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“Bubbly Breakfast” at the Lausanne Royal Savoy. When talent and creativity meet.

“Bubbly Breakfast” at the Lausanne Royal Savoy. When talent and creativity meet.

Reading Time: 9 minutesThis morning there was only one place where LuxuryActivist could be. It is a exceptional place where luxury, art and know-how meet. This place is called the Lausanne Royal Savoy. Around this very exclusive breakfast table 5 amazing talents: Mr Benoît Gouez, Chef de Cave at Moët & Chandon Mr Marc Haeberlin, 3 stars Michelin and Signature Chef at the Lausanne Royal Savoy Mr Julien Krauss, Executive Chef at Lausanne Royal Savoy Mr Adam Bentalha, Brasserie Chef at Lausanne Royal Savoy Mr Reza Nahaboo, Chef Sommelier at Lausanne Royal Savoy The idea was to discover the new desserts coming in the new menu and to taste the unique and amazing Moët & Chandon Millésime 2008. It was a true Bubbly Breakfast. Several journalists and bloggers were invited to this very special occasion. Having these 5 great talents around the table was definitely our most inspiring experience of this year so far. Benoît Gouez,…

Top 5 luxury hotels around Leman lake – Switzerland

Top 5 luxury hotels around Leman lake – Switzerland

Reading Time: 6 minutesSwitzerland is an amazing place for holidays. Check here our selection of luxury hotels around the Leman Lake.

Hotel Evian L’Ermitage, a luxury escapade with style.

Hotel Evian L’Ermitage, a luxury escapade with style.

Reading Time: 6 minutesDiscover the Evian Hotel L’Ermitage. Located between the Alps and the Leman Lake, it is an amazing place with everything you need to enjoy holidays, or like us, the perfect Sunday afternoon. LuxuryActivist team tried the Sunday Brunch and discovered a little beauty. Leman Lake region, a precious gem for the pleasure of the eyes The Leman lake area is probably one of the most beautiful regions in Switzerland. There are amazing cities like Lausanne and Geneva that offer everything you need for a great journey. But there are also other cities, on the French side of the lake that would require your attention, like Evian-les-Bains. The city was pretty much unknown until the end of the 18th century. Only when the French Empire’s physicians discovered amazing virtues for the Evian’s springs in 1808, the city started developing. In 1809, the Evian Mineral water company was founded and by the…

Le Richemond Autumn menu and the art or making you feel at home.

Le Richemond Autumn menu and the art or making you feel at home.

Reading Time: 8 minutesThere is nothing more unnatural than being away from home. Away from the ones we love and the places we are use to. At the same time, traveling is an unique chance to discover something different, something new or something worth knowing in a lifetime. There is one key place generally for all your travels, it is the hotel you choose for your staying. In this sense, Le Richemond Geneva has everything you might need. Perfect location, amazing installations, gentle and efficient employees and an amazing kitchen. And if there is something you appreciate when you are away from home is a great meal. of course if you live in Geneva, you can always give yourself a little indulgence by discovering the chef’s menu. Last week, LuxuryActivist team discovered an amazing new Autumn Menu, in which some of the meals were gathered as a global menu throughout all Dorchester Collection hotels in the…

Lausanne Palace Sunday brunch, Chill-out with style

Lausanne Palace Sunday brunch, Chill-out with style

Reading Time: 4 minutesLast Sunday, LuxuryActivist tried the Sunday Brunch at Lausanne Palace. In Lausanne, there are not so many places dedicated to Brunch as it is not really something yet integrated in the Swiss culture. The Lausanne Palace is definitely an unique place that will make you feel at ease by the warm atmosphere, the gentle and efficient personnel and the quality of their structure and installations. In short: pure luxury experience. The Lausanne Palace, luxury at the right place The Lausanne Palace is a 5 stars hotel that would deserve a ranking of its own. In a very beautiful Belle Epoque style, this 146 bedrooms hotel welcomes you in the heart of Lausanne. It was initially opened in 1915. Since 1980, it is the official residence of all presidents of the Olympic committee. In 1989, Ute Funke, the German millionaire acquires the Lausanne Palace. She opens a Spa, a Conference center…

Top 10 most expensive resorts in the world.

Top 10 most expensive resorts in the world.

Reading Time: 1 minutesSometimes when you decide to book your holidays, you are just looking for a well deserved good rest. Naturally you wish to be in a nice place with great things surrounding you. At Luxuryactivist we have put in place a short guide of the top resorts in the world. The following infographics should give you a clear picture of top choices. They have a high price but you definitely deserve it. Your luxury holidays await you somewhere and we are happy to help you choose. All these places are chosen because of the luxury environment and the services they offer. Holidays have never been so stylish. Via: 888poker From Mexico to Canada and back to Bahamas or Middle-East, you will be amazed by these places that you need to do at least once in your life time. So, start your bookings as the Holiday season is about to start. LA…

Ultimate Luxury hotels to visit in San Francisco

Ultimate Luxury hotels to visit in San Francisco

Reading Time: 4 minutesSan Francisco is known to have the best hotel across the globe. Here are the best hotels in San Francisco: The Prescott Hotel The Prescott Hotel is an excellent boutique lodging close Union Square in San Francisco. Named one of the “Best Hotels in the World” in 2009 by Travel + Leisure, the whole lodging is enlivened in stupendous Kimpton style, a mix of exquisite style and capriciousness that enjoyments the eye. The Prescott Hotel’s traditionally outfitted boutique lodging are intended to verify your out and about lifestyle is superbly matched to your particular style. The 164 roomy guestrooms and suites pass on Kimpton’s mark refinement and style, with a combination of plushness and liberality. The Orchard Hotel Advantageously arranged two pieces from Union Square, The Orchard Hotel gives a flawless area and extravagant housing for business voyagers and vacationers in downtown San Francisco. This traditionally enhanced boutique incorporates 95…

Le Spa by Sisley at Le Richemond Geneva

Le Spa by Sisley at Le Richemond Geneva

Reading Time: 3 minutesLe Richemond hotel in Geneva just welcomed in this end of the year the prestigious cosmetic brand Sisley in order to create a luxury Spa. And this is Le Spa by Sisley. Located in the heart of Geneva, Le Richemond is a great luxury destination and now with this amazing luxury Spa by Sisley, it is definitely the ultimate journey away from the stress of daily life. The Hotel itself is a beautiful address for a short of more long stay in Geneva.  Ideally located by the lake, just in front of the famous water-shoot, you can enjoy all the luxury and traditional services from a Grand Hotel in a contemporary ambiance. If you come by train, by car or by airplane, the access to the Hotel is easy. This luxury hotel is definitely one of the best addresses in town. Since the first opening in 1875, the hotel went from…

Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva – A dream on top of the Alps.

Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva – A dream on top of the Alps.

Reading Time: 5 minutesThere are hotels that are great addresses to stay. But Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva is a dream come true. Sitting on top of the magnificence Swiss Alpinian landscapes and the famous Lake Geneva, the experience you will get here is as we say: “unique in your lifetime“. Every single thing about this amazing 5 stars palace will strike you. From the main reception desk entrance to all the different decoration details in the corridors, as well as in the rooms, restaurants and other installations. Everything is done to warmly welcome in a very contemporary luxury ambiance. Le Mirador Kempinski is part of the prestigious Hotel institution Kempinski. It is more than a simple label, it is a warranty of outstanding luxury lifestyle. Each Kempinski hotel around the world is completely part of the local history of the place. Guests enjoy the same level of excellence at your service all…

The Ampersand Hotel celebrates summer with style in South Kensington.

The Ampersand Hotel celebrates summer with style in South Kensington.

Reading Time: 2 minutesLondon will always be the symbol of elegance and lifestyle. The Ampersand Hotel is launching a new operation to celebrate Summer with style. Rediscover Hyde Park during a delightful afternoon tea Picnic with Champagne. Or you can also enjoy the pleasure of a horse riding lesson. Check this out. The Ampersand Hotel is an amazing place. A unique concept inspired by South Kensington cultural tradition. It’s design is in complete coherence with other mythical places like the museums of Natural History, Science and Victoria & Albert, as well as the Royal Albert Hall. Check here a video presentation of this elegant and stylish place: AMPERSAND HOTEL FILM from AmpersandHotel on Vimeo. The operation will be available from June 1st to September 30th 2013. The Afternoon tea will be open to Hotel guests but also non-residents. For a slice of rural tranquility, guests can spread out their luxury picnic blanket on the…

Why it is Worth It: Upgrade Your Hotel to Luxury

Why it is Worth It: Upgrade Your Hotel to Luxury

Reading Time: 3 minutesA bad hotel or resort can completely ruin a vacation in short order. Unfortunately, many economy packages are cheaper for a reason. Balancing cheap air fare with an expensive hotel or resort can make a world of difference on a vacation. Here’s an overview of what you can expect when your upgrade your hotel: The Benefits of an Upgrade The whole point of going on a vacation to a foreign destination, such as South America, Europe, Southeast Asia, Russia or anywhere else that isn’t home is to relax and try new things. At the end of a long day of relaxation, touring or generally enjoying the new atmosphere, it is essential to have somewhere nice to rest. Even on vacation, when a person doesn’t get enough quality food and rest, things deteriorate quickly. All-inclusive resorts, for instance, sound like a fantastic idea. Pick out a cheap flight, and find a…

5ive Star London, travel with style.

5ive Star London, travel with style.

Reading Time: 3 minutesDid you know 5ive Star London? It is a new website dedicated to Travel… with style. In deed and for the first time, major luxury hotels in London got together in order to offer a prestigious experience for online bookings. And this is the 5ive star London website. London is one of the most visited european capitals. Millions of people come to London, either for Business and/or lea sure. London welcomes over 14 million international visitors each year, making it the world’s most visited city. And if we calculate how many people stays overnight, the figure reaches 27 million. It is a real industry of 15 billion pounds. Of course, all these visitors need to stay in a hotel somewhere! And as many of these visitors are  business travelers and high-end tourists, there is a big need in terms of luxury hotels. Today, London’s leading five star luxury hotels have today…

Four Seasons Bora Bora – Pure Luxury

Four Seasons Bora Bora – Pure Luxury

Reading Time: 2 minutesOn a private motu, Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora offers a South Seas escape in a lush world of unsurpassed tropical beauty. The Resort offers 121 spacious hideaways nestling around Bora Bora lagoon and its outer beaches. The 100 over-water bungalows perch on stilts above the turquoise lagoon. On the shore, seven beachfront villas nestle along a stretch of private beach. All overlook the pristine waters and views of spectacular Mount Otemanu.