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This Sophisticated Farmhouse in Puglia Will be Summer's Hotspot
Julie Pointer-Adams
by Julie Pointer-Adams



Pack your page-turner, swimsuit and sunhat and head to Masseria Moroseta this summer if you’re looking for the ultimate in sunny tranquility. With Cinque Terre, Capri and the Amalfi Coast getting a bit, ahem, crowded these days, we suggest you hit the east coast of Italy to soak in some quieter days and rays. Close to the ocean and steeped in simplicity, the laidback luxury of this subtle gem will have you stress-free in seconds. 

Photography by Salva López​


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Venue Stories
A Massive Underground City of Wine Is Hiding Underneath a European Country
Katie Bush
by Katie Bush



Whether you’re a serious imbiber, part-time partaker or simply searching for a once-in-a-lifetime sojourn, we’ve got your next adventure unquestionably queued up. Head to the Republic of Moldova, where surprisingly, hiding beneath a secluded section of Europe lies miles and miles of a cavernous underground wine city, so vast, accessibility is best by motorbike. While there are stunning, sun-drenched river tours of the French Burgundy regions, and Tuscany is firmly entrenched on many oenophile’s most opulent of bucket lists, the Republic of Moldova is a wine-lover’s dark horse must-do.

Situated between Romania and Ukraine, is the Republic of Moldova  – an understated, perhaps underrated place but massively rich in tradition and wine culture, dating back thousands of years. 


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This 140 Year Old Resort in the Alps Just Got a Makeover
Scout
by Scout



This 140 year old Swiss hotel just got a makeover. And by makeover we mean everything from a destination spa to a wood-heated grotto to 142 rooms with bubble lamps and Swiss modern art. Waldhaus Films Hotel and Spa has aimed to reclaim a property that began in 1869 as a spa and later became a hotel in 1877. The end product is a luxurious destination that is both grand in scale and in hospitality. 

Just ninety minutes out of Zurich, this resort in the Alps is commanding attention. Some of its features include a stylish library, a ballroom, a prosecco bar and five in-house restaurants. Indulge in Alpine luxury and breathe in the mountain air at Waldaus Films Hotel and Spa. 

 

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Venue Stories
A Moroccan Mansion That's Giving Us Serious Design Inspo
Alyssa Brown
by Alyssa Brown



If a trip to Morocco is high on your 2018 travel wish list, this private mansion is sure to be right up your alley. Located just near the main plaza of Marrakech, this guesthouse is a shining beacon of tranquility in the middle of a bustling neighborhood. With all the design chops of a major luxury hotel mixed with the welcoming service and undeniable charm of a micro business, La Maison will have you and your handful of traveling friends feeling right at home. And besides all that, this secret spot is giving us all the design inspo.


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Restaurant Spotlight
Feast While You Bowl at This Philly Hotspot
Alyssa Brown
by Alyssa Brown



Bowling’s never looked so trendy as it does at this vintage-looking Philly hotspot. Head to Sansome Street in Center City when you’re looking to get together with friends in a place where you can sip downright delicious cocktails, nosh on good Philly pizzas and practice your strike skills. Harp & Crown is more than just a gorgeous restaurant, it’s got a hidden basement bowling alley too.

 

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