Forget cross-country; cross-border skiing—that is, crossing international lines via skis—is the newest privilege on the slopes.
ADAM H. GRAHAM
Here’s how to hit the slopes before everybody else.
The sleek and art-filled property is an oasis high above Osaka’s bustling Nakanoshima neighborhood.
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Known for its decadent chocolates and fine timepieces, Geneva recently added to its arsenal of indulgences with the debut of the world’s first Spa Mont Blanc. The 30,000-square-foot facility—which opened in October within a two-story, glass-enclosed rooftop space at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva—looks out to the Jura Mountains and the spa’s namesake […]
The Crans Ambassador (www.cransambassador.ch) debuted in the Swiss Alps ski town of Crans-Montana in the early 1970s with an unorthodox design—a jumbo chalet with a silhouette mirroring the Dents du Midi mountains—that was considered revolutionary at the time. While its peaked facade remains in place, the ski-in/ski-out resort is otherwise unrecognizable following a renovation that […]
The new Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou gives new meaning to the term high design. Opened in July, the property towers over China’s third-largest city from the top of its tallest building, looking down on such architecturally significant neighbors as Zaha Hadid’s Opera House, Japanese firm Nikken Sekkei’s New Library, and Hong Kong–based Rocco Design Architects’ […]