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The Birthplace Of Wine

The country of Georgia is building its brand as the birthplace of wine. Those in the know also rave about Georgian cuisine, including...

NEW Chef-Led Culinary Cycling Tour of Sicily Announced by Tourissimo

by Sophie Ibbotson(Turin, Italy) --- Tourissimo is thrilled to announce a NEW culinary cycling tour of Sicily being led by two different celebrity...

Timeless Elegance in Barcelona

Stepping into the grand lobby of El Palace Barcelona together, we were immediately wrapped in an atmosphere of elegance and history that promised...

Gastronomic Gallivants: Hostal de la Gavina Spain

By Sophie IbbotsonNot too long ago I was told that Girona is the gastronomic capital of Costa Brava, the southeastern coast of Spain....

Luxury Inn Mendocino

Nestled along the rugged coastline of Mendocino, California, the Brewery Gulch Inn stands as a beacon of luxury, offering a haven for those...

A Retreat to Remember: Discovering Bliss at UCLA Lake Arrowhead Lodge

Nestled in the mountains of Southern California... lies a serene destination known as UCLA Lake Arrowhead Lodge. Recently opened to the public, it was...

Swellegant Stays: Tsinandali Estate, Georgia

If your three loves in life are fine wine, great food, and imaginative design, you need to make a pilgrimage to Tsinandali, an...

Swellegant Stays: Little River Inn – Little River, California

In the heart of the picturesque Mendocino coast, the Little River Inn stands as a beacon of swellegant charm, offering an enchanting retreat...

San Francisco Hits the Mark – Time and Time Again

Nob Hill is the highest point near downtown San Francisco, built atop its summit on the 19th floor of The InterContinental Mark Hopkins,...

Winery Rundown – Mendocino’s wine scene is intoxicating

Nestled in the bucolic beauty of Mendocino, Lula Cellars and Father & Daughter Cellars beckon wine connoisseurs on an exquisite journey through the...

Can You Canoe?

Embarking on an adventure vacation in Mendocino is incomplete without the unique offerings of Catch A Canoe. Here's why this outdoor haven should...

Swellegant Stays: The Langham Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

The Langham’s address is Surfers Paradise, and it’s no joke: this suburb of Gold Coast stretches along an idyllic sandy beach, looking out...

Gastronomic Gallivants

Letters From

A Letter From… Europe: Tbilisi, Georgia

Gamarjoba!Welcome to the most vibrant, exciting capital in Europe....

A Letter From…Kimpton Surfcomber, South Beach

Hey – we made it! After a few schedule changes,...

A Letter From… Sydney

Few buildings in the world are as instantly recognizable...

A Letter From Europe: 4 Valleys, Switzerland

By Sophie IbbotsonI have found the perfect place to...

A Letter From Asia: Samarkand, Uzbekistan

By Sophie IbbotsonHow is it that a city has...

A Letter From Europe: Palermo, Sicily

By Sophie IbbotsonSalutamu!If there is ever a day when...

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Swanky Sips

The Swank List

Deb’s Swank Pick – Winter 22/23

Tequila KomosTequila Komos respects tradition but is not bound by the past, using global inspiration and an innovative spirit to create something truly extraordinary....

The Swank List – Fall 2022

Something for Everyone...    The BrrrnCan you feel it? So there's getting your fitness on with Peloton but what's missing? Sideways exercise, that's what. We...

Swank List

This Swank List is what we all (over 21) need to kick off ‘21 These are a few of our favorite things, to drink throughout...