Library – Wander Around
It is a discreet America, the one where the heart of power sits. We are here neither in the dazzling New York, nor in the glamorous and touristic West, nor even in those more rustic states regularly put forward to explain the Trump vote. We are in fact in an affluent and democratic region, with an unexpected way of lifeContinue reading
16 june 2017 A summer in Le Havre: the arty 500th anniversary of the Normandy port! This summer hot spot? No, it’s not Saint-Tropez, Portofino or San Diego. It is in Le Havre that you must go and participate in the arty summer event! Does the idea seem absurd to you? Yes, it’s true, but […]Continue reading
It is a land of lush greenery, unusual landscapes with green tea plantations, breathtaking views and a place where you can see backwaters, an unique landscape in the world.Continue reading
Less known than its neighbor, South Africa or Botswana, Namibia is a paradise for lovers of vastness, of infinite landscapes and wildlife photography. A place to discover and to bring back memories. And with a furious desire to return there!Continue reading
COMO HOTEL An oasis of refinement in a setting between design and more traditional old wood. “The garden with ponds and a pond, which acts as external bathrooms, is a marvel ‘” Rooms on with their marvelous view of the vegetation are an invitation to meditation.Continue reading
A thousand miles away from Java and Bali, off the coast of West Papua, volcanic islands shelled their pearls on the tropical sea into the turquoise, like the jewels of a sunken treasure. Their wild contours exhale sweet perfumes: Sulawesi, Maluku and Raja Ampat, the thousands of islands on the spice route are dreamed stops for world ends lovers.Continue reading
Former student of Rennes Fine Arts, Etienne Taburet was seduced by Rennes until he decided to remain in the city at the end of his studies. Passionate about contemporary art and architecture, he had the idea of creating a travel agency dedicated to these themes.
It was during her many travels, the need was felt: imagine a city guide of a new kind. With a serious bias and 10 geographic or thematic walks, punctuated Address and especially rhythmically in time. Seduced by this project different, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris finally commanded the exclusivity of this guide provides a non tourism vision and off the beaten path of the capital. A nice gift for its demanding customers. Interview with a Parisian kid.Continue reading
While the February holidays are just beginning, here are the major « snowy » news of 2016. An urban and design hotel in Flaine, a cozy cocoon in Haute-Maurienne, the most crazy after-skiing spot of the Alps in Courchevel, one unforgettable night atop the Pic du Midi and the exoticism of a hotel “à la Française” in Lapland. Enjoy the snow!Continue reading
Scotland is this strange land where nature blends with the weather whims to create ghostly landscapes. It is also this small territory where we go in less than an hour’s from secret beaches to peeled mountains, small fishing ports to steel blue lochs. A common thread? Some nice whiskey tastings, spectacular greens and charming “very Scottish” addresses. Tartan atmosphere by the fire.Continue reading
Contemporary art shines between the Rhône and Saône
The Lyon Contemporary Art Biennial has become another major event for art lovers, after the Paris FIAC. Every two years, the city declared World Heritage by UNESCO, therefore welcomes the best of contemporary artists who enjoy to aback, shock, question and surprise visitors through their always iconoclastic work.
Warsaw is the tortured capital of Poland, which saw over 80% of its buildings destroyed in 1945. Since then it has been patiently and labourously rebuilt. The following Cold War years under the iron grip of its soviet neighbour did certainly not add to its glamour. However, today as the economic centre of a PolandContinue reading
Often dating back hundreds of years, these ultra luxurious hotels and all their splendour have played host to all the great powers of this world and may even be considered as part of our heritage. Behind their traditional facades, they present technology worthy of the 21st century!Continue reading
Préservé – encore- du tourisme de masse, la presqu’île du Cap Ferret dégage un charme très spécial. Même si elle connaît actuellement une vogue certaine, ce qui permet d’y voir fleurir restaurants et boutiques de bon ton, les modes glissent sur elle.Continue reading
The capital of Northern Ireland has quickly become the place to be – and it is just an hour and a half from Paris…from 2nd to 5th July: head for the Belfast Port to witness the Tall Ships Race, a beautiful course that gathers together over 50 of the grandest former vessels.Continue reading
Célia Gumbau-Serra is the designer behind the Hôtel Muse in Saint-Tropez. After a career in events, five years ago she created the perfect haven away from the agitation of the port. Simultaneously contemporary and an integral part of her natural environment.
Just before the start of high season, she shares with Plume Voyage her favourite addresses in the Varoise city.
The Palais de la Major
The Palais de la Major, located next to the Mucem favours a light baroque décor with a sublime chandelier from the Moscow Casino. At the end of the night, DJs and music groups set the place alight.
Sofitel Legend: the best of à la française
Two labels that distinguish its most iconic hotels have enriched the Sofitel brand. The first is the Sofitel Legend, which is a club of exclusive, timeless establishments, including legendary spots printed with history.
Shanghai has the highest population of any city in China with 26 million “official” residents (as there are really almost 30 million with numerous legal workers who flock to the city from around China).Continue reading
Where to eat and sleep in Memphis.
There is only one hotel to stay in whilst in Memphis: the Peabody. This marvellous example of architecture is simultaneously ornate and very ‘Gotham-city’; evidently, as it offers guests every modern comfort: class and good taste.
Visit Wendake, Quebec’s First Nations Village
A wonderful alternative to hotels in the heart of Quebec itself is to stay in the small village of Wendake, a ten-minute journey from the city. And the descendants of the Huron Wendat, the first inhabitants of Quebec, manage this zone.
The Farçon: the best-kept secret in the Alps
In the Three Valleys area, ski resort La Tania claims the title as “the best-kept secret in the Alps”. And it is in this preserved resort that you will find the most undetected and most affordable Michelin-starred restaurant in the French mountains!
Labelled the Pearl of the Danube, this nickname may be a surprise to many. Undoubtedly more arty than Vienna, the city offers a perfect balance of patrimony, culture, partying and a change of scene. Divided between two very distinct worlds, this spot knows how to entice you to come back…Continue reading
If North India is a haven of riches and colours, South India focuses on the regeneration of nature and its elements. One of the more culturally and religiously liberal provinces, with its hippy accents, Kerala and its inhabitants live in harmony with the environment. Here is a preview of several unique properties.Continue reading
As the Berlin has recently celebrates the 25th anniversary of the fall of the iron curtain, Plume Voyage magazine offers you A Stroll in Berlin for you to (re)discover this capital city with a guided tour through the legendary districts of Berlin, which make up the city’s underground and alternative reputation.Continue reading
Although it might be less famous than its neighbour Berlin, Hamburg is a city that still appeals to many due to its continuous development, modernity and cool attitude. Whilst Berlin is known as a ‘poor but sexy’ city, in the words of its own mayor, Hamburg is a very, very rich town.Continue reading
Check out Kyoto, classified as a world heritage site by UNESCO, is an opportunity to travel through time. A mix of heritage and modernity, its numerous artisans compete creatively in order to create contemporary collections.Continue reading
On Croatia’s doorstep, in the little preserved paradise of Montenegro, billionaire Peter Munk is building the largest marina in South Europe.Continue reading
Discover works of art whilst rambling in the hills, in the midst of nature’s beauty…this is the concept behind the ‘Horizons Arts Nature Festival’ in Sancy, Auvergne. When mountains meet modern art, land art makes a statement in Sancy. Don’t miss this exclusively European event this summer!Continue reading
Pale grey, dark grey, blue grey, the sky draws interlacing lines, edged with darker, almost black tones. The sea responds in echo with an opaline green, jade green in some areas,Continue reading
In the Lofoten Islands and the region of Narvik in the north of Norway, the scenery can only be described as magnificent. The cold and calm waters of the fjords meet the snowy mountains, and the Nordic Sea flows through the land like lace.Continue reading
Plume Voyage magazine invites you to wander around in Istanbul. Vibrant and cultural, this city continues to revisit the best parts of the Ottoman era and bringing them into a contemporary age: from copying the carved motifs of its religious architecture, balanced ancestral decorative motifs, unique design and new lifestyle expressions..this city continues to shine with unparalleled richness.Continue reading
Like a pendulum that oscillates between tradition and modernity, Vienna is a resolutely creative capital city that draws, with a quiet discernment, from its roots in order to propel itself into the present. We take you on a little guided tour of the creative people and new concepts that put this city at the top of the list of alternative European capitals.Continue reading
In Perche, the landscapes have a singular beauty that never leaves one feeling indifferent. They are punctuated by forests that play with the shadows and light, between hill valleys in the middle of woodland. A green escape par excellence, Perche has good foodContinue reading
Rotterdam is a port. The largest port in Europe! This city – multicultural and open to the world – is therefore very well positioned to capture the emerging trends that arise from the fusion of cultures. Destroyed by the bombing during the Second World War, it has been rebuilt with design buildings that boldly encircle the few historic buildings still standing. An architectural laboratory, a gastronomic hotspot of urban responsibility – today, R’dam the worker can proudly assert itself proudly its perpetual rival, the always festive Amsterdam.Continue reading
The “Made in America” style has never been so in style as it is now, with a clientele that seem straight out of the pages of Monocle magazine: fashion, accessories and objects from the ateliers of Brooklyn, San Francisco and Detroit are the ingredients that make up the recipe.Continue reading
From Bordeaux to Saint-Emilion, on the right bank, and Pessac-Léognan, on the left bank, charming accommodations abound. Design hotels, furnished wine barrels and wineries welcome guests into their world.Continue reading
Beauty, nature , history, equestrian sport and good food near Paris ? Plume Voyage takes you for a weekend between Senlis and Chantilly, in the valley of the Nonette , near the forest of Halatte for you to discover the charm of this countryside rich in good addresses.Continue reading
If the summer is synonymous with ‘South of France’ and traffic on the port of St Tropez, getting lost in the Provencal countryside suggests the height of elegance.
Against a backdrop of creativity, Plume Voyage gives to you some addresses of choice.
Feet firmly rooted in a glorious past and looking towards the ocean, Lisboners cultivate a kind of melancholy full of charm. Join them in their small steep streets. Climb into the “electricos”, the old trams that jump from one hill to another.Continue reading
Known as the business city of Morocco, Casablanca is also a destination for sun, perfect for a two day city break. Resolutely modern, with its buildings, thriving business districts, contemporary art galleries, fashionable restaurants and its brand new tramway, opened on 12.12.12 by King Mohammed VIContinue reading
Underground areas of Vesterbro booming artistically, new culinary scene, inventive multi-brand boutiques … the capital of Denmark is thriving. Internationally renowned for the multiple achievements and work of Arne Jacobsen crisscrossing the city, it is more than just a “city museum” dedicated to the design master.Continue reading
Bordeaux is under construction. The city, with its eighteenth century facades certified as a World Heritage Site by Unesco, is turning to new projects and reinventing itself. A renovated city, with refurbished docks where the Bordelais walk on Sundays, a brand new tram that crosses the city, the trendy and arty neighbourhood of Chartrons.Continue reading
We know the great French chefs – Pierre Gagnaire, Alain Senderens, Alain Ducasse and Joël Robuchon – love Japan and its gastronomic heritage. But France also attracts many young Japanese chefs, eager to mix their culture and our ingredients and recipes. With stunning results..Continue reading
Far from the clichés of mists and wasteland typically related to Scotland, Edinburgh is a city so endearing that once visited one can only think of returning. Lively, young, friendly and dynamic – the Scottish capital also offers luxurious addresses for cozy and chic stays. A pleasant destination for a cultural, historical and gastronomic city break…Continue reading
If we spend our time suffocating them, making them run, walk, and carry – in short, mistreating them – here are some treatments that will restore some much needed youth to your feetContinue reading
Recycled woods, gnarled surfaces and extroverted branches – wood surprises us and plays on all levels of design. Whether raw or refined, domesticated or coloured, wood naturally imbues a living space with a force that only the finest of materials can endorseContinue reading
Following the lead of Phoebe Philo, who promotes a return to simplicity at Celine, the design world has also decided to play the neutrality card: with atonal, almost humble, materials and colours, a recurring theme of wood and the return of Scandinavian principlesContinue reading
An independent state since 1990, this underrated country is bordered by 2000km of Atlantic coast and almost as much of arid lands inhabited by zebras, eland and kudu. Widescreen travel guaranteed.Continue reading