La Residencia, A Belmond Hotel

Come for inspiration, and stay for relaxation in Deià’s intimate mountainside enclave Constructed of local stone and hidden among the foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana – just a short distance from the Mediterranean – La Residencia is one of the island’s crown jewels. You’ll feel like family when you … Read More

The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern • Los Olivos

A stunning escape just north of Santa Barbara, at the heart of historical Los Olivos From its earliest incarnation, in 1886 as a popular stagecoach stop to its years as a surreptitious hangout through Prohibition, The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern has long held a fabled place in Central Coast lore. … Read More

Destination: Cotswolds & West Country England

Designated an Area of    Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966 The Cotswolds are a range of rolling hills spread over parts of south-west and south central England. The predominantly rural landscape containing stone-built villages, historical towns, and stately homes and gardens, is known worldwide. Many consider the Cotswolds as representative of … Read More

Destination: Florence

The Best Hotels and Things to see in Florence The Cradle of the Renaissance is one of the world’s best destinations for art and architecture. FOUR SEASONS HOTEL FIRENZE central Florence Size: 116 rooms and suites Style: Classic Florence With at least two amenities that are very rare in Florence … Read More

Destination: Austria

Alpine Elegance, Cultural Riches From majestic mountain peaks to idyllic villages and vibrant cities brimming with art and culture, this is a destination that offers endless exploration opportunities. Whether you’re an avid hiker or simply love to soak in the countryside, Austria is the ultimate escape. Discover the breathtaking beauty … Read More

Raffles London at The OWO

Fully open, the new Grand Dame of London is ready for service. This architectural landmark will open for the first time to the public with the UK’s first Raffles Hotel, 85 unique private residences, nine exciting restaurants, three iconic bars, Guerlain’s first London Spa and active wellness by Pillar Wellbeing. … Read More

New Hotel Openings and Renovations for 2027

A list of my most anticipated New Hotel Openings or Renovations for 2027. Most, but not all, are Resorts, many are Luxury or Boutique properties. Hopefully they will be bringing something new and unique to the world of hospitality. RAFFLES TROJENA / NEOM Announced to open 2027 Raffles Hotels & … Read More

Destination: Amsterdam

Canals, museums, and bicycles:    This cool capital city is as playful       as it is beautiful. Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands’ with a population of more than 850,000. Amsterdam is known for the canals that cross the city, its impressive architecture and more than 1,500 bridges. Best time to … Read More

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