When it comes to the art of the holiday, no one comes close to mastering leisure as the French. Maintaining a work-life balance and sustaining a high quality of life is a civic principle, as long as the emphasis on spending that leisure time is for cultural pursuits. While Americans live to work, the French live for pleasure. This certain joie de vivre is why we’ve highlighted our three favorite properties from Cote d’Azur to the Crillon.
In Los Angeles, one thing you’ll find is that there’s no shortage of weekend escapes. The city looms so large that living on the East end can warrant a holiday on the West. There lies the cultural perk of California, are the range of ecologies you encounter in a short drive.