Category: USA

Fabulous holidays and short breaks auctioned for a good cause

Fabulous holidays and short breaks auctioned for a good cause

England rugby player Tom Palmer has contacted me to say he is running an online auction, which includes a number of luxury holiday lots, to raise funds to help finance his close friend’s brain tumour treatment. The star lots are week-long holidays in 3 bedroom, pool villas at the 5 star resorts of Karma Kandara […]

Boutique luxury in Providence, Rhode Island

Boutique luxury in Providence, Rhode Island

As the only boutique luxury hotel in Providence, Hotel Providence offers a unique experience that you won’t find in the chains around the city. Placed in the heart of downtown Providence, you’ll be able to broaden your artistic horizons inside and outside the hotel. Its proximity to PPAC allows you to partake in Broadway plays […]

Luxury in Las Vegas - a stay at the Aria Resort & Casino

Luxury in Las Vegas – a stay at the Aria Resort & Casino

The Las Vegas strip, the home of glitz and glamour where by all accounts there should be none. A testament to the ostentatious pioneers and entrepreneur who have made Las Vegas from desert to become one of the most bright and bold holiday destinations around. Because of the reputation there is a chance you already […]

5 luxury touring vehicles to meet every taste

5 luxury touring vehicles to meet every taste

Cool spring breezes and gorgeous roadside wildflowers make it extremely difficult for me to sit in bland airports and board stuffy airports at this time of year. What I really want to do is head west – from Austin to see burgeoning blue bonnets, from Denver to see the mountains awaken from winter, or as far west as […]

From Glaciers to Gold Rush: Alaska adventures

From Glaciers to Gold Rush: Alaska adventures

Alaska travel is like visiting New York City – you can’t see it all in one trip! From the Gold Rush to glaciers, there’s lots to see and do on an Alaska cruise.

Top 10 holiday cocktails and their origins

Top 10 holiday cocktails and their origins

We all love a good cocktail whilst on holiday, the two go hand in hand like Bonnie and Clyde or roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. I’ve put together this little fun list of the best ones out there, where they hail from and how they are made: Singapore Sling, Singapore This fabulous cocktail was famously […]

Backwoods luxury - New England glamping

Backwoods luxury – New England glamping

Deep in the woods in the northeastern corners of the U.S., you may wonder what types of accommodations you would find, luxury or otherwise. With nonexistent cell service, few roads, and an almost zero human population, it’s hard to imagine you’d find anything besides trees…lots and lots of trees. But hidden within these miles upon […]

Incredible dolphin ‘stampede’ off California

Many of you reading will have no doubt been on a dolphin- or whale-watching cruise and perhaps have been lucky enough to see a pod of dolphins.  Typically a pod will consist of around 12 dolphins but, if you want to increase your chances of seeing something even more spectacular, you might like to head […]

Top 10 city break hotels

Top 10 city break hotels

The Dorchester, London A visit to The Dorchester on Park Lane will pay homage to a truly classic British hotel whose reputation has been built over 80 illustrious years. The 3 Michelin starred Alain Ducasse Restaurant is a highlight, as is the magnificent and thoroughly English afternoon tea which can be taken daily in The […]

5 ways to après ski in Park City, Utah

5 ways to après ski in Park City, Utah

Arguably as enjoyable as time on the slopes, après ski is an essential part of a luxury mountain getaway. Park City, Utah features après options of every nature, from sophisticated lounges to lively social hot spots. Here are five unique ways to unwind after a day on the slopes in Park City: High West Distillery The ski-in […]

The top 25 luxury hotels in the world

The top 25 luxury hotels in the world

Tripadvisor has once again published its Travellers’ Choice awards – this time for 2012.   The top 25 hotels in the worldwide luxury category are as follows: 1. Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo – Chiyoda, Japan 2. Hotel Imperial Vienna – Vienna, Austria 3. Hotel Palacio de la Magdalena – Soto del Barco, Spain 4. La Casa […]

Yves Saint Laurent Exhibition in Denver

Yves Saint Laurent Exhibition in Denver

The Denver Art Museum is the only venue in the United States for the internationally acclaimed exhibition Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective. It will be on show at the museum from 25th March to 8th July 2012.  This retrospective of the designer’s 40 years of creativity features a stunning selection of 200 haute couture outfits […]

Recipe of the week: Amish chicken and jalapeno dumplings for two

Ingredients: (serves 4-6 people) • 2 boneless, skinless Amish chicken breasts, dice into medium size chunks • 4 medium sized red pearl onions, quartered • 5 baby portabellas mushrooms, quartered • 2 cups of chicken stock • 1 clove of garlic, sliced into slivers • ½ cup of flour (to dust chicken) Dumplings • 1 cup flour • 1 egg • 1/8 […]

The Cinnamon Club goes to Manhattan

The Cinnamon Club goes to Manhattan

Vivek Singh, executive chef and CEO of The Cinnamon Club in London, is bringing his culinary prowess to New York’s Upper East Side in February with a pop-up restaurant at Desmond’s NYC. Owned by David Hart, formerly of Soho House and Claridge’s, the Manhattan must-eat has become a firm favourite with society types since its […]

The 3 most luxurious cruise routes for the super rich

The 3 most luxurious cruise routes for the super rich

We’re all aware that cruising is one way to have a sensational vacation. But there is cruising… and then there is luxury cruising. If you didn’t think six-star quality existed you’d be wrong, because the luxury that can be found on some of the highest end cruise ships have it ready and waiting for anyone […]

Suite of the week: Room 601, The Iron Horse Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Suite of the week: Room 601, The Iron Horse Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Suite name: Room 601, Corner Alcove Hotel: The Iron Horse Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Size of accommodation: 630 sq ft Cost per night: $189 to $389 Who’s stayed there? Usher, Dave Matthews, Carrie Underwood, Etta James and Tommy Lee. What makes it special? Room 601 has all the style and furnishings of a cool downtown condo […]

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