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Villa Leopolda, the most expensive villa in the world, is on the French Riviera

14 September

The most expensive villa in the world is on the French Riviera. More precisely, in Villefranche sur Mer, near Nice! The Villa Léopolda has been sold to the Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov, for the sum of cca 650 million euros, in 2008. It is considered to be the most expensive villa in the world, after Buckingham Palace on the first place and a house built in India in 2010, on the second place. The Villa Léopolda has known wealth, jet set parties and celebrities The name of The Villa Léopolda takes after the King Leopold II who was an avid buyer of estates on the French Riviera. Making an incredible fortune from brutal exploitation of Congo, he invested a lot in the region. He owned almost all the land in St Jean Cap Ferrat bought for only 1 franc, back in 1902. In 1919 the villa was bought by Thérèse Vitali, Countess de Beauchamp who brought a lot of modifications under the work of the architect Ogden Codman Jr. After this, the villa knew many owners. In the 1959, she sold the villa to Gianni Agnelli, the president of Fiat who turned it into a more festive place for high society parties in the 60s. Fred Astaire was a guest there, royalties, Christina Onassis and so on.

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Holiday essentials from Jo Hansford

Holiday essentials from Jo Hansford

13 September 2011

  In every day life as well as in holiday you need to look at your best. But, not always, holiday trips and routines can get our looks to their peaks. Let’s take, for example, our hair. External factors like weather conditions, climate, sun, dust make ...

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Wonderful Chateau Eza

Wonderful Chateau Eza

8 September 2011

  One of the finest breath taking views hotels on the French Riviera is, no doubt, Chateau Eza. Located into the beautiful and quiet village of Eze, close to the Mediterranean Sea, Chateau Eza can conquer everyone’s heart. The village Eze is situated between Nice ...

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Royal Rajasthan luxury train

Royal Rajasthan luxury train

31 August 2011

  Royal Rajasthan is a special train, it is not only a luxurious one but it is, also, covered with history and Indian charm of the past of the erstwhile Rajputana era. The train blows its wind through Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Bharatpur, Agra, Varanasi ...

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Afloat in France

Afloat in France

31 August 2011

  Afloat in France c’est une magnifique luxe croisiere fluviale par Orient Express. Tu peut profiter d’un inedite voyage et voir dans le meme temps les pitoresques villages de France. Les peniches Afloat in France offre beaucoup des options pour decouvrir les regions de la ...

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Zanzibar Spice Tour

Zanzibar Spice Tour

31 August 2011

  Zanzibar is the country of spices also known as “The island of Spices” with a romantic scent of cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and lemon grass. Essential oils from distillery factory: Learn how essential oils are made right from the distillery factory. The entire process is an organic ...

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The Rock restaurant Zanzibar

The Rock restaurant Zanzibar

31 August 2011

  The Rock Restaurant from Zanzibar takes your breath away. It is not something you see everyday and it’s like a picture in a frame. The Rock is a restaurant on a rock that nature sculptured within the waters of Zanzibar close to the shore. Zanzibar ...

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Round Hill Bay

Round Hill Bay

31 August 2011

  Round Hill is the name for one of the most exclusivist location on earth. I don’t want to make a large introduction, I want to start deep just with some of its recognitions: ·         Top 10 classic hotels in the world ·         Top 25 Caribbean ...

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