charming     in summer as it is snowcapped in winter, CLC Alpine Centre is a class apart when it comes to discovering the Austrian Alps in July and August, just look at  the reviews of this CLC World resort. Great facilities, breathtaking mountain scenery, a variety of outdoor activities for all the family to enjoy … here are just some of the sunny highlights to expect. The hills are alive… If you ever find yourself in the Austrian alpine countryside on a warm, bright summer’s day, then you may just start to understand what…

4 Tips For Setting Up A Luxury Corporate Events Company

4 Tips For Setting Up A Luxury Corporate Events Company

If organising exclusive events in luxe locations for corporate high-flyers sounds fantastic, a career in events planning might be your calling. Add a can-do attitude and lashings of charm and you’ve got a firm foundation for success. But excelling in the events industry is also extremely hard work — so here are four tips for setting up a luxury corporate events company. 1. Find your niche Since you aspire to work with high-end clients, you’ve already selected a specialism. But you can narrow down your niche even further by focusing on trade shows, corporate dining or collaborative charity fundraising events. And you might also forge links with partners for seasonal events — for instance, working with sailing experts like Charter One Yachts means you can charter vessels for exclusive parties during the Yachting Festival de Cannes. A broad knowledge of corporate events provides a foothold in the sector — but filling a gap in the…

How To Save In Time For Your Luxury Vacation

How To Save In Time For Your Luxury Vacation

If you are saving for the vacation of a lifetime, then it can be daunting and overwhelming at times, in particular, if your bank balance is not in the healthiest of states currently, or when you go in to book your trip. However, no matter your budget we all deserve a little luxury while you are away from home, so it is up to you to get organized and ensure that you have enough money or savings so that you can swim with dolphins, skydive or even dive with sharks – as these moments are priceless and life-changing, no matter the initial cost. Plan your trip If you are not planning to stay in a resort during your entire trip, then it is up to you to plan and prepare your trip so that you can stick to your budget, while also ensuring that you are having the adventure of…

Mediterranean Yacht Charter: Experience the Med Like Never Before

Mediterranean Yacht Charter: Experience the Med Like Never Before

There’s a reason why the Mediterranean has long been the favourite playground of yachties. It’s not just that it is home to many beautiful areas perfectly suited to exploration by yacht charter, such as the French Riviera, Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, and the dreamy archipelagos of Greece. Those in the know realise that to do the Med right, it simply has to be by yacht. For though the sunny landscape offers countless villas, beach houses and manors, anything they can do a yacht can do better. Here’s why Mediterranean yacht charters beat all other holiday accommodation, every time. Never Lift a Finger When chartering yachts in the French Riviera and beyond, you can expect best-of-class service. In order to work on a yacht, stewards and stewardesses must already be qualified to the highest level, with the luxury nature of a superyacht meaning that service is available 24/7 and no demand is…

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