Actually I do not understand the phenomenon (let alone thousand other issues) of unexpected enchantment. How often did I travel somewhere or met someone and had expectations of how it might be going. And it certainly never did.
However, if you do not expect absolutely nothing, there is where things change dramatically. An usual trip might be one of the best you had in a long time.
This is exactly what happened two weeks ago. With my new team, we went to Chiavenna in Italy. Nice idea, but nothing sepcial- I thought. OMG, how wrong I was. Big error..;) Besides a lot of great moments we had as a great wine tasting, fabulous Italian lunch, we visited a Palazzo built in the second half of the XVI-century by the brothers Guglielmo and Luigi Vertemate Franchi, representatives of one of the richest Italian families. I came, I saw and I felt in love immediately.
What an elegant, breathtaking and terrific place! I wish I could move in there immediately. The spirit of greatness, attention to de…
St. Moritz. Top of the world. Well, in fact I think it's somehow even over the top. Is there any other place I would like to spend my winter time? Definitely not. Beautiful nature mixed with extraordinary luxury and champagne climate: best hotels, best restaurants, the quality of life - just magic. Insane, yet stunning, crazy, but super peaceful. What reality? This is real.
with Alessia Giovanoli #davittoriostmoritz
I am crazy, and by crazy I mean crazy, in love with the Carlton Hotel St. Moritz. Besides the amazing Carlo Rampazzi interiors, breathtaking suites, all with lake view and awesome spa, another Carlton pearl is Da Vittorio. A restaurant with 18 Gault&Millau points and one Michelin Star. My dinner there was definitely one of the top highlights of the past season.
There is probably only one right ingredient when it comes to food and life. It's PASSION. Whatever you do, if you have no fire burning inside you, you're a dead man Babe. And if you are very lucky you …
La vie en rose at the Gstaad Palace, Switzerland Champagne Club Gstaad New Year's Eve dinner with Perrier-Jouët Rosé at Hotel de Rougemont New Year's Eve at the Gstaad Palace with Moët&Chandon Grand Vintage 2006 #MoëtMoments Straight to the top for the New Year's lunch #ChampagneClubGstaadGoesWasserngrat Expect the unexpected. de Grisogono Boutique, Gstaad Palace #HotelOldenGstaad The Alpina Gstaad rocks..
Julie Andrews says: "Gstaad is the last paradise in a crazy world". In fact Gstaad is a crazy paradise in a crazy world.. #LivingInAdream #AddictedToExcellence