Pick of the week

Published

12 October, 2023

Edited

23 May, 2024

Check in every week to discover a new local pick from our teams. We recommend the top restaurants, bars, activities and events in our destinations.

Les Etoiles de Mougins in the South of France

On 14 September, 2024, the village of Mougins, in the South of France, will transform into a culinary theater where the greatest chefs in the world come together to share their passion with gastronomy lovers. Learn from the best with a workshop and witness their skills during demonstrations. You'll also get to try their divine recipes of course!


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Caffè Sicilia in Italy

Founded in 1892 and passed down four generations in the Assenza family, Caffè Sicilia is a pastry shop in Noto, a picturesque baroque town in Sicily. With an intense passion for the flavors, ingredients and traditions of their region, you can bet that everything is delicious. We recommend their classics: the almond-milk granita, the brioche and the cannolo.


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BST Hyde Park in London

Walk, run, cycle to Hyde Park this summer for the British Summer Time festival. From June 29th to July 14th, enjoy live performances from the world's top headliners in one of London's biggest parks. The programme also includes arts, cinema, family activities and of course, tasty food and drinks.


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Atelier des Lumières in Paris

A former steel foundry, this beautiful space in Paris is now a digital art centre displaying immersive, contemporary exhibitions.

Until January 5, 2025, step back in time and discover Egypt at the time of the Pharaohs.


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Perfume making in Provence

Head to Grasse to discover the art of perfume making and personalise your very own Eau de Cologne at one of the most famous perfumeries in France, Fragonard. You'll learn about the history of perfume and the origins of the raw materials. Then you will focus on how to compose your scent and mix essential oils.


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Breckenridge Food & Wine Festival

Experience wine-tasting at the Breckenridge Food and Wine Festival, from July 26th-28th, 2024. The festival showcases an impressive variety of wines from top wineries. Go on an immersive journey of taste and sound with small dishes and live music to complement the wine.


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Sheer, the diaphanous creations of Yves Saint Laurent

The exhibition is displayed at the Yves Saint Laurent Paris museum until August 25, 2024. It focuses on transparency as a chosen artistic expression of the celebrated French fashion designer.

“I think I’ve done the best I could for the liberation of women.”

- Yves Saint Laurent


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Heritage restaurant in Los Angeles

You will find Heritage in a century-old craftsman house in Long Beach, Los Angeles. This family-owned Michelin-star restaurant serves splendid tasting menus, with unique flavors and a creative presentation. Every ingredient is sourced with intention and the kitchen is zero-waste certified.


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La Brisa Market in Canggu

This vibrant market takes place every Sunday at La Brisa, one of the best beach clubs in Canggu, Bali. Discover local artisans and find unique items to bring home, from organic skincare and baked goods to sustainable fashion, art and crafts.


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Jikoni, No Borders Kitchen

Head to Ravinder Bhogal's award-winning restaurant, Jikoni, in Marylebone. The team blends Asian, African and Middle Eastern cuisines to create nurturing food that is a feast for the eyes, the tastebuds and the soul. Bold yet comforting food, friendly staff and quirky, colourful decor, Jikoni ticks all the boxes.


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Festival of San José Del Cabo

This festival takes place every year on the week of March 19th and celebrates the city's patron saint, San José. The city hosts festivities such as live music and performances, captivating parades, delectable food and refreshing drinks, lively dancing, and vibrant parties. Don't miss this event if you're heading to Cabo for your Spring Break!


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Giolitti, the best gelateria in Rome?

What better way to explore Rome this summer than eating your way through all of its gelato? It's almost impossible to pick just one gelateria, but Giolitti truly hits the spot! Formerly the official milk supplier of the Italian royal family, the milk is now used as a base for lusciously creamy gelatos. Be sure to try the decadent cioccolato fondente, which is a classic for a reason.


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Rootstalk in Breckenridge

Born and raised in Colorado, chef Matt Vawter opened Rootstalk in Breckenridge to offer an elevated dining experience to his local community. The restaurant focuses on quality ingredients, authentic cuisine and hospitality. Opt for the seasonal seven course tasting menu to experience the world of wonderful flavours, textures, and unique pairings invented by Matt Vawter and his team.


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No.9 Cork Street by Frieze in London

It's in the heart of Mayfair, in London, that Frieze opened their first permanent gallery. Frieze, known for their international art fairs, now hosts wonderful exhibitions year round at No.9 Cork Street. Discover emerging artists in this beautiful converted townhouse.


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The Fish Fry in Turks & Caicos

Held every Thursday from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM in Providenciales, the Fish Fry is a fun local event and a must-do when visiting Turks & Caicos. The highlight is of course the food, with fresh fried fish, conch and other seafood, and delicious side dishes. You'll also enjoy great live music and drinks, as well as lovely arts and crafts stalls.


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Da Enzo al 29 in Rome

A personal favourite with the team at onefinestay, this charming spot offers an array of classic Roman dishes. The waiters are lovely and the pasta is scrumptious. Tuck into the signature dishes: carbonara and cacio e pepe - you can't go wrong with those creamy, decadent sauces. And don't forget to leave room for dessert, their mascarpone mousse with fragoline (mini wild strawberries) is divine.


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Infiorata di Noto in Sicily

The 45th edition of the famous flower festival will take place in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Noto on May 17-21, 2024. Discover breathtaking masterpieces made with over 400,000 flowers, and celebrate the end of spring with locals and visitors from all over the world. The festival also includes events such as concerts, exhibitions and parades - the perfect opportunity to discover the rich and diverse culture on the island.


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Festival du Merveilleux in Paris

From December 27th to January 7th, discover the Festival du Merveilleux at the Musée des Arts Forains in Paris. Experience this unique old-fashioned funfair with your loved ones. Enjoy enchanting live shows throughout the day, take in the magical decorations, ride attractions from the 19th century, and indulge in a warm cup of mulled wine.


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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting in New York

As the festive season fast approaches, so do the city decorations. Witness one of the most impressive winter displays in New York at the Rockefeller Center. On November 29, the towering Christmas tree will be lit up with more than 50,000 multicoloured lights. Make this holiday tradition into a fun day out - go ice-skating at the rink, sip hot cocoa and marvel at the sparkling lights.


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Coco Bistro in Turks and Caicos

If you’re looking for a fine dining spot in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, look no further. Coco Bistro serves fresh local cuisine surrounded by the gentle swaying coconut trees and starlit skies of Grace Bay. For a taste of the island, try their Conch 2 Ways dish.

This can be booked in advance by your personal concierge.


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Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park

From 17th November 2023 to 1st January 2024, experience the famous Winter Wonderland in London.

Shop for unique gifts, enjoy the classic fairground rides and carousels, say hi to Santa Claus, treat yourself to some festive delicacies, and marvel at the impressive ice sculptures on display.


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Dia de los Muertos in Mexico

On November 1-2, Mexico takes on a special atmosphere as families honor the departed. This is not a time for mourning but rather a celebration of life. Expect parades, costumed entertainers, delicious food, colorful decorations and flowers, and most of all, joyful locals.


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International Snow Sculpting Championship in Breckenridge

Witness the creativity and skills of artists from all over the world as they transform huge blocks of snow into monumental works of art. Held from January 22-31 2024 in Breckenridge, we'll help you book a chalet for this special event.


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London Cocktail Week

From 12 to 22 October 2023, head to London for the greatest celebration of cocktail culture. Discover specially created signature cocktails made in the city's best bars, experiences, cocktail events, special menus, immersive pop-ups, international take-overs and more. Don't want to drink alcohol? Some of the bars offer mocktails for this event as well.


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Kitchen Table restaurant in Tulum Mexico

A trip to Riviera Maya would not be complete without dinner at Kitchen Table. With a natural wooden decoration, you'll feel like you're eating in the middle of the jungle. Chef Angela Mata's cuisine is creative and takes on traditional Mexican flavors with a modern touch, working with fresh, local products.


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Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

From September 29 to October 8, head to Saint-Tropez to witness the first sailing regatta on the Mediterranean coast. This prestigious event brings together over 250 boats, some classic and over a hundred years old, others ultra-modern and among the most beautiful in the world.


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Paris Design Week

Don't miss Paris Design Week by Maison&Objet. From September 7-16, designers, architects, decorators, fashion designers, and chefs across the city are sharing their creations with the public. Whether you are attending in Paris or following the event from afar, this is the perfect opportunity to learn more about design and get inspired.


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Sundance Film Festival in Park City

Held in Park City, Utah, Sundance Film Festival will take place January 18–28, 2024. For the 40th edition of the festival, artists and audiences from all around the world will convene to celebrate independent storytelling through cinematic expression. Start planning today for this event, we'll help you book a chalet in Park City.


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White truffle hunting in Italy

Found only from September to December in specific areas of Italy, the white truffle is considered the most delicious of all the varieties of truffles. Head into the woods with a professional truffle hunter and their dog, then dig into a scrumptous meal prepared just for you.


Our concierge team is available to book this activity for you and your loved ones.


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Open House Festival in London

From September 6th to 17th 2023, celebrate London's homes, architecture and neighbourhoods. Discover its best-known buildings, as well as some of its best-kept secrets.


Open House London will take place from Saturday 14 - Sunday 22 September 2024.


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Septime restaurant in Paris

From the modern industrial design to the delicious food, this restaurant in the trendy 11th arrondissement of Paris is a hit with locals and visitors alike. Think fine dining without the pomp.


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Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy in London

Held every year in London since 1769, the Summer Exhibition displays works in a variety of mediums and genres by emerging and established artists.


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