Skiing in Alta Badia

As The New York Times, The Guardian, and international travel sections begin to fill up with articles about winter getaways, we’re going to throw our recommendation into the mix. Tried and true, Alta Badia, on the border of Austria and Italy, offers unparalleled winter sports, relaxation, and cuisine.

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Imagine a design tradeshow where you can meet the designers in person…

Stefan Scholten & Carole Baijings with the first casting of the synthetic wheel in Vincent de Rijk’s workshop in Rotterdam/Photography Inga Powilleit

…and buy their products on the spot. Better yet, imagine a design tradeshow that takes place at a carefully selected central location that reflects the design culture of the city, far from soulless trade halls.

For all of you design-savvy readers unfamiliar with blickfang, prepare to be impressed.

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The 2014 Jazz, World and Electronic Music Festival in Salzburg kicks off.

The 2014 Jazz, World and Electronic Music Festival in Salzburg kicks off.

Music fans from around the world converge in old town Salzburg (22-26 October) to soak up the best from jazz with great voices and innovative twists expected from the young Austrian musician scene, topped by the “Club of Dreamer”.

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A stunning new refuge of luxury & style in the TriBeCa’n skyline, New York.

Sitting above the cool TriBeCa neighbourhood of Manhattan, New York, the newly created TRIBECA PENTHOUSE at The Greenwich Hotel manages to calm, sooth and quieten. With a strikingly modernist design that reflects its surrounding industrial neighbourhood – think stone floors and reclaimed wood, mostly sourced from New York – this urban escape, covering an impressive 630m², manages to both reflect and respect its locale.

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Everything Alpine in BIANCO Alpine Lifestyle Magazine

BIANCO Alpine Lifestyle Magazine is the first Swiss magazine dedicated to the modern Alpine lifestyle. Whether you’re a ski or snowboarding junkie, or someone who gravitates towards the slow lane, White Line Hotels collaborator BIANCO is packed with engaging features and spectacular photo spreads catering to the most discerning of tastes.

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