Explore the fascinating world of the Habsburg Empress Elizabeth of Austria in Vienna, better known as Sisi. It’s a unique way to explore this elegant European city.
Looking for some great things to do in Monte Carlo, the jet setter capital of the world? The ritziest part of Monaco, it’s a South of France destination where excitement, sea views and luxury go hand in hand. Whether you’re visiting Monte Carlo for a day, or settling in for a long term stay, here’s […]
If you like history, wit and scandal, follow the trail of Oscar Wilde in Paris. From the cafés and hotels he frequented to the Oscar Wilde grave in Père Lachaise cemetery, it’s a unique way to explore the City of Lights. Oscar Wilde in Paris Handcuffed, standing on a train platform in the rain on […]
The Via Veneto has the biggest concentration of luxury hotels in Rome, a prime location and a scandalous history.
If you’ve ever dreamed of staying in an Ireland castle hotel, the eccentric Castle Leslie in County Monaghan, 80 minutes north of Dublin, has a history of rock stars, war heroes, secret passages, and equestrians – and an aristocratic heritage that is anything but stuffy. But don’t despair. It’s surprisingly affordable. Castle Leslie, County Monaghan It’s […]
Planning a Swiss holiday? Wondering where the celebrities go? Check out these top luxury destinations in Switzerland. >] ] Luxury destinations in Switzerland When you picture Switzerland, what do you see? Spectacular mountain scenery? Trains that run on time?Chocolate?Maybe you should start thinking glamour, extravagance and impeccable service, because when it comes to top tier […]
Travelling to London, England, and want to explore the world of the upper crust? Then get yourself to the elegant West End neighbourhood of Mayfair. But before you go, get in the know and read these 5 quirky things you might not know about Mayfair. 5 facts about Mayfair you might not know After I wrote about London’s posh […]
Heading to Edmonton, Alberta, in Canada? If you want to stay where the superstars stay, check out (or into) the luxurious Fairmont Macdonald in Edmonton. To whet your appetite and to stoke those tabloid fires, here is all the celebrity gossip I could dig up. Celebrity gossip at The Fairmont Macdonald in Edmonton While Smudge, the resident yellow lab at the […]
Well. If anyone had told me that celebrity swag includes luxury travel I would have tried harder to win an academy award. I might have even taken up acting. Luckily, without doing either I managed to spend some time during media day at the Bask-It-Style Gift Suite in the Private Estates above the Shangri-La Hotel Toronto […]
“Those on whom legends are built are their own legends.” —Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel One thing was becoming clear to me while I was having a tantrum at Angelina, a Belle Epoque tearoom and pastry shop on the Rue de Rivoli in Paris – Coco Chanel would not be impressed. Neither was the tearoom manager. But all I was trying […]