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!
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)
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.
It’s a privilege watching these incredible animals in the wild – their sheer life-force is infectious
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
When this latino superstar comes to town, he has Marbella at his feet! Watch the video of him opening the infamous Opium Beach Club now
Mille Miglia – Classic Car Race, Brescia/ Italy, from 13 – 16 May 2020
The most fascinating car race for classic cars built between 1927 – 1957! (1000miglia.it)
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
Sampling the latest crop of Hattenheim’s wine growers, who opened up their vineyards for a day, was brilliant fun.
Tannheimer Rabbit with Chanterelle Mushrooms and Peaches is on the menu.
This incredible ‘hotel’ has 7 uniquely designed luxury accommodations, allowing you to experience nature as a high-flyer, literally!
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 😉
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.
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.
It’s carnival season and Germany loves a good parade and Mickey-taking. Cologne’s parades from 20 – 28 Feb are famous too (cologne.de)
Style - Living
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!
TRAVEL - DESTINATIONS
Marrakech – Yves Saint Laurent Museum
Yves Saint Laurent loved it there, you should go and visit too.
International Hot-air Balloon Festival Tannheimer Tal in Austria from 11 – 25 January
This hot-air balloon festival in the snow offers to-die-for views of the Alps (tannheimertal.com)
Eisriesenwelt – World of Ice Giants in Austria
It is too jurassic for words! Visit the largest ice cave in the world.
Caminito del Rey in Málaga
It’s the world’s most dangerous hiking experience, offering the most breath-taking views at the same time.
Hot-Air Balloon Ride – Marrakesh/ Morocco
A short drive outside Marrakesh is where our hot-air balloon took us to 1000m height to watch the sunrise over the Atlas Mountains #videooutsoon
Sponsored Post! Marrakesh – Riad El Mezouar
A most beautiful oasis of calm in the busy Medina quarter, Marrakesh’s old town. It’s very private, fabulously decorated, with delicious, authentic cuisine on the menu! riadelmezouar.com
South London’s legendary street food market is famous indeed – and always worth a visit, particularly during Christmas time.
Lisbon – Mercado da Ribeira
Portugal’s capital is hosting one of the most exciting street food markets in Europe – GO!
Bordeaux – Cité du Vin
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)
Sports - Events
Alpine, Freestyle & Freeski, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping, Snowboard & Cross-Country – this IS the mammoth World Cup in winter sports (fis-ski.com)
Championing women in sports, Fanny Smith knows what it takes to become world champion in a discipline that sends goose bumps down your spine
Sponsored Post! Chamonix – Running the Alps
Fell running is a fantastic sport and not for the faint hearted! runthealps.com
St. Moritz – White Turf Horse Racing from 2-16 Feb’20
This 3-weekend spectacular on snow is awesome – their ’Skijöhring’ event is utterly unique and out of this world crazy (white turf.ch)
This new work-out concept is based on wildlife behaviour – wicked!
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.
England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy – European rugby at its best! (sixnationsrugby.com)
Judging by the last edition, which took place in Pruszków/ Poland, Berlin will provide a proper battleground for track cycling in 2020, so bring it on! (uci.org)
F1 Racing 2020 – Europe
UEFA European Championship 2020
24 teams compete in 12 cities in 12 countries from the 12 June to 12 July – bring it on, is what we say! (uefa.com)
One of the toughest golf courses in Spain and one of the favourite courses of the players on the European Tour.
Watch the winning shot, catapulting C. Bezuidenhout into to golfing limelight
Exclusive interview with an upcoming star on the women’s polo scene.
This is polo the Spanish way, with a spectacular tournament at Spain’s premier lifestyle destination Sotogrande.
He’s one of the UK’s most charismatic players around – meet Malcolm Borwick in this exclusive interview.
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?