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Bathroom Culture at ROCA GALLERY in Barcelona, Spain

Mention the words “pavillion” and “Barcelona” in the same breath and undoubtedly you’ll think of Mies Van Der Rohe’s magical project erected for the Barcelona International Exhibition in 1929 (demolished in 1930 and subsequently rebuilt by these wonderful people between 1983 and 1986). Whilst we couldn’t help but draw a parallel, this wasn’t actually the pavilion we had in mind when writing this post. Being heavily into interiors and always on the lookout for interesting and unique products, a recent visit to Barcelona lead us to the much talked about Roca flagship building on the Carrer de Joan Güell.

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NEW HOTEL in Saanen-Gstaad, Switzerland at the Hotel Spitzhorn

The essence of Swiss Ski resort Saanen in the Canton of Berner Oberland, is, despite rubbing shoulders with glitzy village of Gstaad, all about the fusion of Bernese chocolate box allure dating back to the 16th century and cultural sophistication, a sort of Alpine menagerie of Bergkäs, fab wooden clad restaurants and concerts by former local resident, Yehudi Menuhin. Read the rest of this entry »

MOUNTAIN HOPPING at Brücke 49, Vals, Switzerland

Vals is a mountain village that sits snug in the deep verdant valley in Grisons (Graubünden) some 1250m above sea level. A natural beauty, the Jurassic landscapes carved by the glaciers never ceases to entertain the eye. Read the rest of this entry »

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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Last Wednesday of the Month Architecture: Panagia Paraportiani

There’s one thing that you don’t always hear about the Greek island of Mykonos: they love their churches! So much so, in fact, that around the end of World War II people liked to say that there was a church for every day of the year, but even that wasn’t enough; the estimated number of churches on Mykonos is now close to 800, or enough for one per local family. Read the rest of this entry »

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