Sexy and sophisticated with hidden details that both surprise and delight. This luxury hotel, situated next door to Jing’An Park and Temple as well as a myriad of shops and restaurants, is quite aptly branded as an urban resort. The Puli Hotel & Spa in Shanghai discreet entrance is set back from the main street which sets the stage for the resort experience I was about to encounter. Continue reading “Puli Hotel & Spa Luxury Hotel Review”
- no street names – how on earth is one supposed to find places?
- English is not widely spoken – there goes asking random locals for recommendations
- almost everything is in Japanese – come on, really?
Here I am at the Park Hyatt deciding between Teppanyaki in Shinjuku or Shabu Shabu in Roppongi and I’m tired and hungry after touring all morning in Tokyo without stopping for lunch and now it’s 4 PM which is making a simple decision really complex. Continue reading “Bar Zoetrope – A Suntory kind of night”
There are days when everything goes wrong and then there are days like today, when even if the sky fell I would be fine! I’d done my research, chose my tour provider, and was now ready to savor the moment(s). Continue reading “Day Tour in Provence”
You can’t get more Parisian than Le Bristol Paris. While i’d seen a marketing presentation of this property, I was completely blown away by its old world charm and elegance. Located in the 8th arrondissement on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Le Bristol Paris embodies the true sense of luxury and is one of the first hotel in France to earn the distinction of “Palace hotel”. Continue reading “Le Bristol Hotel Review”
Paris, like any other big city, may seem quite expensive, but in actuality it caters to all budgets. I chose the luxury side for this trip for research purposes. Gotta experience it to sell it right? Full disclosure, my trip wasn’t high end all the way; I didn’t get a private transfer nor used a driver in and around Paris. But, I didn’t want it that way, one of my favorite thing to do in Paris is wander around aimlessly and make new discoveries, and I cannot get that being chauffeured around now can I?
What do you do? Where do you work? I always see you traveling, are you a travel agent? These are the questions I fielded from family, friends and Facebook friends (and we all know these are in a different friend bucket). You see, the answer to this question was three-fold: Continue reading “Travel Agency?”