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Jean-Paul Hévin, Chocolatier Patissier – Paris

One simply doesn’t visit Paris without indulging in the heavenly, mouth watering, all-encompassing Jean-Paul Hévin chocolate experience. It is probably the closest thing you can get to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and trust us when we say, quit carbs and sugar for a month preceding your visit and make up for it on the day.

30th August 2016

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Locals

Samantha Wills, New York City

When it comes to the concrete jungle where dreams are made of (a theory proven by the charming Wills), Samantha’s Instagram account is your go-to city guide. To put it simply, Samantha’s account would have been stalked by Carrie Bradshaw if Instagram had been a thing in the 2000’s…

19th July 2016

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Joël Robuchon restaurant, Monte Carlo

Nestled in the opulent surroundings of Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo, Joël Robuchon restaurant has long held legendary status. With a dining experience that is as much about the palate as it is about sight and visuals, Robuchon offers a gastronomic dining experience which focuses on the finest of ingredients. We spoke we head chef Christophe Cussac.

18th July 2016

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Locals

Francis Kurkdjian

Francis Kurkdjian is a man whose luxurious taste extends beyond his ridiculously impressive repertoire of perfume creations. If you consider yourself a perfume connoisseur, then chances are that one of the very perfumes you have sitting on your beauty cabinet was created by the talented perfumer. With our own trip approaching, we wanted to know where this local Parisian hangs.

11th July 2016

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Leslie Kirchhoff, photographer & DJ

New York-based photographer and DJ, Leslie Kirchhoff reveals her travel must-haves with LOVE TWAIN. Because this globe roaming cool girl knows a thing or two about traveling in style…

7th July 2016

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Yoshi restaurant, Monaco

It’s no secret that when it comes to fine dining, Monaco is a playground of excellence and nestled amongst Hotel Métropole Monte-Carlo’s grand, stone washed walls and opulent interiors is a restaurant exemplary of such standards. Yoshi restaurant, the first Joël Robuchon Japanese eatery in the world, offers a modern take on Japanese cuisine to produce a dining experience that is nothing short of world class.

28th June 2016

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Samantha Wills

With an innate eye for the beautiful, the soulful and the worldly, Samantha Wills embodies the true essence of wanderlust. Forever roaming the globe, this bohemian soul knows a thing or two about travelling in style. Naturally we wanted to know more so we spoke travel and ‘in the bag’ with the face behind those lust-worthy travel snaps.

31st May 2016

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Locals

Tania Debono, New York City

We talk all things New York City with the woman behind cult typography brand The Writing.

24th May 2016

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Nic Wong – Cho Cho San, Sydney

If your idea of Japanese food involves a train, it’s time to get reacquainted. TWAIN talk food and that Cho Cho San experience with Head Chef, Nic Wong. Because when travelling, an eatery that delivers on good food and good vibes is non-negotiable.

21st May 2016

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Locals

Anna Brocklebank, 32.4 designer, London

Let’s be honest, we have all dreamt of packing our bags and moving overseas at some point (If we’re being really ..REALLY honest, we daydream about it about 34252 times a day). So what’s the next best thing? Living through someone who has done it. Here we talk London town with new resident, 32.4 designer Anna Brocklebank.

20th May 2016

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Executive Chef Hugo Bolanos on Wolfgang Puck, Hotel Bel-Air

No one trusts a skinny chef… you have to eat and experience food and life to be able to create.

12th May 2016

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AMALFI COAST

Antonio Sersale on Le Sirenuse and that Positano charm

“Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone”. The words of John Steinbeck that took a small Italian coastal village from a hidden gem to one of the world’s most coveted travel destinations ring as true today as they did in 1953. TWAIN talk Positano and the majestic Le Sirenuse experience with hotelier Antonio Sersale.

11th May 2016

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Martin Benn – Sepia Restaurant, Sydney

With a cuisine legacy from mentors Tetsuya Wakuda and Marco Pierre White, Head Chef Martin Benn has helped create a dining experience that is nothing short of unforgettable. Here we talk food and that Sepia experience with the man behind Australia’s best restaurant (quite literally).

26th April 2016

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Revive

CHI, The Spa- Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

When the ambience and decor is enough to relax every part of your stressed body and soul, you know it’s a must visit destination. CHI, The Spa draws inspiration from the origins of the Shangri-La legend, a place of personal peace, enchantment and well-being, making it one of the most coveted spas in Sydney.

22nd April 2016

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Joachim Borenius – Pei Modern – Four Seasons Sydney

With more than 18 years’ of experience in hatted and Michelin restaurants around the world, including Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck and Thomas Keller’s Per Se in New York, Chef Joachim Borenius knows a thing or two about a good feed. As the recently appointed Head Chef of Pei Modern, Four Seasons Sydney, TWAIN decided to talk food and wine with the man himself.

19th April 2016

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