Best Hotel in Lisbon Memmo Alfama Luxury Stay

Best Hotel in Lisbon: Memmo Alfama

Memmo Alfama is a breath of fresh air, pure and simple,  filled with the joy of life. Our first day in Lisbon and a night of Fado and fun in the Bairro Alto led us across town and into the old district of Alfama. Beneath billowing washing lines and closed shutters, yellow line trams packed with…


Hotels Warsaw The Bristol

Hotels Warsaw: The Luxurious Bristol

When traveling in Poland looking for hotels Warsaw will be one of the cities you might find yourself in and the Bristol commands an enviable position. Not only does this grand hotel stand at a prestigious location next to the Presidential Palace but, with over 100 years of history, the luxurious…


Wellness hotels Westin Melbourne Experience

Wellness Hotels Westin: Melbourne

Health is all the rage right now. The year 2014 was the year of hardcore workouts, everything from CrossFit to Insanity; of a new surge in supermarket products aimed at reducing your waistline; of chia seeds, flax seed, hemp seed and other protein-packed food that look a little like bird food. Our…


Farol Hotel in Cascais

Farol Hotel: Design and Style in Cascais

Being an ocean girl I was forever drawn to the folklore of Cascais, a place only a short ride away from Lisbon where surfers danced on the chilled blue swells, where foam cascaded over rock and where the arc of the horizon shimmered in the morning light to make way for the rising sun. Dragging my…


Palacete Chafariz D’El Rei Lisbon

Palacete Chafariz D’El Rei in Lisbon

We had been wandering aimlessly through the pastel painted streets of Lisbon for days, hands skimming cool cut tiles, cramming delicate pasteis de nata’s in our mouths every moment we got, and climbing the steep hills past the trundling trams in the ancient Alfama neighborhood. Stumbling upon the…


Hilton Sofia Luxury Hotel Bulgaria

Hilton Sofia: Shelter from the Storm

On a rainy eve in Sofia when the sheets slice through the streets and Mount Vitosha rises out of the mist you can click your heels three times, declare there is no place like home and find yourself in the cloud like comfort of the Hilton Sofia luxury hotel. From the outside the monolith building…


Hotel Barcelona Catedral Spain

Hotel Barcelona Catedral: Modern Luxury

Hotel Barcelona Catedral is situated right in the heart of the Gothic Quarter, a stone’s throw away from Plaza Catalunya and Ramblas. Befitting its quirky surroundings, it offers modern luxury with a twist. A rooftop swimming pool, parking, well-equipped gym, free Wi-Fi and outdoor terrace are just…


Top Hotels in Istanbul Sultanahmet

Top Hotels in Istanbul: Luxury Retreats

Istanbul, a tale of two star-crossed lovers, where the marriage of west and the east are held apart by the ebb and flow of the Bosporus. Yet the city remains an enigmatic mystery, a world of bright spice, crushing markets, melodious bells announcing the call to prayer and an eclectic vibrancy that…


Singer Island Hotels Palm Beach Marriott Resort and Spa

Singer Island Hotels: Palm Beach Marriott

The waves gently lapped the shoreline. A swimmer drifted slowly by, fins flapping, snorkel poking out from the water. The morning sun bathed the scene in a soft light as life began to stir along the coast. I sat sipping my coffee, gazing out the window, absorbing the moment. “Why would you want to…


No 5 Boutique Art Hotel in Port Elizabeth

No 5 Boutique Art Hotel Port Elizabeth

The No 5 Boutique Art Hotel Port Elizabeth is a luxury five-star establishment just right for the discerning traveller. Port Elizabeth is traditionally regarded as the end of South Africa’s Garden Route. And so it was here that I ended my luxury travels through this magical region. Although Port…


Stunning Luxury Beach Resorts in Oman

Where the desert meets the sea, Oman is a blissful retreat of glowing gold dunes, secluded slips of sand and the azure waters that melt into the clear blue sky. Unlike its gaudy neighbor of Dubai, Oman enjoys a softer side of living, one with flickering lanterns on the beach at dusk, the soundtrack…


Top 3 Luxury Hotels in Tokyo

Luxury Hotels In Tokyo: 3 Great Options

When I touched down at Narita International Airport, I was anxious to experience some of the best Luxury Hotels in Tokyo. I was pretty much the first one to reach the baggage carousel. Hours spent on the plane psyching myself out for my adventure travel had me watching too many bad movies and…


London Hideaway at the Crowne Plaza – The City

At the weekend, the Crowne Plaza – The City could be London’s best-kept secret. Predominately a business hotel, this luxury accommodation enjoys a bustling atmosphere on weekdays as suits hold causal meetings in the hotel’s popular champagne and cigar bar. On Saturdays however, with many of the…


Film & Fizz at One Aldwych, London

Located right in the heart of Covent Garden, One Aldwych is more than a pretty face. Design and comfort play the starring role here, which is clear from the moment you step into the spacious lobby decorated with fresh orchids. But the 5-star hotel is a contemporary player with offers to suit the…


Spice Island and the Sweetest Hotels in Zanzibar

With humid spice filled nights and days spent trekking through cracked vanilla pod plantations and stretching out on the sugar spun sands, Zanzibar manages to capture the wildness of Africa with the luxuries of the East. Endless hours are lost sipping cold beers and watching the sun melt on the…


Hidden Small Hotels in Israel

From the chic and trendy streets of Tel Aviv to the biblical romance of old Jerusalem, the flooding dusty colors of the Negev Desert and the shimmering salt waters of the Dead Sea, Israel is brimming with wonder and fabled delights. Israeli hospitality will welcome you with honesty and a warm smile…


Plush Inland Luxury in Portugal

Travelers always flock to the grace of the Algarve with its glittering cool coastal waters, its golden carved cliffs and its exquisite white washed villas doused in the scent of sea salt and oranges. Yet with the coast comes the crowds and for those looking to slip away off the track then heading…


Fairy Tales and Chimneys in Cappadocia

Fairy Tales and Chimneys in Cappadocia

Picture yourself in a world of towering chimneys, carved lunar landscapes and psychedelic colors, this is Cappadocia - a place where daydreams spin out of control and paint a surrealistic picture under the hazy blue of the Turkish sky. Every year thousands flock to the dusty Anatolian plains to see…


Malta Hidden Gem Hotels

Hidden Gem Hotels in Malta

This tiny cluster strewn in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea tends to get overlooked in favor of the white and blue hues of Greece or the sun dappled shores of Sicily. Yet Malta boasts so much generosity in her own right with her golden carved cliffs, her striking blue sea and her blend of…


Fiji Luxury Honeymoon Resorts

Luxury Honeymoon Resorts in Fiji

From fire walking to south sea pearls, there is something alluring about the island of Fiji that has been tempting intrepid honeymooners away from the streets of Paris and the beaches of the Caribbean. Fiji is a world soaked in wonder, where zesty bright limes combine with the sweet scent of…