LIFESTYLE/TRAVEL & SPORTS

You’re in the right place, globetrotters: check out this section for unique experiences, travel destinations and sports events in Europe! Whether you’re into a fast cars or a classic motor, foodie experiences, unique destinations or fancy renting your own island for the week – read on to get inspired! We attend those galas and red carpet events you couldn’t make it to, and if you’re into sports and follow your fave athlete or team to events (F1, tennis, golf, polo, cycling, triathlons or water sports anyone?), we’ve got some great suggestions for you to try out new ideas as well!

Opium Beach Club Marbella Summer Opening 2019

Barcelona – Font Mágica Water Fountain Ballet

Barcelona is magic at night, so join the sheer excitement and wonder of this incredible performance of colour and water to Freddy Mercury & Monsterrat Caballé’s Barcelona! (barcelona.cat)

Annie B’s ‘Ultimate Gourmet Tour of Cádiz’

Andalusia is a land rich in wonderful produce: the seas bear plenty, they’re passionate about flamenco and the culture is ancient! All this is reflected in their food and wine, and of course: it’s the home of Sherry. Into foodie experiences? Then click to watch it now (anniebspain.com)

Goodwood Revival 2019

We love going back in time: motors, fashion and all! You’ve gotta experience this ‘blast from the past’ at least once in your lifetime, so watch the video now for the best 5 battles on the tarmac.

Ibiza – Conceptual Dining at Sublimotion Restaurant

It offers a completely unique dining experience: living a show in line with what you’re eating! You gotta see it to believe it (sublimotionibiza.com)

Red Carpet Event: Global Gift Gala Marbella

When superstar actress Eva Longoria & Friends hit Marbella, it’s party time – for charity! Meet her and friends up close and personal on the red carpet for their latest news (globalgiftgala.com)

Geneva Motorshow

Check the highlights of the Geneva International Motor Show 2019 from a girl would-be racer’s point of view!

Sotogrande Grand Prix – Classic Car Rally & Concours D’Elégance

And what a weekend it was: vintage cars, exciting races, glorious stop overs, and international crowd & summer sun! Couldn’t make it? Watch it now

Wine Festival ‘Natur Pur’ in Germany’s Rheingau Area

Sampling the latest crop of Hattenheim’s wine growers, who opened up their vineyards for a day, was brilliant fun.

Exclusive recipe & cooking demo by Austria’s youngest Masterchef

Tannheimer Rabbit with Chanterelle Mushrooms and Peaches is on the menu.

Swedish Lapland – Tree House Hotel in Harads

This incredible ‘hotel’ has 7 uniquely designed luxury accommodations, allowing you to experience nature as a high-flyer, literally!

Husky Sledding in Iceland

Gawd, it was freezing: -12ºC, yet everybody was completely hyper with excitement, including the dogs! This is an adventure of a lifetime: a Husky ride in the snow.

Vogue Williams & Spencer Matthews shout-out

Just in case you’ve forgotten, which channel you’re watching 😉

Costa Stories – magazine style show from the Costa del Sol & Gibraltar

Escape to the sun and have a good time, watch Costa Stories to join in the fun

Lanzarote: Under Water Sculpture Park

Sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor is famous for his underwater installations.
underwatermuseumlanzarote.com

 

Paragliding in the Swiss Alps

Enjoying spectacular views of the Swiss & French Alps,  this is s total bucket list experience! Video out soon.

Scotland – The Macallan Distillery

An incredible building in an incredible landscape, and they make Whiskey there – it can’t get any better.
themacallan.com

Carnival Street Parade 2019 in Wiesbaden/ Germany

This is the time, when the nation goes  absolutely bonkers, and quite legitimately  so! Our camera went right in the thick of it, to catch the crazy vibe.

Style - Living

Bella Freud on the interior design of her flagship store

A fashion designer, for whom authenticity is massive, Bella Freud talks interior design & getting the look just right for her Chiltern St shop in London!

WATCH IT NOW!

TRAVEL - DESTINATIONS

Marrakech – Yves Saint Laurent Museum

Yves Saint Laurent loved it there, you should go and visit too.
museumyslmarrakech.com

Tagomago/ Ibiza – Private Island for Rent

Hire your own island during the summer season out there, it’s the coolest thing!
villaguru.com

Eisriesenwelt – World of Ice Giants in Austria

It is too jurassic for words! Visit the largest ice cave in the world.
eisriesenwelt.at

Caminito del Rey in Málaga

It’s the world’s most dangerous hiking experience, offering the most breath-taking views at the same time.
reservas.caminitodelrey.info

Mercato Metropolitano London – international street food market

South London’s epic street food market is famous indeed – always worth a visit!

Lisbon – Mercado da Ribeira

Portugal’s capital is hosting one of the most exciting street food markets in Europe – GO!

Bordeaux – Cité du Vin
This new-gen museum, where wine comes to life, literally! A must-visit for any wine lover (laciteduvin.fr)
Hotel Marques de Riscal in Álava/ Spain

Situated in the Basque country, it combines design, art & gastronomy with wine…being is believing! (marquesriscal.grandluxuryhotels.com)

Northern Ireland – Finn Lough Estate

It’s a fabulous place for you to experience nature by day, but also night – bubble dome luxury at it’s best (finnlough.com)

Vitra Museum in Weil am Rhein/ Germany

The museum has been designed by Frank Gehry and Weil am Rhein is ever so pretty – must visit! (design-museum.de)

Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi/ Sweden

Open 365 days a year, this place offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience. (icehotel.com)

Lapland – Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort/ Finnland

Situated 350km above the Artic Circle, it’s a trip of a lifetime: nordic lights, sleigh rides and unbeatable beauty in winter included (kakslauttanen.fi)

Sports - Events

GKA Kite-Surf World Cup 2019 – Mauritius from 5 – 15 Sept

This is what it was like in Tarifa in June, Mauritius here we come (gkakiteworldtour.com)

La Vuelta de España 2019 From 24 August – 15 Sept

This is the 74th edition of the gruelling Spanish race! Start point is Salinas de Torrevieja, finishing in Madrid. (lavuelta.es)

Sponsored Post! Chamonix – Running the Alps

Fell running is a fantastic sport and not for the faint hearted! runthealps.com

Ultra-Trail Du Mont Blanc from 26 Aug – 1 Sept 2019

7 races, 10.000 runners and a beast of a mountain – have you signed up yet? Watch the vid to get the low down of this mythical and unique race event

Formula 1 Racing 2019 – Europe
30 Aug – 1 Sept: Belgian Grand Prix
6 – 8 Sept: Gran Premio d’Italia
27 – 29 Sept: Russian Grand Prix
(formula1.com)
Nitto ATP Finals 2019 from 10 – 17 November

London is hosting all the greats on the ATP tour again – are you going? (atptour.com)

Andalucía Valderrama Masters 2018

One of the toughest golf courses in Spain and one of the favourite courses of the players on the European Tour.

Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucía Masters 2019 at Valderrama Golf Club

Watch the winning shot, catapulting C. Bezuidenhout into to golfing limelight

World Exclusive: Wildforce Training Programme Demo

This new work-out concept is based on wildlife behaviour – wicked!

Ladies European Tour: Open de España 2018

The Ladies Tour arrives in Marbella to play La Quinta in Marbella, and it was tight all the way until the end! Who won? Click to find out.

Doha – IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019 from 27 Sept – 6 Oct

The world will be descending onto Qatar for these athletics championships, staged at the Khalifa Int’l Stadium (iaaf.org)

Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Nice/France on 7 & 8 Sept 2019

What a great location for an Ironman 70.3 world class event! Relax in style post-triathlon, but watch the video first to find out what to expect

Women in Polo – meet Clara Cassino (ARG)

Exclusive interview with an upcoming star on the women’s polo scene.

45th Int’l Polo Tournament at Santa Maria Polo Club High Goal Gold Cup Final

This is polo the Spanish way, with a spectacular tournament at Spain’s premier lifestyle destination Sotogrande.

Costa Stories: exclusive interview with polo player Malcolm Borwick (GB)

He’s one of the UK’s most charismatic players around – meet Malcolm Borwick in this exclusive interview.

Costa Stories: exclusive interview with polo player Adolfo Cambiaso (ARG)

He’s been ranked at No.1 for over a decade, so how much does winning mean to the best polo player in the world?