Category: Travel

The Most Romantic Small Towns in Europe

The Most Romantic Small Towns in Europe according to Conde Nast Traveler SaveSave

Heading To Barcelona? Here’s What You Need To See

THE BEST OF BARCELONA Text and photos by Rose Hartman      With its beguiling mix of ancient and modern architecture, atmospheric markets and café, sun-dappled Mediterranean beaches, Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is a must for anyone visiting Spain.      All you need do is put on a good pair of walking shoes…

Monaco’s Song Qi Restaurant – Curating Food as Art

Much have been written about Alan Yau’s restaurant (Michelin-starred chef of Hakkasan fame) Song Qi since it opened its door in Monaco back in 2014. Yes, it is true that the establishment was named one of the best 17th restaurant in the world by Casa Vogue Brasil. Yes, it’s also true that the scrumptious Chinese gourmet food found…

Hong Kong’s Most Stylish Hotel Gets An Upgrade

Unlike the overly photoshopped interiors splashed across those shelter magazines (which we all love, right?), the images of The Landmark Oriental Hong Kong actually live up to the hype. The luxury hotel, known for its sophisticated, comfortable and spacious living areas, recently unveiled the first of two new suites designed by Hong Kong famed architect, Joyce Wang. Ms. Wang’s…

Saying goodbye (well almost) to summer at Castello Banfi. A magnificent rustic castle where time stands still so that you can relax, swim in the pool or attend some of the best cooking classes that Tuscani has to offer. Il Borgo did indeed pamper the body and soul with its luxurious rooms and manicured gardens and…

Postcard from Medellin: City of Eternal Spring

Medellin: City of Eternal Spring A post-cartel Medellin is a wonderful place to visit. Once known as the center of the world’s cocaine trade, Colombia’s second city has become clean and progressive, highlighted by its modern, efficient metro system praised around the world. A cable car whisks travelers high up into the Andes mountains for…

From Osaka with Love

The beauty and marvels of Japan, captured by photographer Takashi Yasui from Osaka via The Daily Mail. Text and Images credited to Daily Mail UK.

Castelfalfi: Italy’s Best Kept Secret

I’ve long been interested in the restoration and preservation of the Castello di Castelfalfi. This charming Italian chateau forms part of a long series of operations to which the village of the same name has been subjected over the centuries, without ever undermining the fascination of this estate sitting between the provinces of Pisa and Florence.…

Spring Break in St Tropez

Hidden away among rows of sweeping vines is Villa Bastide de Belieu, a beautiful 420m² stone bastide set upon fine manicured gardens. Following a property wide renovation as recently as 2013, to what was once an eighteenth century manor house is now a luxury modern villa for rent near St Tropez, in the prestigious Gassin location. However,…

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