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Mexico's Colonial Cities Will Charm You In A Heartbeat

The idea of luxury holidays in Mexico conjures images of white sandy beaches, sparkling blue waters, and sweet margaritas, but Mexico offers much more to those who seek a cultural adventure. One way to experience an authentic side of Mexico is to leave the beach behind and head deep into its…


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…


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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…


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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…


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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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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Visit Costa Rica: Rare Experiences

If you visit Costa Rica, you will capture the very essence of paradise. With her deep virginal rainforests where kaleidoscope birds dance on the branch, her pacific and Caribbean jeweled blue waters, her rumbling volcanoes and her majestic fields of fragrant cocoa beans are. Being hailed as one of…


Juni Restaurant in NYC

Celebrating Seasons at Juni Restaurant in New York

As the seasons change, so do the menus at Juni restaurant– a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York City from Executive Chef Shaun Hergatt. Located in the Hotel Chandler in Midtown East, Juni offers three dinner menus – herbivore, omnivore and chef’s tasting – which all celebrate and evolve with…


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…


Itz’ana Resort

Itz’ana Resort and Residences in Beautiful Belize

With only a smattering of boutique cottages set against the extraordinary backdrop of Placencia, a sleepy South American fishing village, Itz’ana seems to be the perfect world for shaking modern stresses. This is a place for plunging into crystal clear waters, swapping the sound of traffic for…


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Visit Sedona: Steeped in Spiritual Bliss

To visit Sedona will be an experience you wont forget. It seems to cast a spell from the moment you set eyes on her; mystical, made up in the finest colors and steeped in spiritual bliss, it’s no wonder new age travelers trek across the globe to step foot on her hallowed ground. Arizona is a…


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Visit Georgetown: Washington DC

If you’re taking a luxury escape to the great power city of Washington DC, consider you visit Georgetown. This pocket of leafy cobbled streets, chocolate-box houses and high-end shopping and dining offers two sides to your city break. It’s the perfect base to enjoy the city’s famous Smithsonian…


Mexican Festival Dia De Los Muertos

Mexican Festival: Dia De Los Muertos

Sugar crush skulls, dancing in the streets and otherworldly celebrations marks the calendar for the most famous Mexican festival  - Dia de los Muertos. Image Courtesy: commons.wikimedia.org/Tomascastelazo Raising a glass of tequila to those who have passed over may seem a tad morbid, but in…


Pyramid of the Moon in Teotihuacan

Pyramid of the Moon: Teotihuacan

Flying over Mexico City, on your way to see the pyramid of the moon, you are certainly awe struck by how far the low lying buildings spread and once you touch down the chaos enters your soul. After spending days in the city feeling as though you are going to fall over from the altitude, sipping…


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Haleakala Hawaii: House of the sun

Maui seems to capture the very essence of pure Hawaii with its verdant volcanoes, its Azul blues and its frothy pink hibiscus flowers blooming through every nook and cranny. Myth and legend seep through the lush fertile soil, soft music drifts through the balmy air and waterfalls dive into soft…


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Cenote Sagrado: Rare and Amazing Experience

Nothing will prepare you for the natural wonder of the Cenote Sagrado in the deep paradise of the Yucatan peninsula. Those who adore a taste of wild swimming will leave their heart at the bottom of the deep sacred well, a place where the water shimmers unbelievably bright and the hanging vines…


Ka’ana Belize: An Adventure in Luxury

Sometimes you want to get away from it all and wander through the beauty of nature. Sometimes you want to relax in luxury, all your needs met without you lifting a finger. You can get the best of both worlds at the lovely Ka’ana Boutique Resort in Western Belize. Our Villa Experience is designed to…