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June 2017
Un été au Havre, Catène de containers de Vincent Ganivet. juin 2017 PLUMEVOYAGE @plumevoyagemagazine © Ludovic Bischoff

A Break June 2017 – A summer in Le Havre: the arty 500th anniversary of the Normandy port!

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 […]

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April 2017
The Purity, Kerala

Wander around april 2017 – Kerala, the sensual wave

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.

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April 2017
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A WALK under the arcades of the Tuileries

Without further ado, let’s take a walk in the gallery of the Rue de Rivoli built by Napoleon Bonaparte and extended during the Second Empire, at the time when festivals and ceremonies gave this area an unequaled luster.

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October 2016

Wander around October 2016 – GORGEOUS NAMIBIA

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!

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September 2016

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5 reasons to stay in Sanary-sur-Mer:
We immediately love Sanary-sur-Mer for the smooth curve of its arched-shape harbor like a palm in the Mistral and the proud arrow of its church steeple overlooking the Mediterranean.

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September 2016

Wander Around september 2016 – From JAKARTA to BALI Susanna Perini / Biasa addresses

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.

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September 2016

Wander Around september 2016 – Portland

Oregon … If the name is a dream to open spaces of the American West, we always have a little trouble locating it on the map of USA.

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August 2016
Cité du Vin, Bordeaux. Une balade bordelaise aout 2016 PLUMEVOYAGE @plumevoyagemagazine © DR

A Walk august 2016 – A walk in Bordeaux

Bordeaux which is considered as a starting point or as a result of a walk , the city and the right bank of the Garonne offer some of the most charming areas of the Southwest Drive.

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May 2016

Wander Around In Indonesia – May 2016

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.

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April 2016
Osiris, Rennes . Bouroullec Une balade à Rennes avril 2016. PLUME-VOYAGE. @plumevoyagemagazine © Alain CLEMENT et Claude VIALLAT, Carole Rivalin,Claude VIALLAT,Francois Morellet,Guillaume Moschini

Wander around april 2016 – Rennes gets on time with the Bouroullec brothers

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.

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March 2016
Place Dauphine. Le city break parisien de Laurence Gounel pour Plume Voyage mars 2016. @plumevoyagemagazine © Laurence Gounel

Wander Around March 2016 – The parisian city break of Laurence Gounel for Plume Voyage

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.

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February 2016

Wander Around february 2016 – Luxurious and discret moutain tips

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!

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January 2016

Wander Around January 2016 – Scotland countryside

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.

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December 2015
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Wander Around December 2015 – All lights on Lyon!

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.

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September 2015
PLUME VOYAGE magazine, le luxe d’un voyage léger et immobile, Une Balade à Varsovie

Wander Around September 2015 – Warsaw anew!

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 Poland

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August 2015

Wander Around August 2015 – Mythical Luxury Hotels

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!

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July 2015

Wander Around July 2015 – Cap Ferret: discrete and authentic charm…

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.

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June 2015
Restaurant OK Belfast © PLUME

Wander Around June 2015 – Surprising Belfast!

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.

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June 2015

Wander Around June 2015 – Saint-Tropez according to Célia Gumbau-Serra

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.

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May 2015

Wander Around May 2015 – Marseille, a design capital of the world?

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.

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May 2015
Sofitel So Mauritius (12)

Wander Around May 2015 – Sofitel: French excellence in hotel glamour

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.

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April 2015

Wander Around April 2015 – Shanghai: the Pearl of the Orient shines brighter than ever!

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).

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March 2015
Where to eat and sleep in Memphis. Restaurants and Hotels © Ludovic Bischoff

Wander Around March 2015 – Walking in Memphis…

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.

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March 2015
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Wander Around March 2015 – Spend the winter in Quebec!

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.

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February 2015

Wander Around February 2015 – Four secret restaurants to uncover in the mountains this winter

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!

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January 2015
Bath in Budapest

Wander Around January 2015 – A long week end between Buda and Pest, Hungary

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…

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January 2015
Pondichery , Villa

Wander Around January 2015 – Pondicherry, darling

It lingers in the air, like the scent of former colonial trading posts. Oscillating between heritage and modernity, Pondicherry is simultaneously French and conformist, Indian and tempestuous. The visit of a lifetime.

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November 2014

Wander Around November 2014 – Kerala: A green goldmine

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.

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November 2014

Wander Around in Berlin – November 2014

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.

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October 2014

Wander Around in Hamburg – October 2014

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.

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October 2014
Kyoto © Marie Le Fort

Wander Around October 2014 – Kyoto, a Japanese Special

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.

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July 2014
Porto Monténégro

Wander Around July 2014 – Porto Montenegro: the new top jet-set spot!

On Croatia’s doorstep, in the little preserved paradise of Montenegro, billionaire Peter Munk is building the largest marina in South Europe.

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June 2014
Thomas Monin, L'evidence

Wander Around June 2014 – Land Art puts on a show in Sancy

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!

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May 2014
Hong Kong

Wander Around May 2014 – If Hong Kong could be put into words…

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,

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April 2014

Wander Around April 2014 – The last snow of the season!

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.

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April 2014
Pierre Herme

Wander Around April 2014 – Easter Graphic Eggs

For years now, pastry chefs and chocolatiers have pulled together every ounce of their creativity to reinvent the traditional products that roll out with Easter – eggs, chickens and all manner of chocolate treats.

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March 2014

A Cinematic Walk through Iceland March 2014

Iceland is the new darling of Hollywood. Major U.S. studios flock there to film their blockbusters in the breathtaking natural scenery of the island.

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March 2014
Wynwood Wynwood

An Arty Walk through Miami March 2014

Miami is like New York’s spicy Latin cousin! The most famous seaside resort in Florida has become a melting pot of creativity in which emigrants from all over Latin America have come to live, bringing joy and a Latino joie de vivre with them.

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February 2014
Conjunto catedralicio, valencia

Wander Around in Valencia, Spain February 2014

Valencia is considered to be the gastronomic capital of Spain, much to the annoyance of Barcelona and Madrid, the city’s two neighbors and biggest rivals who tend to look down on their little rebellious sister.

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February 2014
Dice Kayek Contraste Jameel Prize © Dice Kayek Archives

Wander Around Istanbul, Turkey February 2014

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.

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February 2014

Wander Around in Quebec, Canada

After the long and cold Canadian winter, the spring finally arrives. A period eagerly awaited by the local who have been dreaming of walks in the sun and fishing trips!

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January 2014
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Wander Around in Vienna January 2014

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.

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January 2014
Perche landscape

Wander Around in Perche – January 2014

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 food

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November 2013
cubes houses

Wander Around November 2013 – A walk in Rotterdam

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.

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October 2013
Inventory boutique

Wander Around October 2013 – « Made in USA »

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.

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October 2013

Wander Around October 2013 – Over the Garonne, Bordeaux

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.

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October 2013
Aunette Cottage

Wander Around October 2013 – A weekend in the countryside between Senlis and Chantilly

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.

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August 2013
Chateau La Coste

Wander Around August 2013 – A creative wind in Provence

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.

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July 2013

Wander Around July 2013 – Lisbon the bohemian

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.

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May 2013

Wander Around May 2013 – City Break to Casablanca

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 VI

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April 2013
Cyber Coffee jewellery collection, Belgrade

Wander Around – Belgrade

Belgrade is a melting pot for creativity. For proof, you only have to encounter the forefront of design and just go with its boundless energy.

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March 2013

Wander Around March 2013 – Copenhagen

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.

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February 2013

Wander Around February 2013 – Bordeaux

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.

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January 2013
Japanese chef in Paris

Wander Around – Japanese chef in Paris

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..

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January 2013

Wander Around – Edinburgh chic

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…

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December 2012

Wander Around – Alpina Gstaad, Spa Salmont

Winter came early this year to the delight of lovers of the snow and mountains. Discover some beautiful destinations whether they be for sport, design, pampering or simply getting cosy…

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November 2012
London Food design

Wander Around – London during Food Design

It’s impossible to talk about London, or its Design Festival which takes over the capital in September, without mentioning the pop-ups and initiatives that make up Food Design

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September 2012
L'Usine Vietnam

Wander Around – Good Morning Vietnam

Forget the images and stories of war, and rather picture Catherine Deneuve reprising her role in the film Indochine. Reviving the elegance of the golden days of colonialism,

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June 2012
Soft feet

Wander Around – Nam Hai, Bastien Gonzalez, and Dragonfly

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 feet

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May 2012
“Gueule de Bois”

Wander Around – "Gueule de Bois"

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 endorse

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April 2012

Wander Around – Cape Town, South Africa

The southernmost city in Africa, Cape Town has a beautiful European feel at times, with its Cape Dutch architecture, lush vineyards and tall pines. Located at the foot of one of the most spectacular mountain ranges in the world

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November 2011
British design

Wander Around – The New Modernity: The new face of British design

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 principles

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September 2011

Wander Around – Vineyards in Lebanon

For 5000 years, vineyards have been covering the hills of Lebanon. Dante referred to them in his Divina Commedia. An Eden that produces the nectar divine, and whose reputation is second to none in constant evolution.

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September 2011

Wander Around – Lyon is chilling out

Bourgeois, Lyon ? No way…At least not on the surface, looking at the gastronomic addresses that have been around for decades. On the contrary, the silk capital is brimming with creativity and enthusiasm

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May 2011
Paris by Aki Kuroda

Wander Around – Paris by Aki Kuroda

Following the route of bus 68, Japanese artist Aki Kuroda takes us along on his daily routine around Paris, between his studio in the 14th arrondissement and the surrounding area of Palais Royal. Based in Paris for thirty years, he is a bit of

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May 2011
The evolution
of marble in design

Wander Around – The Evolution of Marble

Light, hollow, and rounded. Marble overcomes technical constraints in order to unveil its transparency, its veins and its velvety sensuality. It inspires, it reveals, and it expresses itself. This is the evolution of marble…

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May 2011

Wander Around – Namibia. Widescreen travel guaranteed.

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.

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