Julian Robertson was born in North Carolina, in the United States. This American founded a veritable financial empire with Tiger Fund and fell in love with the landscapes of New Zealand, where he has built three of the most beautiful hotels in the Pacific.
We all have once wondered in front of photographs of extraordinary landscapes, without always knowing that it was in fact New Zealand sceneries. You probably have never heard of Great Lake Taupo, the volcanic city of Rotorua, neither have you heard of Milford Sound fjord or the Bay of Islands.
No time for an entire world tour? Why not start with a half-world tour? Here are in 10 stops, from Paris to Tokyo via Hyderabad, the most beautiful hotels in the Orient. 1 • PARIS / HÔTEL DE CRILLON Closed for four years for renovation, the legendary hotel on the Place de la Concorde reopened in July 2017 under the Rosewood imprint. Built in 1758 at the request of Louis XV to illustrate the power of France, the hotel has been restored to its former splendour, while taking a step into the 21st century. 2 • ROME / HOTEL EDEN