Miramare Castle in Trieste Italy with Jantiena Fieyra



Travel

  • Herring Party 2017 at Castle Haarzuilen the Netherlands

    Every year, usually in June, the Dutch elite gather together at Castle Haarzuilen for the yearly Herring Party. Royalty, Ambassadors, Dutch Politici, Society Media and Cultar come together to taste the typical street food herring, a Dutch tradition. Castle Haarzuilen the oldest historical building at the of the current Castle dates to 1391. Surrounding the Castle there is a park designed by Hendrix Copijn. The park contains many waterworks and a formal garden, which reminds on one of the French... Read more →

  • Royal Ascot Horse Racing 2017

    One of the most famous horse racing and fashionable events in London is the Royal Ascot. Ascot Race Course was founded in 1711 by Queen Anne. “Her Majesty’s Plate” with a purse of 100 guineas was held on 11 August 1711. Every Year Royal Ascot is attended by Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the British Royal Family such as the Prince of Wales, arriving each day in a horse-drawn carriage with the royal procession taking place at the... Read more →

  • Lisbon Portugal and the Ritz-Four Seasons Hotel

    I visited one of my favorite hotels again in June – The Ritz Four Seasons in Lisbon Portugal. Lisbon is the Capital of Portugal between the waters of the Tagus and the Atlantic Ocean. The best time to visit Lisbon is in the spring and autumn. Around Lisbon there are very interesting and monumental cities to visit – Coimbra, Evora, Batalha, Obidos, Sintra, Tomar to mention a few. The Portuguese food is very rich and varied and the Portuguese cheese... Read more →

Art & Culture

  • madritz-artMad for Art – two days of discovery for art lovers

    The Prado sits directly opposite Hotel Ritz. Home to the world’s finest collection of Spanish art, it features works by Goya, Velazquez and El Greco alongside other celebrated artists such as Rubens, Bosch and Titian. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is a beautiful neo-classical mansion with the world’s second-largest private collection of art. Paintings date from the Gothic and Renaissance periods right up to the time of Hopper, Bacon and Freud. The Reina Sofía Museum is home to Picasso’s powerful Guernica, and... Read more →

  • FOUR SEASONS HOTEL RITZ LISBON PRESENTS ART BOTH INSIDE THE HOTEL AND OUT ON THE STREETS

    Admire one of the country’s largest and most important private Portuguese contemporary art collections and discover Lisbon’s cutting-edge street art in a perfect art lover’s day in Lisbon. Lisbon is a vibrant city of pastel-coloured buildings, terracotta rooftops, cobbled streets and endless blue and white azulejos (Portuguese tiles) that transform ordinary streets into works of art. It should come as no surprise to find an extra-large chiselled face on the side of a building by renowned Portuguese artist Vhils, or his masterful... Read more →





Beauty & Wellness

  • New Lux Perfection Facial Treatment at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

    The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze has partnered with global skin care phenomenon Black Pearl to bring guests the gold standard in anti-ageing with the introduction of the Lux Perfection Treatment - a 24 karat gold skin indulgence. The Florentine spa will be the first in Italy to offer exclusive use of the extraordinary and innovative product line Black Pearl. Read more →

  • Swiss Perfection – the True Swiss Cellular Anti-Aging Treatment

    Behind the name Swiss Perfection are unique products based on exclusive technology as well as an extraordinary human adventure. The name has also become synonymous of advanced technology, Swiss quality and a never-ending quest for excellence. For Gregor Mattli, chairman of Swiss Perfection, these values are the foundations of the company: When my father created and developed the first brand of cellular cosmetic products based on animal cells, I was deeply impressed by his pioneering spirit and his determination. This... Read more →

  • Villa La Massa 2017

    Enjoy a relaxing weekend in the Tuscan countryside and let us pamper you at the Arno SPA of Villa la Massa. For 2017, Villa La Massa offers multiple packages for a 2017 getaway… Beauty & Relax at Villa La Massa Let us pamper you at the Arno SPA of Villa la Massa. Enchanted by the colors of the Tuscan countryside and by the sounds of the Arno River, your body and soul will be replenished to a new life by... Read more →



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Fashion

  • Tateossian – The Brand- Video

    Independent fashion entrepreneur Robert Tateossian talks quirky cufflinks, designer jewellery and reveals the secrets behind his success. Read more →

  • Pitti Uomo Fashion Week | January 10-15 2017 | Florence Italy

    I was fortunate enough to again visit the Pitti Uomo Fashion Week Event in Florence Italy. Pitti Uomo is an International Fashion Fair for Men’s Clothing. It is held twice a year in January and June. Buyers and Editors come together to view upcoming and new fashion collections. The Series of Fairs is organized by Pitti Immagine held in Fortezza da Basso. The former fortress was built by Antonio da Sangallo the younger in the order of Alessandro de Medici.... Read more →

  • The Success Story of Zara

    Recently, Amancio Ortego became the world’s richest man, if only for a moment. Ortega began his professional life at 14 years old as a delivery boy with a shirt maker in Coruna, Spain. His first wife, Rosalia Mera Goyenechea, started as a sales assistant at the age of 11 years. Later she began designing gowns and Lingerie in her home, together with her then husband, Ortega. In 1975 she opened the First ZARA Store which became a multibillion dollar enterprise. Part... Read more →





Shopping

  • Tateossian’s Latest Additions

    Check out some of Robert Tateossian’s latest additions to his fashion line. From semiprecious stone cufflinks to a multicolor bead and silver feather necklace, you’re sure to find something to fit your style. Read more →

  • Tateossian Mechanical Collection

    The Mechanical Series This season sees the unmatched Tateossian Mechanical Collection continue to push boundaries and embrace movement, design, technology and innovation. First up, the Automatic Skeleton Mechanical, a fully working, interactive piece featuring completely visible round 21 jewel automatic watch movements specially branded with the Tateossian logo, creating a totally unique cufflink. The art deco inspired Skeleton Mechanical Rectangular cufflink puts the playful element back into design. Fully functioning wind up watch movements are set into a specially cut... Read more →

  • Tateossian Do Pocket Squares

    May 2014 – Tateossian pays tribute to the ‘Dapper Man’ with the launch of the silk Pocket Square collection. The timeless accessory is back with a vengeance, elaborate designs and edgy prints. Inspiration is taken from Tateossian’s cufflink line using signature motifs such as the Scull, Gear and Clock elements. Each piece of fabric is illuminated with two toned colour ways, purple/ bright pink, blue/ bright green and grey/turquoise. British born, Tateossian is a luxury handcrafted jewellery and accessories brand... Read more →

Lifestyle

  • 2017 White Turf St. Moritz

    White Turf  St. Moritz – The European Snow Meeting International Horse Races, event, prestige & tradition since 1907 As published in the first media release, the third White Turf Race Sunday in St. Moritz had to be cancelled after a fall in the first race. However, after the cancellation of the remaining races, the majority of the spectators numbering approximately 10,000, stayed on the frozen lake and enjoyed the accompanying programme as planned, including the official presentation of the trophies.... Read more →

  • 2017 Night Turf St. Moritz

    On Friday, February 24, 2017, the Night Turf took place for the third time with exclusive horse racing and attractive highlights on the frozen St. Moritzersee, a lake in Switzerland. The NIGHT TURF offers a magnificent folk festival with free admission to the lake and to the grandstand seats. The visitors are close at hand, when the noble race horses on the frozen St. Moritzsee fight for glory and honor. In addition to culinary delicacies, the guests will experience an... Read more →

  • Snow Polo World Cup St. Moritz Switzerland

    St. Moritz, 29 January 2017. Rommy Gianni’s Team Cartier win the Snow Polo Wolrd Cup 2017. In the Final, they beat Melissa Ganzi and her Team Badrutt’s Palace Hotel with 7-4. In the final of the runnners-up, Team Perrier-Jouët takes its first victory – beating James Beh’s Team Maserati with 4-5. The 15,000 fans who gathered over the three tournament days set a new record.   Read more →

Carpe Diem TV Episodes

  • Hotel Villa D’Este On italy’s Magnificent Lake Como

    Welcome! To the award-winning five-star grand hotel Villa d’Este, nestled within the beautiful western shore of Italy’s Lake Como.

    In Jantiena's program she takes her audience on a tour of the beautiful Vlila d'Este Hotel.Located in a magnificent park surrounded by 25 acres of beautiful flowers, terraces, fountains and historical gardens overlooking the wonderful blue-green waters of Lake Como, the luxurious Villa d’Este hotel is but minutes from the Swiss border and can easily be reached from Milan by car or train in less than 45 minutes.

    In Jantiena's program she welcomes you on her journey to Villa d'Este as she meets with Villa d'Este’s own world-famous Executive Chef of 30 years and culinary author Luciano Parolari. Read more →

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  • Villa la Massa & Ristorante Sabatini

    Villa La Massa stands on the banks of the river Arno, in the Florentine countryside, next to the Chianti Classico, Gallo Nero and Rufina regions, only 5 miles from the historic centre of Florence, easily reachable by our private daily shuttle going to Ponte Vecchio. This Medici Villa, built in the 16th century by the Landini Family, has been home to several aristocratic Italian, English and Russian families and it was transformed into a luxury hotel in 1948. Since the Villa d’Este Group purchased the hotel in 1998, the entire property has been restored to add a new lustre to the splendid old mansion. Many famous guests have enjoyed a stay at Villa La Massa, often seeking the tranquility and discretion that are among our most valued traits. Read more →

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  • Four Seasons Hotel Firenze Florence, Italy

    Tuscany! A land which lights afire the human perception and brings the imagination into an unprecedented fervor! Within the heart of Tuscany there is Florence, home to some of the most historically influential people of the arts and sciences: Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Dante, Amerigo Vespucci, Galileo Galilei, Puccini. And now forever a part of this historic culture is the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze! Seven long years in the making, the Four Seasons Hotel is the result of the laborious restoration of the 15th century Palazzo della Gherardesca and the 16th century Conventino (Convent) with 11 acres of botanical gardens never before opened to the public for over 500 years but always known as the legendary Gardino della Gherardesca. Read more →

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