Boutique Hotel Ziggurat Guernsey

This is my personal review of Hotel Ziggurat in lovely Guernsey. I've travelled pretty extensively and feel I can truly say Guernsey is quite unique. With French street signs, English money and a strange French dialect all of their own that nobody seemed to speak, the identity of the place is…


Tocqueville - Luxe In a City

Top-notch Tocqueville - French Inspired Haute Cuisine

The elegance and beauty of the French inspired Tocqueville NYC is a luxurious foodie journey set in silk and stone. Founder Marco Moreira began his own foodie journey in the sushi scene of New York City in 1982. Soon enough he became renowned in the field and launched Marco Polo Sushi Catering in…


KOSAKA modern japanese - luxe in a city

KOSAKA Modern Japanese Luxury in NYC

The Kosaka modern japanese experience born of Michelin star chef Yoshihiko Kousaka is a truly luxurious foodie experience.  With its lack of ostentatious signage it's easily missed on this unassuming Manhattan side street, but you'd be a fool to walk by. Step inside and the intimate experience…


Hotel Chatwal - Luxe In A City

Luxury Boutique Hotel Chatwal

Just a few steps away from the buzz of Times Square, the Hotel Chatwal is homed in an historic building that in 1905 became the home to the ‘Lambs Club’. For those who don’t know the Lambs Club is America’s oldest theatrical organisation, so as you can imagine this spot in the midst of the theatre…


Brushstroke NYC - Luxe In A City

Brushstroke - A Stroke of Kaiseki Authenticity in NYC

Our meal at the wonderful Brushstroke was more an experience than a simple lunch. The enormous windows are half covered from the bottom up so that from outside you’ll have no idea of the sanctuary you’re about to step into. The traditional Japanese minimalism of beautiful wood panelling adorned…


Pampano Contemporary Mexican - Luxe In A City

Pampano - Contemporary Mexican Flavours to Die For

This is one review I’ve so been looking forward to writing. This may not have been the most expensive place I ate on my trip, nor the most unusual, but it was certainly the most delicious. Another creation of Richard Sandoval, restauranteur master of fusion and contemporary cuisine, (you can read…


Hotel Le Soleil - Luxe In A City

Hotel Le Soleil - A New York City Home from Home

Executive Hotel Le Soleil, located in bustling midtown manhattan is the new sister to the well regarded all-suite luxury boutique of the same name in downtown Vancouver. From hotelier and developer Salim Sayani, the expanding collection aims to create a consistency throughout whilst giving each…


Townhouse Exterior

Nouveau North at The Townhouse Hotel, Manchester

Manchester is one of the biggest cities in the north of England, and known as an established music hub and for its curry mile. The city centre itself has plentiful wonderful Michelin restaurants, and luxury hotels. The newest addition to this is The Townhouse Hotel, situated a short walk from the…


Welcome to Hotel Thoumieux

Shortly after passing the Eiffel Tower, you'll turn onto the tiny Parisian streets that seem lifted from a storybook. Seconds later the Thoumieux neon sign comes into view. Though the signage is less in keeping with the hotels' overall impeccable style, it is indisputably Parisian. Being greeted by…