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I recently published my first Children’s book, “The Christmas Wreath”. The book consists of four tales – each representing an Advent – and is dedicated to our adorable baby daughter who inspired me to write this book.”The Christmas Wreath” is a book about the spirit of Christmas and the resonating message of the importance of kindness and generosity. The, Read More

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Endless hours of sunshine paired with sizzling heat. Sevilla in August is nothing for the faint hearted. This is when Sevillans desert their city, head to the beach and leave Seville to sun worshipping tourists. A sun seeker by profession, La bonne Vivante took the opportunity to escape the cold front which had spread, Read More

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There might be people considering “dolce far niente” overrated. After a stressful 15 months completing an MBA whilst working full time, La Bonne Vivante decided to actively indulge in complete passiveness.  Sounds like a contradiction? Not at all, it is an art to elegantly display yourself on a sunbed  at a fashionable beach club,, Read More

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Japan offers a vast array of experiences. Sublime elegance and understatement are created by a country which seems to be on a  joint mission to pursue perfection in even the tiniest of details. It is unique mix of traditions and exhilarating modernism which never fails to fascinate me. In Japan both past and future , Read More

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Imagine a beautiful alpine scenery bathed in sunlight, crisp mountain air and a full day of skiing ahead of you. Now imagine having all of this exclusively to yourself for an entire day. What a delightful idea! For the past 6 years, the Grand Tschuggen Hotel Arosa has been offering this experience to their, Read More

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Also referred to as the Switzerland of Asia Singapore is always worth a visit. While Singapore is a transfer stop over for some of the most splendid beach vacations such as Bali and Khrab,i it is an attraction in its very own right. With countless award winning restaurants, an Asian melting pot and the, Read More

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Art Basel, Europe’s largest and most influential art fair opened its gates again. La Bonne Vivante joined Ruinart at the collectors lounge for a sneak prereview of Art Basel’s 47th edition. Established in 1729, Ruinart is the world’s oldest champage house. Its wine cellars underneath the city of Reims have been listed a Unesco, Read More

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        With Christmas around the corner, the hunt for the perfect gifts has begun.  While I was in Paris for work  I decided to combine pleasure with pleasure and explore the fantastic shopping opportunities in the city of love.  And for those with a guilty conscious at the prospect of spending an entire, Read More