Journal

Franciacorta, Lombardia | Italy • by Eleonora Paulietti, Private Voyage Advisor

L’Albereta: not just a spa resort

Most people think of L'Albereta as the sanctuary of holistic well-being thanks to the 2,000 square meter signature spa by Henri Chenot. When I stayed at the relais, I found out that there's much more to it than you know.

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Canouan, St Vincent & Grenadines • by Stefano Bajona, Founder

Canouan: unspoiled and hidden place of excellence

You certainly know the Caribbean's wonders but I can assure you that nothing comes close to the charm that this Grenadines' pearl emanates. After tasting it, I am sure you will be "Canouan Sick"

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Iguazú, Argentina | Brazil • by Sara Milani, Private Voyage Advisor

The majestic Iguazú Falls

I have seen the Iguazú Falls in hundreds of photographs, but nothing prepares you for the wonder that awaits when you see them live.

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The Brando, Tetiaroa | French Polinesia • by Isabella Bertani, Private Voyage Advisor

An epic journey to paradise

The promise of infinite lagoons and white beaches is what you can find behind the Air Tetiaroa ticket, a small and private company, that will take only few lucky people to the beloved island of Marlon Brando.

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Florence, Tuscany | Italy • by Rowena Banfi, Private Voyage Advisor

Magic, history and emotions in Florence

Florence, the cradle of the Medici family, mother of art and culture, caressed by the waters of the river Arno. Silent, ethereal with an almost inexplicable aura of magic. This is what you can taste by staying at Hotel Lungarno in Florence.

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Okavango Delta, Botswana • by Elena Bajona, Ethologist

A safari in the Okavango? Yes, but surely on horseback!

Feel like guests of nature is not an emotion that pervades us easily. We are nowadays used to put nature aside and live it more as spectators than true participants.

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Ithaafushi, South Male Atoll | Maldives • by Chiara Dragoni, Private Voyage Advisor

Refined elegance among crystal blue waters

As an affectionate traveller to the Maldives for the past 25 years, I took the sight of the Princess 52 yacht in charge of our airport transfer as a clear sign of the intention of Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi to rank on top of first-class players in Maldivian hospitality.

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Myanmar • by Stefano Bajona, Founder

A tribute to Burma

A country that has always been on my Wander List that has preserved, in my opinion, all the authentic charm of South-East Asia: genuine hospitality combined with a profound spirituality.

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