Fairmont Hotel Macdonald canine ambassador Smudge

Dog days at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

"Whoaa there, Smudge!" I say, as the big yellow lab suddenly takes off down Edmonton's riverbank path with me in tow. Thankfully she didn't go far because Smudge, a celebrity employee at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, is strong. Stronger than she looks. In fact, when she was lolling around at the foot of a red velvet divan in the … read more

Cuba beaches Cayo Ensenachos

Cuba beaches: Cayo Ensenachos

I never know what to say to my butler on holiday. "Come in and unpack my sundresses?" "Bring me tea and papaya at 6 a.m.?" "Don't disturb me. I want to be alone … read more


One Day In

Monaco, where orange, lime green and vintage cars go together.

One day in Monaco

Looking to spend one day in Monaco? If you're planning a trip to this Riviera watering hole for the rich and famous, … read more

Nice view of Menton South of France

One day in Menton

If you have one day in Menton in the South of France, there are two obvious attractions: lemons and Jean Cocteau. A … read more