JETSET Five fashionable women reveal their travel hot spots.
Art director Sofia Sanchez de Betak brings as little as possible when traveling to this exotic city. She stays at a private hotel that also houses Asli Tunca’s unique furnishings boutique. “I adore hunting for vintage pieces at the Grand Bazaar and in the beautiful and vibrant neighbourhood of Galatasaray. I do most of my shopping there on day one. There are great bars with live music and an amazing flea market, The Works. The Topkapı Palace Harem is not to be missed, and I love to eat at Pandeli, located on top of the
Bergdor f Goodman senior vice president Linda Fargo describes the island as “wildly international yet quintessentially Italian. The heart of Capri is the Fontelina, a beach club where I enjoy leisure lunches of pasta vongole and seafood linguine. The paper-thin pizza and cacio e pepe con tartufi at Aurora are must- orders, and an Aperol Spritz – the brilliant- orange aperitivo – is the drink on the piazza. When I'm not on the beach, I hire a charming wooden boat called a gozzo to
circle the rocky island.”
Natasha Kraal, editor- in- chief of BAZAAR Malaysia, took in the glorious summer view of the River Arno and iconic Ponte Vecchio, from the waterfront terrace of the Hotel Lungarno in Florence. “It’s the perfect point to catch that postcard panorama, apple spritz in hand; just minutes away from the masterpieces and historical sites; and the most divine gelato at Gelateria Santa Trinita.” Start your day with a quintessential Florentine breakfast of fresh Tuscan produce – the Borgo San Jacopo restaurant is Michelin-starred so book dinner, too – before a visit to the Ferragamo museum just across the river at the historical
Palazzo Spini Feroni.