Below the sea, in the air, or on a bed, restaurants are going to extremes to attract attention. † Read more courtesy of Travel+Leisure.
The Radisson Resort Fiji Denarau Island has another star to its name. † Not content to be a just another five star resort, it’s scooped up a green star †endorsement from AAA Tourism. This new accolade is to recognise the resort’s environmentally responsible business practices.
The Mandarin Oriental, Boston †was formally †opened in a celebratory ribbon-cutting and feng shui ceremony that took place last week. †Perfectly positioned †in the prestigious Back Bay, the new hotel combines New England elegance with Oriental touches to create †an unique †hospitality experience. †It has †136 guestrooms and 12 suites, offering some of the most […]
Last month Barack Obama stayed at the Belleview Biltmore Golf & Spa Resort †in Florida. But apparently, rather than staying in the Presidential Suite on the fourth floor, he instead opted for the much smaller †Governor’s Suite on the first floor. † Why would this be? † Some appear to be saying it’s for reasons […]
The old farmhouse of Elia Ano Vouves in Kolymbari, Crete was renovated by George Digridakis, a plastic surgeon by trade. The property has 9 comfortable rooms and the resort has been equipped with a sauna, hammam, Jacuzzi and glass-walled therapy room. Here you can indulge in a wide range of treatments – everything from an […]
The perfect location to experience a new London… the London Marriott West India Quay.
A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Beyond your expectations: Mexico Exquisite sojourns along the Adriatic from TerraNautika Personal shopping service from †Luxury Edinburgh Feel the difference at Vila Bicuda
Is the name Teotihuac√°n familiar to you? † If not, take note, for the pyramids and palaces of this place are thought to be the most significant not only in Mexico but possibly in the world. † This is a city that reached its peak during the period 250-700 AD and it was home to […]
As anyone who’s been to Paris’ La Louvre will testify, you could easily spend a whole day there. † So why not call on the services of a guide to help you through the maze? † Paris Muse offers such a service, with tours led by native English-speaking art historians. † You can choose from […]
In a return to his modelling days of more than 50 years ago, former 007 agent and †screen legend Sean Connery has teamed up with Louis Vuitton for an ad campaign. † Simply dressed and sitting on a wooden jetty near his home in the Bahamas, Connery – who has now turned 78 – relaxes […]
Take a break from Siam Paragon’s boutiques in Bangkok †at the elegant L’Espace de L’Oriental on M Level. Try the exquisite pastries or the sour broth with Stilton wontons. A few floors above, Thai Exotique (Level 4) makes a perfect one-stop shop for last minute gifts: it is an Aladdin’s cave of bamboo bowls of […]
East travels West at Shoko Madrid, a lounge club in the fashionable La Latina region of Madrid. The party starts at midnight, Thursday to Saturday, when the in-crowd dances the night away to House tunes. Watch out also for the Med-Japanese fusion restaurant.
Ground was broken in Puerto Rico yesterday to mark the beginning of Regent Hotels & Resorts‘ newest luxury development, The Regent Palmas Del Mar Puerto Rico. Scheduled to open in December 2011, the resort will consist of 96 guest rooms and 52 suites, offering beachfront accommodation and interiors by award-winning designer Trisha Wilson, whose work […]
The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, located midway between Los Angeles and San Diego, †has been in the news this week because AIG allegedly totted up a bill of almost half a million dollars there, just days after receiving an $85 billion bailout at the expense of US taxpayers. † Understandably, the news isn’t being […]
Clifton and Simon N Cellars welcome you to a unique wine dinner on 23rd October 2008, featuring the classic wines of Burgundy, with offerings from prestigious Domaine Chevrot. † These wines will be paired with an hors d’oeuvres followed by a four-course menu, featuring the Clifton culinary team’s twist on classic French dishes. † † […]
Bedford Springs Resort has gathered outstanding culinary talent for a weekend long epic epicurean adventure. Celebrate the area’s rich culinary heritage at A Taste of the Chesapeake, a gala gourmet dinner prepared by their guest chefs, featuring regionally inspired dishes using local ingredients. Then learn techniques from these James Beard-recognised masters while sampling exquisite flavours […]