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Adler Mountain Lodge has opened in the heart of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site

Adler Mountain Lodge (www.adler-lodge.com) has opened and the first pictures to emerge reveal a new holiday destination of unparalleled natural beauty and uncomplicated luxury. Views from Adler Mountain Lodge’s wrap-around infinity pool It’s taken more than 10 years to come … Continue reading

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Barefoot among the Autumn leaves of the Engadine

This autumn, the Engadine valley is introducing several new walking trails through the autumn leaves where hiking shoes are not obligatory.  On the contrary, they’re banned.  The village of Celerina has created four barefoot walks that cross meadows, ford streams … Continue reading

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Par & Spa in the Golf Centre Of The Alps

This August, a golfing holiday to the world-famous Kulm Hotel St. Moritz (www.kulm.com) is all the more appealing thanks to the opening of the £8-million Kulm Spa St. Moritz, where golfers can indulge themselves with a personal training session designed … Continue reading

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Discover the Dock – The Bristol Hotel launches a summer city package

Bristol is on a high: two of its best-known residents, Wallace & Gromit, have been chosen as Visit England ambassadors and the city was recently named among the top ten most popular destinations to visit in the UK by TripAdvisor. … Continue reading

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Re-dressing the balance…

It’s the start of a new year, a time when people traditionally head for a detox as an antidote to all the stresses and strains that have built up over the last year.  And this year, there’s nowhere better to … Continue reading

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Here’s something to get the adrenaline pumping!

Inspired by the London Olympics, do you dream of winning gold?  If so, why not focus on the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? The four-man US bob team that participated in the 1928 Olympics only started practising together 18 days … Continue reading

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Incentives to bolster ski business

Yesterday, the Ski Club of Great Britain issued a news release proving that the winter sports market is showing resilience despite an overall decline. According to their report, the rate of decline in the snowsports market has slowed significantly and, … Continue reading

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Last chance to catch the falling autumn leaves

Autumn has well and truly arrived, so there’s not much time left for leaf peeping.  Though North America  may be famous for its fall leaves,  the colour of the trees is equally striking in Switzerland and it’s so much closer … Continue reading

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Enter the world of thrillaxing

Last week, there was a piece in The Daily Telegraph on how the Olympic Games have inspired interest in active holidays, which combine fitness and well-being while away from home.  This seems to be a growing trend and some old … Continue reading

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Burned out and in need of a complete break?

I have to confess, I feel burned out and in need of a break…  it’s been non-stop this summer, keeping up with work commitments, as well as all the excitement and essential TV watching generated by the Jubilee and Olympics, … Continue reading

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