Silver Lining

Italy’s “Silver Coast” and the Maremma region of Tuscany remain relatively unknown but that, thinks Judith Baker, is probably about to change… Oozing Italian chic, Argentario Golf & Wellness Resort is found in the relatively undiscovered Maremma region of Tuscany, between Mediterranean beaches and dramatic rolling hills. Loved by golfers for its first class course,…
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‘Bourne Supremacy

Lusso’s Judith Baker explores the Melbourne Lodge at Brocket Hall… The Brocket Estate in Hertfordshire is home to the imposing Brocket Hall, one of the country’s loveliest stately homes. It was visited in the 1500s by Elizabeth 1 while she was under house arrest at nearby Hatfield House.  She would stroll down the banks of…
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Bon Nevis

Seeking a simpler life? The Caribbean island of Nevis may be just what you need… The tiny unspoilt Caribbean island of Nevis is linked to two 18th century nautical legends. Alexander Hamilton, the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and father of the U.S. Coast Guard, was born in Charlestown’s Low Street and British Naval…
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Island Life

It’s had its ups and (considerable) downs but, as Judith Baker discovers, Sri Lanka is sensational again…  Sri Lanka’s fortunes may have taken a dip over recent years with the  combination of political unrest and COVID, so it is a pleasant surprise to discover that this lovely and resilient country is bustling with a new…
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Sommero Love

Oslo’s Sommero is, Judith Baker discovers, an opulent neighbourhood gem of a hotel Norway’s cool coastal capital has seen a wave of new openings this year with new museums, ambitious architecture and cultural initiatives. And it has also lifted the curtain on the fabulous Sommerro in the elegant Frogner district. The stunning building was formerly…
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Wonder of Wall Street

The Wall Street Hotel in New York’s famous financial district epitomises all the glamour, history and elegance of this quarter of Manhattan  The city of New York never fails to entertain and surprise and the Financial District , or Fi-Di as it is called, has a sophisticated energy all of its own. The beautiful classic…
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Just A Second…

Live the luxury life in Marbella. Pacaso offers a new way to buy a home in the Spanish sun Pacaso, the revolutionary global second home ownership platform, has launched in Marbella, Spain. Established in the US in 2020 to make holiday home ownership more efficient, Pacaso launched its first destination outside of the States in…
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