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10 Questions: Christina Binder-Egger, Das Posthotel

In our General Manager series, we catch up with heads of hotels for personal stories and insider perspective. This week, we get to know Christina Binder-Egger of Das Posthotel in Austria’s Zillertal Valley.

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8 Hotels Fit For a President

Even though they live at one of the most iconic addresses on earth, the life of an American President is a transient one, clocking up the miles both at home and abroad in their role as Commander-in-Chief. Comfort is of utmost importance during these forays, beginning with the plush interiors of Air Force One, and extending to their choice of hotel.

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The Chef’s 8: Dan Moon, The Gainsborough Bath Spa

In A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf wrote “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” In that spirit, we’re picking the brains of those who make the latter happen: chefs. Next in our series is Dan Moon of Johann Lafer at The Gainsborough Bath Spa.

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10 Questions: Melanie Joyez, Nolinski Paris

In our General Manager series, we catch up with heads of hotels for personal stories and insider perspective. This week, we get to know Melanie Joyez of Nolinski Paris.

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Spotlight: Where to Travel in Turkey

Since the first time I visited Turkey as a child, its blend of cultures and friendly locals held me in thrall. As a 12-year-old, the contrast between this exotic land and my home country of Ireland was striking, opening my eyes to a world outside my childhood bubble. Since then I’ve returned many times, amazed at the country’s ongoing transformation as it balances secularism, capitalism and Islam.

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10 Questions: Claudio Catani, Hotel Brunelleschi

In our General Manager series, we catch up with heads of hotels for personal stories and insider perspective. This week, we get to know Claudio Catani of Hotel Brunelleschi in Florence, Italy.

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Photo Essay: More to Munich than Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest kicks off on September 17th and it goes without saying that it’s a really big deal in Munich. But there’s more to the German town than beer gardens and lederhosen. On a trip earlier this year, Joy Pecknold discovered cocktail bars, beach culture and entertainment—of both the profound and popular nature.

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The List: Off the beaten track across Europe

When it comes time to plan out a Euro vacation, major locales like Rome or Paris are a given. However, the eclectic continent has over 50 countries, so there’s plenty to discover for those inclined to meander off the beaten track. With this in mind, we decided to devote attention to some of Europe’s hidden gems in this week’s blog.

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Photo Essay: A Road Trip Through Andalusia

The South of Spain is synonymous with orange trees, azure seas and hot summers, and it is in search of these Eva Zhu gathers her closest girlfriends for a road trip through the Catalan lands.

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Spotlight: Amsterdam

Resplendent with 17th century townhouses and a plethora of canals, Amsterdam offers one of Europe’s most charming city break destinations. There’s plenty to do in this storied metropolis too, ranging from the somber history of the Anne Frank House, to the iconic culture of the Van Gogh Museum, and the mischievous possibilities of a visit to the Heineken brewery.

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