Ingredients: â€¢ 2 teaspoons Cumin, seeds â€¢ 1 teaspoon Coriander, seeds â€¢ 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns â€¢ 1 tablespoon Salt â€¢ 1 teaspoon Thyme â€¢ 4 6 ounce Mahi Mahi Filets â€¢ 2 tablespoons Olive Oil â€¢ 1 cup Diced Sweet Onion â€¢ 1 tablespoon Minced Garlic â€¢ 1 cup Fresh Orange Juice â€¢ […]
The Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, the first Renaissance property in downtown Boston, opens this week. The $165 million hotel project is the next chapter in the fast-paced development story of the South Boston Waterfront’s Seaport District. It has 471 guestrooms, including 21 suites, and features over 21,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, […]
Experience the Serengeti from a totally new perspective at Grumeti River Camp. Exhilarating hot air ballooning safaris have recently been launched, offering a life-changing opportunity to experience the sheer enormity of the Serengeti and its magnificent wildlife from 1,000 feet above.
Why sweat the currency markets for your spring getaway when you can rest assured – and in inevitable comfort – at Cotswold House in Chipping Campden? For real savings amid the dollar’s ongoing swoon, think out-of-the-box and into the countryside. The stylish Cotswold House in Chipping Campden, England, recently announced its latest round of ‘Fixed-Dollar […]
After just a few months in business, Senzone Restaurant at Madrid’s brand-new Hospes Madrid luxury hotel, made a major name for itself on the gastronomic scene of Spain’s capital by picking up the Restaurant Revelation of the Year 2007 award at the fifth MetrÃ³poli Awards gala ceremony held last week. This was not the only […]
The grand old lady of CC Africa is looking beautiful – R20 million has been invested into a dramatic rebuild and refurbishment of Phinda Mountain Lodge in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal which will boast 25 gorgeous new suites (18 of which are already open to guests), as well as magically transformed guest areas.
Belfast’s 5-star Culloden Estate and Spa opens a wing of 26 bedrooms this month, bringing the property’s total to 105 rooms. Half the bedrooms overlook the formal gardens, and the remainder face the Belfast Lough. The style is sympathetic to the original Culloden House.
Have you ever stayed somewhere, experienced something (however big or small), and thought to yourself “I must have one!”? Whether it be a mattress or some bedding, a bathrobe or some soap, or something else, we want to hear your recommendations! Recently I purchased a room fragrance from Linari, which I first became aware […]
If you are looking for something different from your next luxury vacation, then spare a thought for the world’s only interactive elephant experience. The Elephant Safari Park Lodge in Bali opens on 1st March 2008, and gives its guests the opportunity to live among 27 endangered, indigenous Sumatran elephants and, by doing so, to […]
I read recently about a curious attempt to break the world record for the largest ever Champagne fountain. It was being held at a shopping centre near Antwerp. Whilst there seems to be a lot of blog posts about the attempt, I can’t seem to find anything that tells us whether they were successful. […]
Starwood Hotels & Resorts will open its first W Hotel in Washington, D.C. in 2009. W Washington D.C. will open in what was the historic Hotel Washington, an Italian Renaissance revival building occupying the corner of the city’s world-famous Pennsylvania Avenue and 15th Street. Owned by Istithmar Hotels Washington, LLC, W Washington D.C. will be […]
The Mayfair Hotel in London, a recently refurbished Radisson Edwardian hotel has a package aimed at women wanting to pop the question to their loved ones. Of course, this is traditionally done on the 29th February and so they are offering a Leap Year Proposal Package, assisted by a ‘Proposal Butler’ who will help […]
World-renowned chef Alain Ducasse has opened a French restaurant in the Big Apple, with a focus on wine. Adour at The St. Regis, New York is named after the river in southwest France where Ducasse was born, and where he had his first culinary inspirations. Traditional French cooking will be accompanied by an interactive goatskin […]
Look out for the Water Cube at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. This national aquatics centre was official unveiled last month and will host diving and swimming events between 8th and 24th August 2008. The complex cost over 1 billion yuan (that’s a little shy of $150 million), covers 65,000 square metres and will […]
A recent academic study by Antonio Rangel of the California Institute of Technology (published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) suggests that we can have a tendancy to turn our noses up at cheaper items even if they are essentially the same. Interestingly, the implication of this is that if people […]