New Life of the Palace

After visiting the castle Le Prieuré, the first one of Younan Collection properties, we headed south in the direction of Bordeaux. Just one hour of driving – and we reached Alexandra Palace, a brand new 5-star hotel opened by Younan Collection in June 2019. The renovation of this castle previously called Château du Petit Chêne … More New Life of the Palace

Sleeping in the Castle: Younan Collection offers a Unique Experience

I have a thing for castles. They’re majestic, picturesque and a little bit mysterious. I imagine plenty of stories which happened behind the high walls, romantic or cruel, but always passionating. Kings and queens, chevaliers and beautiful ladies, buffoons and minstrels… The castles make me dreaming, and I love visiting them, let alone spending a … More Sleeping in the Castle: Younan Collection offers a Unique Experience

A Star Is Born: New Michelin Starred Restaurant in Brittany

What is the best way to have dinner at the Michelin starred restaurant without spending a fortune? Going there quickly  after the restaurant’s nomination! Not only it’s a pleasure to be among the first ones to discover a new talented chef but also a chance to pay the “before Michelin star” price for an exceptional … More A Star Is Born: New Michelin Starred Restaurant in Brittany

Off-season travel to the French Riviera 

Traveling in the South of France out of season was a surprisingly great experience. In October together with my friend Lidia, Australian fashion blogger, we stayed a couple of days in a luxury resort Les Roches Rouges in Saint-Raphael and totally enjoyed the calm and relaxing off-season atmosphere. The hotel closed its doors until next … More Off-season travel to the French Riviera 

Трекинг в Альпах / Hiking in the Alps

Тишина, свежий воздух и снег летом… Вы когда-нибудь поднимались высоко в горы летом? Я открыла для себя хайкинг в Альпах этим летом и, похоже, повторю этот опыт ещё не раз! Silence, fresh air and snow… Have you ever been hiking in the mountains? I did it this year for the first time and get totally … More Трекинг в Альпах / Hiking in the Alps

Ветер в голове, море в ушах / Taking the air in Etretat

Март в Нормандии – это ещё не весна. Март – это свежий (очень свежий!) морской бриз, задумчивое бессолнечное небо и барашки на гребнях волн. В Париже в это время уже вовсю цветут магнолии, а на севере Франции всё ещё зябко без перчаток… In Normandy March isn’t a spring month. March is a month of fresh ocean breeze, transparent grayish … More Ветер в голове, море в ушах / Taking the air in Etretat