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From Madonna to Paris Hilton: for VIPs holiday choose the Mediterranean Sea.

From Madonna to Paris Hilton: for VIPs holiday choose the Mediterranean Sea.

From Salento, via Ibiza, Capri, Ponza and Greece.

There are many celebrities who for the summer holidays this year have chosen the Mediterranean Sea.

Madonna in Salento with her daughter Lourdes, Mariah Carey carries around her children on a mega yacht, Paris Hilton has fun at parties between the island of Ibiza and

Mykonos.

Mediterranean Sea for the model Irina Shayk and Ibiza for his former Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ibiza

SAS THE SUMMER NEW ROUTE FROM STOCKHOLM TO IBIZA

SAS is increasing flights to southern Europe in the summer. Compared to the summer schedule of the last few years, 370,000 more seats will be available in Portugal, Croatia, Spain, Italy and Greece (170,000 more in the peak summer period). As of June 28, SAS will be the only airline to fly a direct route between Stockholm and Ibiza, with departures every Wednesday during the summer season (until August 9). In addition to other destinations such as Malaga, Palma, Palermo, Nice and Split. “We see a continuous demand to popular destinations for leisure and we continue to develop our network and our destinations. This summer we are happy to offer our travelers a range of new direct routes and an increase in flights and seats to Spain, Croatia, Portugal, Italy and Greece. Some of our new direct routes from Scandinavia to Lisbon, Malta, the Faroe Islands, Pristina and Shannon, “says Fredrik Henriksson, head of media relations at SAS. In addition to the new routes, SAS is introducing new cabins on all short-haul and medium-haul. The new cabins will be installed between 2017 and 2019. From the second half of 2017 will begin the installation of high-speed Wi-Fi. Internet on board on short and medium-haul flights (domestic, Scandinavia and Europe) flights will be free for all 4.7 million SAS EuroBonus members and for those who travel by SAS Plus. You can become members on board.

Cortina D'ampezzo

A Relaxed Ambience To This Warm And Woody Chalet, Just A Few Steps From The Pedestrian Centre Of Cortina D’ampezzo

Italy, Dolomites

Chalet, 9 Bedrooms, 11 Bathrooms, 20 persons, Pool, Spa, Gym, WiFi

Cortina d’Ampezzo, the “Queen of the Dolomites” has in her very heart a resplendent chalet just a few steps from the pedestrian centre of this beautiful village.

Live in the lap of luxury at Italy’s premier mountain resort, in the heart of the Dolomites, one of the unique regions in the World offering a memorable scenic and cultural experience for all seasons. In Summer the area is a magnet for climbers and trekkers alike and in the Winter the resort is an eminent part of the Dolomiti Superski: one of the largest ski carousels in Europe comprising 12 ski areas, 450 lifts and more than 1,200 km of white slopes.

A lengthy renovation effort that started from an old barn has created what is arguably the best private luxury chalet in town and that is available to rent. There is a relaxed ambience to this warm and woody chalet, which benefits from an adaptable arrangement of living and private spaces. Deep and plush furnishings, warm, muted colours and lavish throws harmoniously offset the scrubbed wood walls and floors. Discreet lighting plays its part too to add dramatic elements and surprise, from the kitchen and living areas to the bathrooms and bedrooms. Shafts of natural light from outside and within stream into the stylish interior, which presents a cocoon of comfort within which there are exposed and featured stone walls, an enclosed glass forest and ornately carved and eye-catching interior windows.

A generous indoor swimming pool and a compact high-tech fitness area are other unique features and located within a very comfortable and classy spa designed for luxurious rest and pampering in secluded bliss.

Outside this luxury is less dramatic and very natural, with a wide main terrace that overlooks the hills towards Monte Cristallo.

The luxury chalet comprises 5 floors and can accommodate up to a total of 20 guests (12/14 adults and 4/6 kids) in 9 bedrooms, which include a generous lower ground bunk bedroom (sleeps up to 4 people) and an independent master suite (with living areas, a kitchenette and a terrace with a stunning view on the 5 Torri) expertly arranged under the eaves.

All rooms are furnished with great taste and a passion for detail and the artfully arranged bathrooms are fitted with designer fixtures and neatly set into wood surrounds. Family meals can be as fun and as grand as you wish around the antique wood dining table, which seats 14 on carved and crimson chairs. Overhead, a slither of light spans the full length of the table that will add flourish to any occasion.

The garden and terrace burst with colour during the Spring and Summer offer are beguiling spaces for al fresco relaxation and socialising, as well as tempting opportunities for building snowmen with the kids in the Winter.

All told, this property is a great option for a family reunion in a luxurious haven in which guests of all ages will feel at home. The quality of the chalet and the beauty and elegance of Cortina, with its smart après-ski bars, high street shops, restaurants and nightclubs are the right ingredients for a perfect holiday. Last but not least, we will do our part to assist you with our services and make your stay in this luxury chalet just memorable.

LAYOUT

Maximum capacity: Adults: 14 / Kids: 4

Lower ground floor:

Garage for 6 cars (access to the garage is shared);

Ski storage room;

Gloves/boots storage room in the chalet – no warmers but boots are stored close to heaters,

Wine cellar

Ground floor:

Bunk Bedroom for 2 staff with en suite (shower);

Twin bedroom for staff with en suite (shower);

Laundry;

Twin/Double bedroom en suite (shower);

Twin bedroom with en suite (shower), more suitable for kids;

Double bunk bedroom (sleeps 4 people) en suite (shower);

Double bedroom en suite (shower)

First floor:

Double bedroom en suite (shower and bath);

2 Double bedrooms en suite (shower)

Second floor:

Large living area with fireplace;

Dining area;

Kitchen;

Television area

Third floor:

Master double bedroom with en suite (bath);

Studio with bathroom, small kitchenette,

living area and beautiful terrace overlooking the 5 Torri
FEATURES

• In town • Heated indoor pool • Full HD Flatscreen TVs
• Ski room • Hammam • Satellite/Cable TV (free channels)
• Fireplace • Fitness room • Hi-Fi
• Elevator • Children playground • Wi-Fi
• Garage • Business corner • Telephone and fax
• Safe-deposit (3) • Wine cellar • iPod docking stations
• Central heating • Garden
• Child friendly
• Children accepted
• Pets subject to approval
• No smoking

SERVICES INCLUDED

Luxury accommodation on your chosen dates

Exclusive use of the property and its facilities

All linen, utilities and firewood

Linen and towel changed twice a week

Private chef and host

Domestic staff

Daily cleaning

Concierge service

Luxury bath products

Wi-Fi Internet access

LOCATION

Nearest Airport: Venice (VCE), Treviso (TSF)
– Airport: 2 hours by car (VCE); 1.5hours Treviso (TFS)
– Town: In Cortina d’Ampezzo
– Slopes: 8 minutes’ walk (Faloria and Freccia del Cielo)
– Golf course: 5 minutes by car (Cortina Golf Club)

Lifestyle

Tourism, Salento allies with Romagna and Ibiza: “Born the axis of nightlife” Tourism, Salento allies with Romagna and Ibiza: “Born the axis of nightlife”

The mayors of Lecce and Rimini in the Balearics to sign an agreement between the three islands nightlife happy: study packages for international guests. Perrone: “We will export our way of protecting historical centers”

They are three hub of tourism entertainment and nightlife. Three tries, in the heart of the Mediterranean, which has always anticipate trends and continue to do in the school sector of the economy of the night and in the capacity to tourists, European and international. Adriatic coast, Salento and Ibiza now join forces and create a partnership to share best experiences developed in the nightlife sector, also in terms of security, control and responsible fun, to achieve coordinated and integrated packages, with a ‘ particular attention to the flows from Asian countries.

The first step of this new and ambitious project was moved today in Ibiza, on impulse and coordination of Silb, the Italian association of dance companies and entertainment show Confcommercio and chaired by Maurizio Pasca. At the headquarters of Conseill de Ibiza, the regional government of the Balearic island, the Rimini Mayor Andrew Gnassi, his colleague Lecce Paolo Perrone and President Pasca met the resident of Ibiza Vicente Torres Guasch council and the president of Spain Nightlife Jose Luis Benitez. On the table, the idea of ​​a protocol in which bring projects and initiatives created in coordination among the three tourist destinations.

“We are particularly interested – said Perrone – to enhance our region, not only with the landscape heritage, monumental and natural but through the field
of leisure and nightlife. Compare and take the best from a company like Ibiza, which has successfully established itself as the entertainment economy worldwide reference brand, it becomes strategic. For our part, as Italian, however we can make available our know-how in the development of historic centers and, in this case, the Ibiza cultural heritage to implement an already very attractive. “

Ibiza, life style

Holidays in Spain? Here are ten beaches to top

fine sand or cliffs overlooking the sea, a short walk from the city center or on the islands.
In Spain there are almost 600 beaches where waves the Blue Flag in recognition of their quality.

We present ten of the most beautiful beaches in Spain. From Asturias and the Canary Islands, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, the Balearics and Catalonia.

Ses Ilettes – The white sand and clear waters have allowed this shore of the Balearic Islands, located in the north of Formentera, to be counted among the most beautiful beaches in the world. It is a privileged place, where you can enjoy spectacular views of several islands (hence the name) and even spot the island of Ibiza.

The Illetes area is one of the best equipped for the practice of water sports such as sailing and diving.

There is also a maritime transport service that links the area to the port of Sabina and the island of Espalmador.

As Catedrais – The As Catedrais beach (Las Catedrales), declared a Natural Monument, it is one of the most famous of all of Galicia.

It is known around the world for its rocky formations created by wind erosion and water, which have created strange shapes that inspire the imagination of the beholder. When the tide is out you can take your shoes off and walk in the caves of great height to the discovery of arches inside arches. During July, August and September it can only be accessed by appointment, as well as during the Easter holidays (March and April).

La Concha – This beach located between the fishing port of San Sebastián and the Pico del Loro, is one of the most famous, photographed and elegant of the Basque Country.

You can practice sports like surfing, windsurfing, canoeing and beach soccer, while the little ones were set up platforms in the sea with small aquatic attractions. The pleasant and popular promenade is always popular, as well as the bike path that runs parallel.

Bolonia – This pristine white sandy beach is located in Tarifa, in a natural setting of great beauty.

It is considered a paradise for surfers because of the strong wind almost constant. In addition, almost behind the beach is the Baelo Claudia Archaeological Complex, a city-Roman farm that surprises for its excellent state of preservation. In one part of the beach you can practice nudism.

 

Cala Bassa – Beautiful beach, easily accessible and well signposted, located about nine kilometers from Sant Antoni de Portmany, Ibiza. Nearby there is a space for camping.

 

 

Ibiza

New Ibiza

15 5-star hotels to open in Ibiza in the new year

 

The first to open will be in the town of Ibiza, the Sir Joan Ibiza Hotel (next to the Paseo Maritimo), and the Ibiza Bay Resort & Spa Gran Lujo, Talamanca

beach.
The latter will open in the spring, as total renovation of Hotel Playa Real.

According to the architects will be a novelty in the luxury holiday sector.

 

Ibiza

eco-friendly villas in Ibiza: the complex Cala Conta

This urbanization, traditional architecture of Ibiza, combines the typical characteristics of the island houses the cutting-edge technology.

The architectural beauty, location and respect for the environment are the features that make Cala Conta the best private urbanization of luxury villas in Ibiza.

The villas are all oriented towards the west, until the last to enjoy the beautiful sunsets over the Mediterranean: the panorama offers also great views of Illa del Bosc and Conejera.

The villas are all eco-friendly and all have a very low environmental impact and high energy efficiency systems. The complex counts on a geothermal and recycling rainwater air conditioning service.

 

Lifestyle

Milan, lights off at Porta Nuova

 

Penthouses and villas “out of business.” The luxury homes and six maxi-colored villas tabaccoalle shoulders of skyscrapers have not yet been marketed by choice

Lights out the windows at night, work in progress by day in bare spaces, uninhabited, by choice still spectators of the coming and going of workers, real estate professionals and interior designers. It is the least known face of the symbol of the Milanese Renaissance district: Porta Nuova, investments for more than two billion, 30 sustainable buildings for many architects from around the world. But beyond the awards of the designers, the accolades of citizenship and even the collective imagination, just lift your head at night toward the skyscrapers of the Vertical Forest Island, the towers Solaria, Solea and Air in the raised square Alvar Alto to find that those storey high object of desire are still uninhabited. Or stroll along the way Joe Colombo, on the areas of the former Varesine behind the skyscrapers filled offices, between Via Melchiorre Gioia and the hotel Principe di Savoia, to sense that the six maxi-tobacco-colored villas are still under works and thoughts . Not unsold, mind you: never put on mercato.Milano, lights off at Porta Nuova

Lights out the windows at night, work in progress by day in bare spaces, uninhabited, by choice still spectators of the coming and going of workers, real estate professionals and interior designers. It is the least known face of the symbol of the Milanese Renaissance district: Porta Nuova, investments for more than two billion, 30 sustainable buildings for many architects from around the world. But beyond the awards of the designers, the accolades of citizenship and even the collective imagination, just lift your head at night toward the skyscrapers of the Vertical Forest Island, the towers Solaria, Solea and Air in the raised square Alvar Alto to find that those storey high object of desire are still uninhabited. Or stroll along the way Joe Colombo, on the areas of the former Varesine behind the skyscrapers filled offices, between Via Melchiorre Gioia and the hotel Principe di Savoia, to sense that the six maxi-tobacco-colored villas are still under works and thoughts . Not unsold, mind you: never put on the market.

Ibiza

Trip to Ibiza off season: on foot, by bike and kayak

 

Ibiza: what is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the name of this island in the Balearics? Music, rocking, parties, clubs, alcohol? Sure. Even the sea and beaches of course. Ibiza is all this, but not only. Indeed, much more. Especially out of season or summer months apart. From mid-September until the end of May in fact the climate in Ibiza becomes less hot, the stupid crowds and you can immerse yourself in nature. From beach to beach, but also from hill to hill, in the woods and countryside.
Green is the dominant color, then from October to early June. Because the temperature difference day night, settles milliliters dew on the ground and the plants drink greedily precious water droplets to grow lush.

The other Ibiza short, is a discovery to make day after day. To enjoy it in slow mode. A walking and cycling. As well as kayaking to have another point of view on the coast, squeeze in some cave and down to earth in the most hidden coves.

Each short, can choose the activities they prefer. Only trekking. Only riding two wheels (also electrical). Or only by sea, paddling. Better yet, alternating with each other depending on the place to visit.

The routes to be done can be one or more days depending on the time available and training. In a week you manage to get a general idea of ​​the island. With ten days you can linger better in all areas.

Where to start? From the acropolis of Dalt Vila or Ibiza town. Declared World Heritage by UNESCO is a pleasure to discover walking in lane street, along the Renaissance city walls with seven bastions. Always alive and vibrant, from 11 in the morning forwarded night, the ancient city is the place to shop and have fun. Open all year, for those who love live music, it is the Teatro Pereyra Cafe Concert, a stone’s throw from the harbor.
The most beautiful beaches, however, are located in the town of Sant Josep de Sa Talaia: 80 km, including creeks. Two of all, inside the Ses Salines Natural Park (The Salines). It is Es Cavallet, a kilometer white beach, the first in Europe frequented by gay men he officially seventies and today the number one for nudists; and Ses Salines, gently sloping water, dunes behind.

To do in a kayak is the west coast.

Here, at sea level, “they quarried” blocks to build fortifications and houses. The waters, crystal clear, thanks to Poseidon (also proclaimed World Heritage Site) invite you to dive and snorkel.
Paddling again and again to the north, on the coast itself, here is Cala Vedella, collection and quiet.

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Like glasses in history have changed

Overview The exhibition at the Design Museum Holon, Israel, traces the key stages of evolution of the seventeenth century to the present glasses, looking at the future through the lens of virtual reality
“Sometimes we tend to forget that the primary purpose of the glasses has always been to correct a defect; but in fact the glasses do not hide the defect, in fact, I emphasize through design.

The exhibition will not only allow to observe the cultural history of the glasses, but also to discover the role of designers in their evolution. ” The speaker is Maya Dvash, curator of the exhibition Overview of Design Museum Holon.

Until April 29, the exhibition will penetrate between the Israeli museum galleries for discovering the curious world of glasses, and sunglasses, in an overview of past, present and future.

The past, to be precise, is represented from the private collection of French Claude Samuel, through which you can see the changes that have marked these precious accessories from the seventeenth century to today: over 400 species that become symbols of eras, new discoveries and of cultural phenomena, including for example those worn by pop icons such as Elton John and John Lennon, the traditional snow goggles bone worn by Eskimos populations or sketches designed for fashion house Pierre Cardin by the father of Samuel.

In addition to this valuable retrospective, the exhibition also features a creative part dedicated to this, entitled “What are eyeglasses?”, With models developed by 40 Israeli artists from fashion, jewelery and industrial design.

The future is represented by the space dedicated to virtual reality that the museum’s Design Lab has set up in collaboration with the French Institute of Israel, the Forum des image and the Holon Cinematheque.
But there’s also a touch of Italy in this exhibition, and it is probably the most intriguing: the Italian Cultural Institute and the Italian Embassy in Israel contributed to the creation of the section entitled “Vision Test” which allows visitors to discover the interaction between sight and design through activities and optical illusions that play with perspective, colors and observation points.