All posts tagged: turismo

La Réserve: a chic five-star address near Champs Elysées

I’ve been visiting a charming five star-hotel recently opened near Champs Elysées, La Réserve. As always, palace hotels in Paris are like being home: you have this comfy situation as you were in underwear and socks under the blankets chez toi but with the difference you are surrounded by a free-bar, a grand piano in your room  and the Tour Eiffel just at the window. Pas mal! Starting with the rooms, where we can find as I said before, a grand piano, bright colors, a big screen TV (which you make it go out only if you want, otherwise it is hidden in a furniture), one of the most cosy bathroom I’ve ever seen before and a free-bar (yes, it exists!).      Then we have, in the ground floor, this absolutely fabulous green leisure/reading/ library room with charming fashion, architecture and déco books in five languages, which is just fantastic! And to complete, a free-bar, based on the honesty of the clients who can write down in a notebook what they have consumed (or not, …

Weekend em Londres

Um pequeno alô do Eurostar Um fim de semana em Londres um pouco antes do Natal e na época das liquidações pode render sua carteira vazia, mas vale muito a pena. Baladas em Covent Garden, Brick Lane, Notting Hill e Oxford Street deram a cara do weekend em estilo inglês… Bonne affaire: Comprei um par de botas com purpurinas douradas a 5 pounds na Primark (Sim, eu fiz isso e mostrarei aqui em breve!) Arrependimento: não ter minha foto tirada pelo Martin Parr por, no mínimo, 400 euros. Mas nada é perfeito. Vans em liquidação na Urban Outfitters de Covent Garden…Vontade de comprar todos! Sapatos a 4 pounds na Urban Outfitters! Os precinhos adoráveis da Primark Imitação inglesa da Melissa na Primark? Mercado de pulgas Brick Lane Colombiano em Londres? Melissa em Londres, yeah! Martin Parr estava em Londres tirando fotos de anonimos a 400 pounds… Loja Mischa Barton no Spitalfields Pub em Notting Hill para fechar o domingo