Having spent several hours in and out of The Peninsula the last two visits and getting to know Chef Sydney, Rodolphe Protat-koffler and Monsieur Sylvian at L’Oiseau Blanc I knew coming back to Paris would not be complete if accommodations were not at The Peninsula. The sheer hospitality and generosity from the staff throughout the
Category: R & R / Lodging
As we await the cold of winter, I thought it was time to reflect on the amazing weather we experienced cruising the Mediterranean this past spring. There’s nothing like cruising the bay of Capri, enjoying Fraglioni, touring the Amalfi coast and enjoying a wonderful lunch all while being captivated by the beauty of the Mediterranean.
Ahhhh, the moment we’ve been waiting for finally arrived as we encountered that wonderful sign letting you know you are leaving Capri and entering Anacapri – – next stop, Caesar Augustus. The return to one of our favorite hotels, our home away from home, was just as majestic as we left it.
After a very relaxing and non-eventful flight from Washington DC, thank goodness for business class, we finally checked-in at Shangri-La and prepared for our return to L’Abeille. Having been in this elegant and sophisticated hotel during my last visit to see Chef Moret at L’Abeille, I made it a point to stay and receive the
An exquisitely planned four nights of sheer bliss turned to five after my flight was cancelled and I was able to extend my stay as this was my initial encounter at Baccarat. My experience at Baccarat was by far one of the most elegant, refined and priceless encounters I’ve had with luxury lodging. There is
The Ultimate Luxury Experience. Yes, I’ve found my oasis in New York and I’m anticipating the return as this is where I shall seek refuge and solace, as uncompromising elegance, style and impeccable taste are the hallmarks of this gem. I so wish I could take all the credit for this discovery, unfortunately I cannot. A
Way up high……… With its reopening in October of 2014 after a five-year hiatus, this spectacular room with magnificent views is by far one of the most gratifying and must-do rooms when in New York. Located on 65th floor of Rockefeller Center this iconic and historic spot is synonymous with all things opulent. When I
Last week would have been the week of my “Wine and Waves Getaway“ unfortunately, a change in plans occurred after schedules and timing didn’t align to facilitate enough connoisseurs for the group tour, but not to worry, I turned to “The City of Lights” and its amazing cuisine for what I shall call my second
I recently spent a few days in the “Windy City” and fell in love with The Waldorf Astoria. Tucked away off East Walton in the Gold Coast district, this quiet and most elegant slice of luxury is the ideal spot if one craves the spirit of Paris in and around Place Vendôme. The