Around the World in 52 Proverbs — #38

What is your favorite Turkish proverb? The post Around the World in 52 Proverbs — #38 appeared first on The Cultureur | A Luxury Travel, Culture, and Lifestyle Blog.

Grand Hotel Kronenhof Named Most Welcoming Luxury Hotel in Switzerland

Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina has won a Switzerland Tourism PRIX BIENVENU award, having been named the most welcoming luxury hotel in Switzerland 2014.

PHOTO: Frescoes and Mosaics at House with Large Portal in Herculaneum, Italy

Room in House with Large Portal at the Herculaneum ruins in Italy features wall frescoes with intricate detailed decorative band and a unique mosaic floor. Lost to the world for 1,800 years after being completely covered by volcanic muds during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD, this ancient Roman city was rediscovered in the mid-1700′s and excavated over the

Hear the new single from Congolese-Finnish rapper Gracias @grcsgrcs

Relaxed electro-rap from the Congo via Finland The charts aren’t full of artists from the Congo, but here’s one to get your ears round. Congolese-Finnish rapper Gracias has released a new single, ‘Slow It Down’, via the Helsinki based label, Cocoa Music. Click above to hear the track Following the release of previous single ‘Levels (Stream […]

Only in Paradizo: hard to get properties from our portfolio

4 houses and villas to rent you will not find in other websites Internet is full of webs where you can rent a luxury house anywhere in the world. You name a destination and you will find dozens of fantastic holiday villas. But, have you realised that most of the properties are the same no

PHOTO: Relief of the Myth of Telephus at Herculaneum, Italy

At Herculaneum, relief of the Myth of Telephus shows son of Hercules, mythical founder of city that was buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Today it is displayed on the wall of one of the major estates that was excavated in the ancient Roman city. (Visited 45 times, 45 visits today)The post PHOTO: Relief of the Myth of Telephus at Herculaneum, Italy appeared first on Hole In

Stockholm Syndrome – You’ll never want to leave.

I don’t really know where to start with Stockholm. Imagine walking into a restaurant and laid out in front of you are your five favourite meals. Where to stick your fork first? Fork knows. It’s such an amazing city I’m a little bit perturbed with everyone I know who has ever been and not immediately forced me to go. I …

Spontaneous, Eco-Conscious, Social & Other 2014 Wedding Trends As Seen at Top Hotels

It’s nearly wedding season, so congratulations to all couples en route to their “I do” moment. We won’t say “en route to the altar,” because altars aren’t a necessary element anymore—and neither are white…via

A return to paradise… the Maldives

After our first trip to the Maldives in 2013 (you can read about it here), I promised myself one thing – I would go back, and sooner, rather than later. And then again and again. To say that I love this part of the world, would be an understatement. And I was delighted when the opportunity to begin ‘my birthday month‘ in style presented itself. I was beyond myself. A tan and a smile. And a boat – yes, some of the reasons why I love the …

Celebrity Cruises Takes to Dry Land for Its Charitable 2014 Great Wine Festival

Not content with adhering to the cruise industry's typical procedures, Celebrity Cruises seems to almost enjoy heading into unknown territory year after year. And it looks like the luxury cruiseline is changing things up again with their latest end…via

iHeartMD Healthstyle (Healthy + Lifestyle) Tip #8

When looking for comfort foods, stick to fiber- and folate-rich soups such as lentils and veggies. | Nutrition. Fitness. Wellness. | iHeartMD Healthstyle (Healthy + Lifestyle) Tip #8 The post iHeartMD Healthstyle (Healthy + Lifestyle) Tip #8 appeared first on The Cultureur | A Luxury Travel, Culture, and Lifestyle Blog.