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Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

In the France of one hundred or so years ago Cauterets was one of the places to be seen. Here was a highly fashionable spa town where the well-heeled and well connected could travel to enjoy the famed thermal baths of the region. From Paris travellers came directly by train, […]

by × May 2, 2019 × 0 comments

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Hotel Le Delta – Le Grand Bornand, Haute Savoie, France

Hotel Le Delta – Le Grand Bornand, Haute Savoie, France

If only the biggest and best resorts of the French Alps were much closer to Geneva. This is surely a recurring dream for anyone making the tedious haul up busy roads to the big names of the Tarentaise – resorts like Meribel, Val D’Isere and La Plagne. If only there […]

by × October 2, 2018 × 0 comments

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Les Arcs European Film Festival – France

Les Arcs European Film Festival – France

Mixing ski resorts and film is not a new idea. Sundance is not only Robert Redford’s amazing festival but the name of his Utah ski resort. Telluride and Aspen in Colorado both have impressive skiing and renowned festivals, whilst Banff in Canada devotes its own to Mountain film. Les Arcs […]

by × October 13, 2017 × 0 comments

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Rifugio Fuciade – Italian Dolomites

Rifugio Fuciade – Italian Dolomites

It is not often that we recommend a winter sports hotel that is over half an hours snowy walk from the nearest road. The Rifugio Fuciade however is something rather special and is well worth the extra effort to access. Located at an altitude of nearly two thousand metres amongst […]

by × April 20, 2016 × 0 comments

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The Cambrian Hotel – Adelboden, Switzerland

The Cambrian Hotel – Adelboden, Switzerland

With Cambria being the Latin term for Wales it would be legitimate to wonder why a hotel deep in the Bernese Alps should have been named after such a distant region. The answer lies with Grant Maunder, Welshman and financier, who having developed a deep love for Adelboden during childhood […]

by × March 5, 2016 × 1 comment

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The Cambrian Design Hotel – Adelboden, Switzerland

The Cambrian Design Hotel – Adelboden, Switzerland

The Cambrian is a breath of fresh Swiss air. Not a cow bell or gingham tablecloth in sight and what’s more, blessed with views of the most spectacular scenery in the Swiss Alps. Nestled in the traditional and very pretty mountain village of Adelboden in the Bernese Oberland area of Switzerland, The Cambrian – as you […]

by × January 22, 2011 × 0 comments