Salzburg Festival 2016 – The cultural classic.

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Tap into your inner Mozart and visit the Austrian city of Salzburg for the summer’s most important classical music & drama festival. There’s no better setting for a festival that celebrates the love and joy of classical music than the birth city of the genres’ most famous icon, Mozart. Plus, we’ve got the perfect art & design hotel right in the old town for a travel experience of sheer culture. Read the rest of this entry »

Manifesta 11 – What People Do for Money – Biennial of Contemporary Art in Zurich

 

The Manifesta 11 hits Zurich from June 11 through September 18, 2016 and makes a perfect complement to this year’s DADA centenary. Under the motto of What People Do for Money: some joint ventures, the Biennial draws international artists to Zurich to essentially partner with the people of Zurich through their various vocations – a firefighter, a cook, a doctor, a transsexual sex worker and a teacher of literature will be put in the creatively artistic spotlight.

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Tranquil Naxos – raw, fertile, delicious & ancient.

 

Náxos has a lot to shout about – indeed the largest of the Cyclades with the highest mountain aptly named Mount Zeus, the island is a sensual treasure trove of antiquities, lush fertile landscapes, delicious food, sweeping beaches and sleepy villages – no wonder the god of wine & ecstasy, Dionysos, choose Náxos as his mythical home, lucky guy.

 

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Peggy Guggenheim: A Venetian Love Affair

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Born in New York on August 26, 1898, heiress Peggy Guggenheim’s life was destined to be one of extreme wealth, privilege and notoriety. The daughter of Florette Seligman and Benjamin Guggenheim, Marguerite (Peggy) Guggenheim’s mother was a member of a leading Banking family while her father’s family – the Meyer Guggenheim – created immense wealth from the mining and smelting of metals such as silver, copper and lead.

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blickfang Design Show Munich 2016 – Style in Bavaria

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If you share our passion for creativity and crafted independence, then head off to the next edition of the raw-talent showcase in the Bavarian capital, Munich – we preview the designer delights at this year’s blickfang Design Show and pair the show with a our designer bolthole of choice just south of the action for a perfect combo of buy & chill.

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