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In The Frame: All aboard the Violet Barge

For this episode “In The Frame” we bring you La Maison de la Violette”. In July 2000, Helen Vié opened “La Maison de la Violette” on board a barge anchored on the Canal du Midi, to celebrate the delicate flower that … Continue reading

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Five of the Best… Hair of the dog cocktails!

Enjoying the party season? Here are, our “Five of the Best” hair of the dog cocktails to brighten you up… In honour of their hardest working members of staff – the rooftop bees – The Fairmont Vancouver Airport created the … Continue reading

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Travel Facts#4: The Toulouse Violet Barge

There is a legend that circulates among the growers of violets. The legend says that a young market gardener, a soldier of the Empire, returned from Italy with a handful of violets. He offered the plants to his lovely lady … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred: At Peace Mocktail

With a name that mimics the sensation after one taste, the ‘At Peace’ cocktail available at Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai is an alcohol free cocktail (mocktail) that provides a combination of a tropical flavouring with absolute refreshment in every glass. … Continue reading

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