'09 Issue 09 | Verve Magazine
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'09 Issue 09

Maurizio Bettoja, Bettoja Hotels CEO, Rome

Treasured Classic

Text by Shirin Mehta

Modern amenities and a bygone piquant charm underline the experience at this family-owned hotel chain, discovers Verve in her chat with Bettoja Hotels CEO, Maurizio Bettoja, in Rome
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Rome, Italy

High-Stepping in Rome

Text by Shirin Mehta

Verve discovers that once the call of the Colosseum and St Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum have been satiated, Rome, Italy’s premier city, is indeed a Mecca for label lovers and other shoppers at the Spanish Steps
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Bruges, Belgium, Europe
September 29, 2009

Fine lace and liquid chocolate

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh

Its charming canals lined with low-hanging trees, moss-covered stone houses with flame-coloured roofs and sleepy cobble-stoned pathways make for a great honeymoon destination, far from the madding crowd. Verve pays a visit to the world’s chocolate capital, a unesco world heritage city, and the once-cultural capital of Europe, Bruges, in Belgium
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Prague, Eastern European Architecture

Czech it out!

Text by Devanshi Mody

Prague is more than old-world charm and Eastern European architecture. Devanshi Mody whets her appetite with the glamorous restaurants and chic bistros of the city
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Venice

Vaporettos and Bellinis

Text by Vinod Advani

In arguably the most romantic city in the world, Verve explores the canals, terrace views and Michelin-starred restaurants of Venice with a sense of wonder
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Parisian chef Jean-Yves Leurangeur, Le Fouquet’s restaurant in Paris
September 26, 2009

La table preferee

Text by Vinod Advani. Photographs by Francois Daburon

Parisian chef Jean-Yves Leurangeur, who has reinvented the legendary Le Fouquet’s restaurant in Paris, cooks up two preferred dishes of French president Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni especially for Verve. Vinod Advani samples the delicacies
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