TRAVEL/SPORTS & LIFESTYLE CHANNEL
This channel is just the ticket for European lifestyle fans, travel addicts and sports junkies – globetrotters: check out this section for unique experiences, unusual travel destinations and selected sports events in Europe! Whether you’re into fast cars or a classic motor, foodie experiences, unusual destinations to visit or fancy renting your own island for the week – read on to get inspired! Or why not check on that society-do or red carpet event you couldn’t make it to…and if you’re into sports and follow your favourite athlete or team to events (F1, football, tennis, golf, polo, cycling, triathlons or water sports anyone?), we’ve got some great event suggestions for you, as well new ideas to try out as well!
It was supposed to take place in March, but no chance with CV-19 spreading like wildfire at that stage! Watch last year’s highlights now…(gmis.swiss)
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)
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! We saw a variety of dolphins, including the bottle nose dolphin, playing and jumping in the air, thoroughly enjoying life! The whales were less active but all the more gracious. The pilot whales were super lazy until we caught them surfing the waves (very cool) and the sperm whales were just spectacular. Watch the video now to appreciate these incredible creatures in their natural habitat
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 22-25 October’20
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.
Royal Ascot 2020
Drama, horses, glamour, tension, champagne, international society, competition, hats and crazy prize money – all in a season’s events (ascot.co.uk)
Scotland – The Macallan Distillery
An incredible building in an incredible landscape, and they make Whiskey there – it can’t get any better.
February is carnival season and Germany loves a good parade and Mickey-taking. We caught up with the madness in the city of Wiesbaden
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.
This was a once in a lifetime experience #mustwatch
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
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
Postponed, but not cancelled, check the new dates by clicking on the title link
Roland Garros French Open 2020 from 20 Sep – 4 Oct
Due to CV-19, this championship has had it’s original May/June dates move to after the summer! See you in Paris then (rolandgarros.com)
Montblanc Marathon on 28 June 2020 is cancelled
90km of solid hard trail running, starting in Chamonix! So keep training hard and get all pumped up for the 2021 event (marathonmontblanc.fr)
Sponsored Post! Chamonix – Running the Alps
Fell running is a fantastic sport and not for the faint hearted! runthealps.com
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.
F1 Racing 2020 – Europe
The first 8 races of the season have been postponed, so stay tune for further announcements on the race schedule 2020 (formula1.com)
UEFA European Championship 2020
24 country teams compete in 12 cities in 12 countries – the original June dates have been postponed until further notice (uefa.com)
Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote on 3 October 2020
Registration is now open for the Club La Santa Ironman 70.3 challenge on this stunning island, amongst the most incredible scenery (ironman.com)
9th Vendée Globe starts 8 November 2020
Sail around the world non-stop, without assistance, and more women than ever have signed up for this year’s race! It’s going to be choppy (vendeeglobe.org)
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?