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Château de Méridon, southwest of Paris, is one of the Olympics’ hottest bookings. (Robb Report / Château de Méridon)

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💬 “It’s much easier to be happier here.” This American bought a US$1 home in Italy and spent US$35,000 renovating it »»

🛫 Amsterdam’s best hotels »»

👗 How the Met Gala became fashion’s Oscars »»

🤖 Hollywood's AI disclosure dilemma »»

💎 Why travelers are ditching Paris hotels for supersized Châteaux during the Summer Olympics »» Also: Inside London’s private jet scene »»

The dominant YouTuber MrBeast is parting ways with his high-profile talent management company (YouTube / Semafor) 

How early-stage startups can identify product-market fit »»

Your best MacBook options these days »»

Everyone hates Workday »»

4 easy confidence tips for introverts »»

Here’s a first look at the Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000. (New Balance is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the 1000s by offering it as a canvas for prominent collaborators) »»

Why Patek Philippe is doing everything it can to avoid AP’s ‘Royal Oak problem’ »»

Scott Galloway snagged a new finance podcast »»

Something amazing happened when an LA neighborhood covered its roads in solar reflective paint »»

Attention Londoners: Michilen starred Ikoyi is now on Uber Eats with a limited edition menu »»

And: fv/ readers have told me to visit Lita, a well-reviewed new “Southern Mediterranean” spot in Marylebone »»

In times of economic uncertainty, small luxuries reign supreme »»

Boeing’s problems are as bad as everyone thought »»

MrBeast is leaving his talent manager »»

UK diesel consumption fell by almost a billion litres in the financial year 2023 to 2024 »»

You can recreate hotel luxury at home with these secret online stores »»

Warren Buffett’s successor Greg Abel seen preserving Berkshire's culture »»

Finally: Instagram now lets you post a secret Story that viewers can uncover with a DM »»

Curated by Jon Kallus. Curious how affordable a short haul private jet journey can be? Click through to Villiers and scroll down to browse the “Empty Legs” 👇

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