New hotels are opening constantly in London and all the city’s Grand Dames (The Lanesborough, The Savoy, The Langham) have undergone major renovations in the last few years to keep up. In such a competitive market it’s a wonder The Goring hotel in Belgravia still exists. It’s the only luxury […]
I love a good bed and breakfast, but too often they can feel dated and kitschy reflecting the owner’s tastes but not really taking in to account the sensibilities of today’s savvy travelers. I recently stayed at one where a China doll sat perched on a rocking chair in my room…needless to say […]
In a quite corner of Northern France lies a magical place called La Grenouillère. Located in a rambling white farmhouse, the small inn features uneven black and white floors and a storybook-like lounge decorated with a frog mural from the 1920’s (the name of the inn means the froggery), worn-in vintage rugs and […]
I’m not planning to get in the habit of writing about things that are way out of reach for most people, however, we all need a little fantasy sometimes. I recently had the opportunity to view the Peninsula Paris’ three theme suites (priced between $16,000-$25,000 a night).
I’ve been by fairy tales for a long as I can remember. I saw Cinderella when I was three years old and my mom says I sat absolutely transfixed by the classic rags to riches tale as my friends squirmed in their seats. From then on it was Disney-themed Birthday parties […]
The starkly modern Marker hotel in the docklands area is bringing a much different hotel experience to Dublin. Also known as “Silicon Docks” the area around the Grand Canal is filled with old warehouses and mills that are slowly being repurposed and the neighborhood is home to the European headquarters […]