Wanna see how much I can do in two days in Bordeaux? Well, when time is short and you have excellent hosts and like minded peers, you get your fancy, okay, comfortable walking shoes, your shades and scarf and you hit the road. Continue reading “Two days, one night in Bordeaux”
FAM (Familiarization (hosted) trips) are meant to wow and truly showcase the best that the host has to offer and this trip certainly wowed me! 10 days in the south of France may be too short for some, but with a great, well thought out itinerary, it can be quite fun and intoxicating…pun intended. Continue reading “Southern France in 10 Days”
What do you do when Aeromexico advertises amazing flight deals from USA to Mexico? You buy four plane tickets for less than what it would cost to buy two tickets from your favorite legacy airline and whip your family away to the impressive, all-inclusive luxury resort – the Hyatt Ziva!
Swanky. Kinda like a 1930’s Chicago speakeasy meets Brooklyn 2003. But don’t let the ambiance fool you, this bar serves up a wide variety I’m here not for the cocktails, but for the whisky, specifically the whisky tasting set. Continue reading “Brillant Whisky Bar Tokyo”
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”
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?