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…


Finding my Happy Place in Nicaragua with ChicaBrava

ChicaBrava review: It’s five am and I’m shivering out behind the backline, watching the green waves peel into a thunder of white water. The sun is casting her first glance across the surface, there are five of us in the ocean, all girls, and not another soul in sight. Suddenly someone is yelling at…


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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…


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Fabulous Themed Suppers for your Superyacht Soiree

Food and fun are an evocative combination, especially on a luxury yacht charter. For those who want to throw the ultimate dinner party in a dream environment you only have to look to the wonders of MY Starfire. Imagine champagne cocktails, a flaming sunset, and a spectacular view of the ocean and…


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Dar Layyina – Royal Treatment With Oh-So-Delicious Foods

This is a personal review of Roxanne Genier's three-night stay at Dar Layyina in Marrakesh, Morocco. Dar Layyina, a luxury boutique hotel near Marrakesh, is one of those places that will stay with me forever. I have traveled a lot; some people say that if I am not somewhere far away from Montreal,…


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Where Is Paradise On Earth: Moorea, Tahiti

Where is Paradise, how do I find it, can you get there by plane? A clear candidate for that title must be the beautiful island of Moorea. The eight rising peaks that mark Moorea on the map seem to be carved into the sky, flushing emerald against the rosy glow of sunset. The waters are still, with…


6 Steps to a Successful Superyacht Charter

Five-star hotels, luxury resorts, the best cruise liners … you have done it all! Now you are ready to set off on your next adventure: a luxury yacht charter vacation. Yachting magazines and the Internet feature more and more beautiful yachts of all sizes, prices, types and levels of luxury. So, how…


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Papua New Guinea: Nature and Culture

Intrepid travelers seeking something far from the easy going shores of the Caribbean or the comforts of modern Europe can embark on the ultimate pristine beach break to the wilderness of Papua New Guinea. This off the beaten track adventure is as close to the unknown as you can hope to get, a place…


Perfecting the Art of High Class Superyacht Picnics

Perfecting the Art of High Class Superyacht Picnics

Superyacht charters can often be about embracing the great outdoors, the world can be a wonderful and inspiring place filled to the brim with bountiful nature, blue and green hues, and deep thick forests, singing birds, hidden coves and waterfalls. From sleepy full stop sized islands in the Greek…


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…


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Cliff Diving Boracay: White Sands in Philippines

The pint sized yet perfect island of Boracay is quickly becoming the poster child for the beauty of the Philippines and is consistently hitting the top spot when it comes to being one of the most dazzling islands in the world. With its peachy powder stretch of sand, its palm tree fringes and its…


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Bora Bora Activities: Snorkeling and Hibiscus

Rub the grains of sleep from your eyes and look again, the Bora Bora activities are awaiting you on this a veritable heaven on Earth, with its cyan blue waters, powder pearl sands and thatched cottages standing on stilts scattered across the lagoon. This is one of the most exotic and well-loved…


Luxury Lifestyle Awards Announce Best Luxury Brands of Asia

The Gala Ceremony of the Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2015 Asia, one of the most anticipated events in the world of luxury, took place on the 25th of February at Fairmont Singapore, bringing together the most honoured representatives of the Asian luxury market. The guests were welcomed to start the…


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Taketomi Island: White Sand Beaches, Japan

Take a deep breath of pristine air and throw yourself into the floral beauty and ancient traditions of Taketomi Island in Japan. Perched off the shores of Okinawa this tiny island is home to a mere three hundred inhabitants who spend their days strumming stringed banjo instruments, tending the…


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Kauai Hawaii: Luscious Trails and Luaus

The emerald island of Hawaii tears you open ensuring that every inch of your body, mind and soul is ready to embrace life. The botanical gardens seem to brim with the scent of wild hibiscus from dawn until dusk; the velvety trails leading deep into the soaring peaks calls to you to climb and the…


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ABC Islands: Blue Cocktails in Curacao

Despite being the larger of the ABC islands, Curacao hasn’t lost its charm, the pastel-painted buildings crammed along the waterfront, the ocean breeze lifting everyone’s spirits and the blue infused cocktails adorning every bar table ensures that you get the tropical experience you have been…


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Where to Spend New Year on a Super Yacht Charter

Fireworks, fun and parties that cling on tight until the dawn – these are the words that make New Year’s Eve ring out into the night. Celebrating the page turn from one year to another provides the perfect chance for reflection, life, love and laughter especially when you choose a beautiful…


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WOW Mask Giveaway - Win A Facial Luxury Treatment Box Set

Trekking the Sahara plains where the golden wind tangles your hair, splashing in the azure hues of the blue holes in Belize, kayaking with whales across Canada, dancing on tables somewhere in the depths of South America, riding mopeds down mountains in Far Eastern Asia, and partying from dusk until…


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Dash Restaurant: Creative Cuisine

Dash Restaurant & Bar is part of the Queen Victoria Hotel in Cape Town’s high-end Victoria & Albert Waterfront. For the most part, the waterfront caters to a distinctly affluent audience. This is where the well-heeled come to stay, shop and dine. As such, there are several world class…


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Visit Hong Kong: Top 3 hotels

I recently had the pleasure to visit Hong Kong and I got the chance to experience stays at three of the top hotels in the world. One on Kowloon and two on Hong Kong island proper. Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Housed in the towering International Commerce Centre on the Kowloon side, the Ritz-Carlton is a…