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Under the motto of Here, There, Not Everywhere, The Aficionados Travel Magazine is a concise travel guide to our favourite 50 hotels as selected by us – a simple, concise destination edit from the Alps through to the Mediterranean.

We flirt with luxury, get into bed with design and chat over drinks with the creative hubs. This is the story of White Line Hotels® – just here, there and certainly, not everywhere.

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Publisher, editor & lifestyle guru Angelika Taschen turns her curated hand to hotel interiors.

Der Seehof, Goldegg, new suite, Angelika Taschen, White Line Hotels

Angelika Taschen creates a new hotel suite at Der Seehof tucked away in the Austrian countryside, a long-time creative lakeside retreat some 80km south of Salzburg. Best known perhaps for her publishing attributes, conceiving from scratch some 150 or so titles under her editorial belt, Dr. Angelika Taschen has now channeled her creative talents & brand into a new and exciting pursuance into the realms of interior design.

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STYLE, CULTURE & DESIGN – When in Venice, stay at the HOTEL CA’ PISANI.

Dorsoduro, Peggy Guggenheim, Accademia Art Gallery, Punta della Dogana

Venice is a cultural must, and since the days of the Grand Tour it continues to fascinate beyond the attractions of the Canale Grande and San Marco. This floating Baroque assemblage of decorative excess decked out in oversized Murano chandeliers (love them too) has many more intellectual facets, not least of course, the serious artistic merits of creativity that bring the other side of Venice to shine in cultural brilliance.

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Ayurveda Spa retreat at the luxe Palace of Lešić Dimitri on Korčula – style in perfect balance.

lesic dimitri palace

Ardent fans of Ayurveda will appreciate the reclusive nature of this former palace tucked away on the glistening Adriatic; this is Croatia’s elite holiday destination, the stunning island of Korčula.

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Diles & Rinies Arts Programme | Aegeanale ~ Art Dovecotes Tinos, Greece

A dialogue of Art & Tourism is the motto of the Aegeanale 2015 –  The Greek island of Tinos in the Cyclades and the luxury villa resort, Diles & Rinies, is once again a cultural focus point of the Aegeanale 2015. Under the direction of acclaimed art historian, Dr. Sozita Goudouna, Aegeanale 2015 presents a season-long pop-up gallery entitled: ART DOVECOTES.

Diles & Rinies Villas has always fostered the art and cultural heritage on the island of Tinos, making it a fitting venue to showcase some 20 distinguished visual artists running from 16 June – through to 4 October 2015 for resort guests and selected invitees to enjoy.

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