Artist Spotlight: Andrea Zarraluqui

This is more than a shopping experience. This is art captured in fabulous, hand-painted platters and dishes, “the world of imagination is boundless”, says Andrea Zarraluqui, a Spanish artist that portrays wild flowers, birds of paradise, tiny butterflies, dragonflies, maritime corals, tropical fish and lush foliage on beautiful porcelain with nothing other than her hands and a bit of paint.

Andrea’s dreamy, funny and colorful universe began when she was 13 years old during her stay in a boarding school in Ascot where she developed a great sense of aesthetics. Since then, her purpose in life has been to paint and make her consumer dream thanks to her beautiful concepts. “The inspiration appears in a thousand places, I see many books on botany and birds, printed fabrics, wallpaper, antique prints, photos of nature, I’m always taking pictures of everything!”

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Lady in Red and Royal heart of Vienna – Palais Hansen Kempinski

The Kempinski name is proudly borne by a growing collection of distinguished properties around the world. As Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, we are committed to providing our guests with memorable journeys inspired by exquisite European flair. They believe life should be lived with style.

Each year, an increasing number of guests come to appreciate these qualities, as Kempinski adds new, exciting destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. While this growth reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand, the collection will remain a limited one, where exclusivity can be nurtured and individuality can flourish.

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Essence of taste – Konstantin Filippou


Our work is different than you can imagine. Life is about moments: Don’t wait for them. Create them! We don’t evaluating. We looking for unique experiences, the magic of the moment hidden in unusual places. It’s our job. And our passion. The places we visit are not assessed, we only describe what we feel being there to encourage you to visit them. Because we write only about places we have loved…

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Sleep with Warhol or dine with Hirst: ALTSTADT VIENNA

Like all the other reviewers, we loved the classy yet funky european interior with vibrant art pieces. We appreciated the thoughtful little touches – the fresh peony, the apples and sweets, the chocolate wafer upon check out. sporeantraveller. But what this hotel offers is much more than convenience.

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Sleep with Warhol or dine with Hirst: Luxury hotel wooing guests with priceless art!

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5 the best Streets in Barcelona

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I remember being a bit frustrated when I went out at night. I’d heard all about how lively it was, but wandering around the streets of the Gothic Quarter, I saw lots of people who seemed to be going somewhere, while I kept coming across streets full of closed-up shops.

I felt like all those cool “somewheres” must be just around the corner, but I was just missing them…

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Sea magic – Barracuda

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The barracuda is a ray-finned fish known for its large size, fearsome appearance and ferocious behaviour. Very dangerous… But winter day in Castelldefels showed us a different meaning of this name!

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