A western cape crusade

Breathtaking landscapes, good food and fine wines – Stellenbosch has it all, as Rowena Marella-Daw discovers when she explores South Africa’s second oldest wine region.

The lure of South Africa’s Western Cape beckons with its world-class vineyards and glorious landscapes, along with an enticing food scene that’s transforming Cape Town and Stellenbosch into one of the coolest foodie capitals in the world. There’s much to excite the curious and adventurous, and even more to seduce those who relish eating and drinking in the lap of luxury. My food and wine adventure commences in Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, the city’s ...

December 11, 2016

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Discover | Hotel Adlon Kempinski

The sheer fascination that begins upon arrival, with the breath-taking view of the famous Brandenburg Gate – equally impressive by day or by night – gets guests in the mood for a memorable stay at the legendary Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Germany's capital city, Berlin.

The hotel  The Hotel Adlon owes its name to its original owner, Lorenz Adlon, who invested 20 million gold marks and two years into the creation of the hotel, which first opened on 23 October, 1907. After burning down in WWII and literally being re-born from the ashes, admittedly with some decades delay, the new Adlon has quickly reclaimed its reputation as Berlin’s most illustrious hotel since its re-opening in 1997. Today, the hotel is once again the ...

December 8, 2016

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The coveted | Gift Guide

With Christmas only round the corner, FOUR brings you a selection of luxury gifts that offers a little something for everyone...

Rebel Decanter (set of three)  The Rebel collection embodies a spirit of nonconformist cool, using the iconic motif of the punk stud as the heart of its design. Designer Jo Sampson chose the stark, cutting-edge geometry of this simple potent shape for its enduring outsider appeal. Representing the axis of music and fashion, the punk stud injects a tough, streetwise vitality to the pieces, which contrasts with the refined craftsmanship that goes into their creation. Designed ...

December 6, 2016

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Discover | Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

Just 55 kilometers north of the equator, Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa is a barefoot luxury resort, evoking a remote, untouched paradise.

Maldives story The Maldives is made up of 26 natural atolls, covering over 90,000 square kilometers making Maldives one of the world's most geographically dispersed countries. It is also the planet’s lowest country with an average elevation of only 1.5 meters above sea level. Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa is located on a private island tucked away in the center of Huvadhoo Atoll, the largest of the Maldives atolls and also the ...

December 4, 2016

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