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BG Café

Geneva

If you want to add a bird's-eye view to your collection of “postcards” from Geneva – and combine it with a great, healthy lunch – then the BG Café is the place to go...
An art-lovers' destination that's worth stopping at as you wander through the small streets of Geneva's Old Town. The large gallery is located in a stylishly renovated medieval building...
When in Geneva, especially considering its location by one of Europe’s most beautiful lakes, it would be a sin to limit oneself to the city and not explore some of the other lakeside towns...
Few cities have as many fresh architectural symbols as Hamburg. The new philharmonic or Elbphilharmonie became a symbol of the city even before opening its doors...
The Ivy Café St. John's Wood is the newest addition to the gastronomy empire gradually being built by London's legendary restaurant The Ivy...

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BG Café, Geneva

If you want to add a bird's-eye view to your collection of “postcards” from Geneva – and combine it with a great, healthy lunch – then the BG Café is the place to go...

Art, gastronomy and architecture tour in the environs of the Lake Geneva, Geneva

When in Geneva, especially considering its location by one of Europe’s most beautiful lakes, it would be a sin to limit oneself to the city and not explore some of the other lakeside towns...

Café Hadik, Budapest

After first opening its doors in the early 20th century, the Café Hadik became a popular venue for many of Budapest’s artists and writers. Waiters dressed in tuxedoes served drinks to the background of live piano music...

BAUT Paradijs, Amsterdam

Speaking of gastronomy, the word that's now on everybody's tongue in Amsterdam is the BAUT pop-up restaurant, which has quickly become a legend in itself...

Bernardazzi, Odessa

The Bernardazzi Italian restaurant is located in one of Odessa’s most extravagant buildings, resembling a Doge’s Palace that has been relocated from Venice to Odessa...

9Hotel Sablon, Brussels

In one of Brussels’ most charming neighbourhoods, not far from the antiquarians’ paradise that is the flea market at the Place du Grand Sablon, is a new 34-room boutique hotel...

Hotel Snob, Paris

Imagine telling your friends: “I stayed at the Hotel Snob when I was in Paris.” Surely, they’d break out into a smile. The inspiration for this name wasn’t the stereotypical French intellectual...

Poltava Routes, Poltava

Once you’ve become well acquainted with Ukraine’s capital – the golden-domed Kiev, most people would recommend you then go on to visit Lviv and Odessa, i.e., Ukraine’s “second-level cities”...

Tramshed, London

Owned by chef and food writer Mark Hix (Esquire, The Independent), this is a special place for meat lovers. Perhaps you crave a truly superb steak...

art'otel Berlin Mitte, Berlin

The romance between the hotel industry and contemporary art is a global trend by now, as the public spaces of hotels are often a cross between miniature museums and art galleries...

Ace Hotel London Shoreditch, London

No place embodies London's creative spirit as well as the Ace Hote Shoreditch. At first glance it's hard to tell whether this is a hotel, a club or some private meeting space...

Faust, Oslo

Connoisseurs of fine design and fashion should check out the new Norwegian luxury shoe store Faust, whose interior was designed by the well-known architectural firm Snøhetta...

CitizenM Tower of London, London

Finding lodgings with the best views at a friendly price was an impossible dream in London until recently. Times have changed, though – the newly opened CitizenM Tower of London...

Room Mate Giulia, Milan

A feel for design is in Milan's genes. After all, the city is Europe's design capital. And a brilliant nod to its history of design can be found at the Room Mate Giulia hotel...

Yam’Tcha tea room and cafeteria, Paris

Those who’ve been watching the fantastic Netflix series Chef’s Table are no doubt familiar with Adeline Grattard and her now famous restaurant Yam’Tcha...

25hours Hotel Wien, Vienna

25hours Hotel Wien which stands right next to the Museum Quarter, is the latest branch of the expanding German 25hours hotels chain, with an interior décor that could be described as stylish and casual...

Artvera’s Gallery, Geneva

An art-lovers' destination that's worth stopping at as you wander through the small streets of Geneva's Old Town. The large gallery is located in a stylishly renovated medieval building...

Huitrerie Régis, Paris

Huitrerie Régis, the pocket-sized establishment (with room for 20 people at the most, including the outdoor tables) right in the middle of Left Bank is one of Paris' best-known places for oysters...

Sir Adam Hotel, Amsterdam

Regarding the hotel scene, the most talked-about establishment in Amsterdam right now is the new Sir Adam Hotel. It is located on the on the edge of the IJ-River in the Toren Overhoeks tower...

Fitz Bar, Odessa

Even though it opened only recently, the Fitz Bar seems stuck in the 1920s and could be an ideal location for a journey through time by one of the characters from Woody Allen’s film Midnight in Paris...

Shustov Brandy Museum & Bar, Odessa

One of the most inspiring interiors for a bar and small museum – and not just in Odessa! Created by the local design studio Belenko Design, the bar’s main material is wooden brandy barrel covers...

Villa Empain, Brussels

The Villa Empain holds a very special place on the cultural map of Brussels. Louis Empain, the son of influential Belgian businessman Edouard Empain...

Inisder: Diane Venet, Paris

Whether it rains or whether there’s sunshine, Paris lives in the rhythm of its inhabitants. Walking in Paris is a dream!...

Balts, Riga

For rushed city-dwellers, BALTS (“white”) is a healthy alternative for a quick meal. BALTS offers both sit-down and take-away food options that will satisfy your well-being and health...

Sir Savigny Hotel, Berlin

The Sir Savigny Hotel on the Berlins’s west side in Chalottenburg offers an unusual aesthetic experience. Inspired by the Art Deco architecture of the surrounding neighborhood...

Elbphilharmonie, from January 2017, Hamburg

Few cities have as many fresh architectural symbols as Hamburg. The new philharmonic or Elbphilharmonie became a symbol of the city even before opening its doors...

The Ivy Café St. John's Wood, London

The Ivy Café St. John's Wood is the newest addition to the gastronomy empire gradually being built by London's legendary restaurant The Ivy...

Herzog Bar & Restaurant, Munich

The Herzog Bar & Restaurant, Munich’s latest bar, can also be considered a gem of contemporary design. It’s located in one of the city’s rare examples of Modernist architecture...

Haymarket by Scandic Hotel, Stockholm

The latest addition to Stockholm’s hotel scene is Haymarket by Scandic Hotel; a memorial of sorts to Swedish-born Hollywood legend Greta Garbo...

Leonardo da Vinci’s vineyard, Milan

Well known are the legends of Milan's secret gardens, of green spaces hidden behind the outer walls of its buildings. For example, did you know of the vineyard almost directly across from the famous 15th-century...

Sans Souci Wien, Vienna

Sans Souci Wien, aglamorous 63-room luxury hotel whose interior was created in cooperation with yoo – a hotel and apartment design company managed by Philippe Starck...