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The New Versace Home Collection!

versace home collection salone del mobile milan

This year again, at the Salone del Mobile, one of my favourite stalls was the Versace Home stand.

I always love to wander around their giant stand – which usually recreates several rooms of a house – and imagine myself the hostess of a crazy maison de maitre in Italy! Continue reading

At the Affordable Art Fair!

Affordable Art Fair Milan
The other day, I went to visit the Affordable Art Fair with my friend D., a super cool architect from France.

The Affordable Art Fair is a special fair presenting pieces of contemporary art costing maximum of 5,000 eur (hence the word “affordable”).

I borrowed D’s glasses for the occassion – to help me look like the perfect art aficionado :) We saw several things there, we did not like everything but still saw a couple of pieces which were we thought really interesting… Here are all the pictures!

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Winter Ride: On a Horse Carriage in Bavaria!

Horse Sleigh BavariaJust before Christmas, my boyfriend and I went to visit Bavaria and its wonderful castles (one of which is so charming that Walt Disney copied it to create the castle of the Sleeping Beauty!).

The first thing we did upon arriving however was to take a horse drawn sleigh tour of the area as I thought it was a charming way to get a little feel and preview what was waiting for us this weekend..

The ride lasted one hour and took us through the snowy Alpine foothills, frozen lakes, Bavarian forests where birds were singing just as in movies (and we even got to see a deer!!). As sunset was approaching, Continue reading

Winter Holidays Guide: The Tree Hotel, Sweden!

Lulea_Tree_HotelWhy not do something completely new this winter and try.. sleeping in a tree house?

Inspired by the film ”The Tree Lover” (a tale of 3 city men who want to go back to their roots and build a tree house together), a genius couple indeed had the wonderful idea to build tree houses in Laponia, Sweden and turned them into a hotel: the Tree Hotel!

The 5 Tree Houses (and the Tree Sauna!) are located in the middle of a magical pine forest and close to the Lule River.

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Friday’s Joke #10

Snowman Fridge

Hope everyone had a lovely Christmas. I am now back to Milan and back to work, and since it is Friday, it is time for our little “Friday Joke”. This time: the Snowman Fridge! ;)

Happy Friday! Hope you all have nice plans for new year eve.. and the rest of 2013. If not, stay tune to the blog cause this weekend I will be posting some quite cool travel ideas.. for the most adventurous of us!


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