Danielle Demetriou chooses the most chic mountain boltholes for aprés-ski indulgence
Chalet Eugenia Klosters
With its ornate wood paneling, faded tapestries and open fires, Chalet Eugenia is sumptuous retreat. The our-floor property was the creation of Baroness Thyssen-Bornemisza. It has six en-suite bedrooms, most of which have balconies with views over the Gotschna.
El turista de máximo nivel, a la hora de elegir las vacaciones, a veces tiene dificultades para decidir entre alquilar una mansión o alojarse en un hotel de cinco estrellas -bendita duda. El alquiler ofrece las ventajas de contar con casa propia, con toda la libertad, flexibilidad e intimidad que ello conlleva; pero un hotel pone a disposición del cliente toda una gama de servicios personalizados a los que se accede con una simple llamada de teléfono.
Latin America will move up to the smart traveler's list of must-do destinations as its world-beating natural scenery, ancient civilizations and colonial inheritance emerge from the shadow of the backpack brigade and broaden its appeal. Top-class accommodation helps - from stylish haciendas and estancias to the Explora Lodges of Chile. Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires (right), will be the place for a sophisticated city break.
What to do with your multi-million dollar vacation home when you are not actually using it? The CEO of Miami-based Villazzo has a suggestion or two.
Christian Jagodzinski's personal website contains categories for "Business", "Fun Stuff", "Activities" and "Politics". It is the section dubbed "Philosophy", however, that says all.
At the top of a voluminous collection of aphorism and advice about how to live your live is a summary of Jagodzinski's credo: "Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching. Sing like nobody's listening. Live like it's Heaven on Earth."
VILLAZZO VILLA VACATIONS ADDS THREE NEW DESTINATIONS
Inventory of Posh Vacation Homes includes estates in Aspen, Marbella, Spain and St. Tropez, France
Villazzo Villa Vacations, the ultra-posh vacation service that brings the five-star hotel experience to discerning clientele via private estates worldwide, has added three new destinations: Aspen, Colorado, Marbella, Spain and St. Tropez, France. Villazzo's Miami portfolio already includes several prestigious estates on the private islands of Biscayne Bay and in the trendy South Beach District.
Christian Jagodzinski is a remarkable businessman. From his beginning as a young tech whiz who launched his own software company to his successful latest project, Villazzo, every enterprise of his has been wildly successful.
"WHEN IT COMES TO VACATIONING, VILLAZZO IS THE LUXURY STANDARD"
He's got a Polish name, a German passport; plays a dozen sports - some quite extreme, and can speak 11 languages. He made millions in the tech industry and then retired to travel the world. In his pursuit to amass a collection of luxury real estate and holiday in the world's finest estates, he found nothing but frustration-with the quality of service, the broker commission structure and the standards of opulence. Not one to sit by idly, Christian Jagodzinski set his entrepreneurial wheels spinning once again and founded Villazzo.
Christian Jagodzinski of Villazzo Introduces Two Newest Corporate Divisions as Guests Sample High Society
Villazzo and Christian Jagodzinski welcomed guests in a celebration of the company's new management and marketing departments at a private cocktail reception at Casa Contenta, Villazzo's exclusive Mediterranean-style island estate.
VILLAZZO, A MIAMI BEACH-BASED LUXURY REAL ESTATE FIRM, LURES WELL-TO-DO BUYERS DOWN SOUTH BY GIVING ONE PERCENT BACK, NO STRINGS ATTACHED.
Sheila, a well-traveled New Yorker, visited Miami Beach last winter following a several-season hiatus. The mild, 75-degree weather said her instantly, and she dreaded returning to near freezing temperatures. So, Sheila began seeking out a broker, an experienced professional who could provide her with a list of Miami properties in her price range instead of taking her on a wild goose chase through various neighborhoods.
Christian Jagodzinski, Founder & President, Villazzo, Miami Beach
Entrepreneur and thrill-seeker Christian Jagodzinski has traveled to more than 25 countries in ultimate style, has practiced just about every sport known to man and even flew a Russian fighter jet on a whim. But when it came time to grow roots and establish his latest business incarnation, Villazzo, a boutique hospitality, luxury estate management and high-end property sales/marketing firm, the former Internet maverick settled on Florida for very specific reasons: