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How I retraced my roots at Villa Caemilla

Personal review from Vanessa Liwanag’s stay at Villa Caemilla Luxury Boutique Hotel in Boracay Island, Philippines. Feeling at Home - Villa Caemilla, Boracay Having lived in Europe for the longest time, tracing my roots coming back to Philippines had me yearning for a spot to call home. I grew up…


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Why You Should Sleep Under The Stars in Boracay

A personal review of Under The Stars in Boracay by Vanessa Liwanag.  The Story - Under The Stars, Boracay Part of our visit in the island of Boracay was a tour of the famed luxury property called Under The Stars, which is located on the calm beach of Tambisaan in Boracay, the Phillipines. Built by…


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Why heritage is all in the details at Hotel Felicidad

Personal review from Vanessa Liwanag’s stay at Hotel Felicidad in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. The Arrival - Hotel Felicidad in Vigan, Philippines The north of the Philippines is home to numerous historical destinations which includes the quaint and charming city of Vigan. Stepping on the…


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How to be Swept Away by the Crimson Resort and Spa

Personal review from Vanessa Liwanag’s stay at Crimson Resort and Spa in Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines. The Unique Setting - Crimson Resort and Spa A visit to the Philippines requires any itinerary to pay homage to the Queen City of the South, Cebu. Home to great furniture designers, the best…


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A feeling of heaven in my heart at the Amanpulo

Personal review from Vanessa Liwanag’s stay at Amanpulo in Pamalican Island in the Philippines.  The welcoming arrival – Amanpulo, Pamalican Island, Philippines Tiny dots that appear to be little islands scatter the vast blue sea, as we look from our chartered Dornier 2283 aircraft that left a very…


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L'Albergo Della Regina Isabella - Ischia's Little Treasure

Personal review from Gabriela's stay at l'Albergo Della Regina Isabella in Ischia.  The arrival - L'Albergo Della Regina Isabella In the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, just one hour away from the port of Naples, where volcanoes chose to meet together thousands of years ago to redefine beauty, you…


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Dreaming of Sicily in Villa Ducale

Personal review from jodie Oake's stay at Villa Sucale in Sicily.  The arrival - Villa Ducale, Sicily I had long been dreaming of Sicily; the painted postcard of my mind blazed with visions of sun blasted Piazzas, pretty terraces splashed with wildflowers, hamlets sitting atop the hills, and long…


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…


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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…


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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…


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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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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,…


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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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…


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Chateau Saint-Martin: Luxe French Retreat

Those who long to step into the set of a historical storybook find their dreams come to life when they visit the French boutique hotel Le Chateau Saint-Martin. Through the wrought iron gates and cypress trees that line the driveway, this hilltop hideaway in the heart of Provence is simply sublime.…


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Paradise Found: Seductive Villa Stays in Lake Como

Lofty mountains and luscious lakes, honey colored mansions draped in the thick velvet of ivy, celebrities peeping out from behind designer shades, and a mild climate that butters up the bright and beautiful towns, there is something so immediately striking and purely lovely that comes from a stay…


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Unravel the Magic of Mallorca with Travelopo

Writers, artists, dukes and stars have all dashed to the dazzling island of Mallorca, a place where the mountains are sprinkled with green, the sea is a desirable shade of deep blue, and charming fishing villages and 13th century churches dot the landscape. Palma is the beating heart where a maze…


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Igloo Village: Icy Finnish Getaway

Greenland's Igloo village, Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, is the perfect place for those who have always dreamed of a bed beneath the splendor of the stars and the whimsical wishes of the Northern Lights. Buried snugly in the snow you will find a handful of glass roofed igloos perfectly procured for…


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Villa Puerto Pollenca Deluxe in Palma De Mallorca

In the golden light of morning the sweet nutty scent of pine mingles with the salt sea breeze, I slide the glass fronted doors open and step out onto a warm wooden terrace with striking views across to the jagged peaks of the Boquer Mountains. The array of white washed villas, the golden cliffs…


Future of Travel with Marriot Rewards Credit Card from Chase

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Marriott Rewards Credit Card from Chase for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Now that we have found salty water flowing on Mars how long will it be until the first luxury resort springs up tempting travelers to come and see sublime fiery edged…