in the historic city of Bourges, half way between the Castle of the
valley and the famous Sancerre vineyard, our publisher's
instinct is deep rooted in French traditions. Numerous trips and long
abroad (Hungary, Czech Republic, Thailand, USA...) as a foreign press
for "World News Links", "Jane's Defence Weekly" and "Point de Vue -
du Monde", helped Gilles Malaisé to understand the basic and
extra needs of the most distinguished globetrotters.
Founder in 1995 of "First Class Around The World"
(better known by the web surfers
under its less exciting though much more practical URL address
"travelfirst.com"), he keeps on working his best to make our readership
with permanently updated tips. Satisfied and, we expect, also
by the presentation of the countries we are visiting for you.
have seen that since couple of years we are not only focussing on
first and business class tests, or those highly successful palace
tests which bring us more than 50,000 access per week ; we are now also
publishing some more relaxed reviews of charming hotels (not
"Relais Châteaux" or expensive properties), while we are more and
more active in visiting restaurants: from the three star Michelin in
Paris, Manhattan or Hong Kong,
till the friendly bistros in Prague, Budapest, Macau, Phnom Penh or Rome.
than 80% of the hotels, restaurants, airlines, limousines services and
tour operators quoted in our magazine have been inspected
either by our stringers, either by our publisher. The rest of the tips
from our readership and "honorable correspondents".
Malaisé is also the author of travel books, published in French
language only ("Carnets de voyages": Budapest, Hungary, Thailand,
Editions du Dauphin, Paris).
can contact our office from 6AM to
6PM (GMT+7) by telephone & facsimile: +1 413 723 2880
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