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…


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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…


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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…


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Shanghai Street Food: Corner Cuisine

Shanghai street food is a different angle of a city glittering in mass of glass and silver. Buildings spiral to scrape the sky, neon lights glaze the sidewalk and speeding bullet trains glide past soundlessly at the speed of light. The Oriental Paris may have a propelled into the future feel but…


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Afternoon Tea In London: British Experience

The Big Smoke with its iconic clanging clock tower, its Gothic spires of parliament, its double-decker buses and its white candy palace, Afternoon Tea in London is a major draw for those dashing across Europe and wanting to stop by a small glimpse of authentic English culture, or at least it should…


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Grootbos: Private Nature Reserve Paradise

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve can be found in Gansbaai just outside the seaside town of Hermanus in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Its location between the mountains and the sea allows guests to appreciate an African landscape as well as diverse marine life. Hermanus is well-known as…


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Travel Through Europe: Where to Go

With so many countries to choose from, it can be hard to know what to do when planning to travel through Europe . From the ancient ruins in Italy and Greece to the gourmet delights of France, luxury travel here is an absolute delight. Lets begin. Plan your journey well to take in as many countries…


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North America Travel: What to Do

A North America travel with the vast expanse of land stretching out in front, you may seem a little overwhelming at first. However, start by making a list of the key sights, cities and attractions that appeal to you and you will soon have your luxury travel in North America mapped out. No doubt…


5 Things to Do in Melbourne

Things to Do In Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne is known as Australia’s culture capital, and with good reason. From trundling along in the historic trams to standing 300 meters above the city, this stylish metropolis is full of diverse experiences. I head down under to try out five of the best things to do in Melbourne, Australia.…


Bastille Day NYC: Celebrate with Maille Boutique

New Yorkers celebrated Bastille Day early this weekend with complimentary French cooking lessons and tastings at the Maille Boutique in Manhattan, home to the premium French mustard brand products. Cécile Delarue, author of The Everything Easy French Cookbook, and Maille Mustard Sommelier Pierette…


French Riviera Food Must Try Dishes

French Riviera Food: Delicious Dishes to Try

Superyacht sojourns don’t get any better than the glitz and glamor of the French Riviera. Long has the shimmering stretch of coastline been a firm favorite with discerning travelers seeking to soak up the sultry sun of Cannes, shop for high-class French fashion on the wide boulevards of Nice and…


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Sardinia: Emerald Waters and Wild Horses

At first glance the Italian island of Sardinia is sure to light a fire in your soul, a place where white powder carpets the coves, where winding coastal roads take you to dizzying heights above the blue and where flocks of sheep flutter like clouds on the rich pastures and rolling hillsides.…


Things to do in Tunisia

Things to Do in Tunisia: Part I

Africa’s northernmost country, Tunisia has been a favorite holiday destination for decades. Whether you are looking for a straightforward fly, flop and fry beach break – the coast boasts many amazing resorts – or a trek through thousands of years of history with towns packed full of souks and…


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Dine at Home: With Eat With in Tel Aviv

Sitting in a small courtyard on my first night in Tel Aviv, I found a Kumquat on my seat; the others at the dinner table couldn’t understand my exclamation of surprise as they pointed to the branches hanging low above my head. They were used to the sultry nights, the candlelight’s flickering, the…


Juicing Cleanse While Traveling

Juicing Cleanse While Traveling the World

Deep in the watercolor mountains of Japan, trekking through the verdant Amazonian jungles, cross-legged beneath a swaying palm in Goa – wherever your epic adventures across the globe take you, sometimes a little detox is the perfect flush for the body, the mind, and the soul. Juicing doesn’t have…


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Great food in Madrid: 4 dishes to try

A new wave of innovative cuisine has swept through Spain in recent years. It has raised the country’s culinary game. La Nueva Cocina, the new kitchen, instilled in the industry a new confidence to experiment with flavors and techniques and inspired some world-class chefs, including Ferran Adrià of…


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Inniskillin Ice Wine: Best in Canada

The wine cellar at Inniskillin in Niagara, Canada, is cold. Just 15°c to be exact, the perfect temperature for storing ice wine. Despite wishing I’d brought a jacket, the cold is far from my mind as I’m about to try three of Canada’s best ice wines: the 2012 Inniskillin Oak Aged Vidal, the 2012…


Smoked Beer and Roses in Bamberg

Smoked Beer in Bamberg, Bavaria

Deep in the heart of beautiful Bavaria you can find the tiny town of Bamberg, a place where children swing from ropes into the fast flowing river, where cobbled streets curve around antique store windows and where microbreweries pop up on every corner. Bamberg is the very essence of Bavaria and…


Best of Barbados 10 Best Sights

Best of Barbados: Top 10 Sights

Beyond those dazzling hotels and the sandy paradise beaches, Barbados is an easy island to navigate, so there are lots of places to go and explore. But when you want to catch a glimpse of the best of Barbados, here are some of the top places you mustn't miss to visit on this sun-soaked isle. Best…


New Zealand Wine and Dine Escapes for a Gourmet

New Zealand Wine and Dine Escapes

The famous outdoor playground of New Zealand boasts an enticing blend of glacial topped mountains, salt sea breezes, tumbling meadows, farmyard pastures and pristine vineyards. It is as though the great makers of this earth handpicked New Zealand to be the pantry of the world with its elegant…