Jill Weinlein Driving out to Palm Springs during the summer, the car’s temperature gauge can reach up to 107 degrees or even higher. Getting out of the car, and walking into the lobby of Azure Sky, you will forget about the heat as the temperature and atmosphere immediately changes to cool. The front screen entry,
Photos via Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection This summer, Napa Valley’s luxury resort, Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection, is offering numerous new experiences for guests and locals to enjoy. Only one and half hours from San Francisco by car, this fresh and vibrant retreat is surrounded by panoramic mountains and picturesque vineyards, making it the perfect summer destination.
Auberge Resorts Collection A summer holiday to the Greek Islands is, perhaps, a tale as old as time. However, there is one 20-room boutique hotel on Santorini that is cutting the edge of creativity while displaying genuine respect for the centuries-old gastronomic traditions in the Mediterranean, a destination renowned for its health- and plant-conscious cuisine.
Jun. 23rd, 2022 The Torfhús Retreat is made for a certain type of traveler. As its name indicates, it is a retreat, created for weary travelers to just calm down while surrounded by the stunning nature of Iceland. It is ideally located on Iceland’s famed Golden Circle with nearby waterfalls, geysers, and mountains. The Torfhús Retreat
Courtesy of The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa If the notion of a luxury resort, rushing clear river waters, fine dining and stunning mountainous views gets you excited, The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa is the next vacation you need to book. Located in Avon, Colorado, this elevated stay brings together timeless elements of elegance,
Courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Overlooking the Puget Sound, Seattle is a hotbed of interesting experiences, fine dining, world class art and Pacific Northwest hospitality. Whether strolling along the Piers, taking in the Olympic Sculpture Park, checking out the bustling downtown or viewing the collection at the Seattle Art Museum, Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
(credit: IHG Hotels & Resorts) The newest hotel on Vietnam’s Serene Phu Quoc Island (also known as The Pearl Island) sits on the longest beach on the island. Located on Long Beach, Regent Phu Quoc is the newest luxury resort in Vietnam and is prime to redefine what is five-star elegance for the hotel scene
Côte d’Azur, known as the French Riviera is one of the most popular holiday regions in the south of France. Famous for its sunny weather, colorful countryside, tradition, wine and food, the region is steeped in history. Cote d’Azur is a glamorous destination with numerous stylish seaside resorts and medieval villages perched above the coast.
Columbia Hillen With star jasmine spreading gracefully across its front wall above a garden patio with hedgerows, trees and potted plants, Pavillon De La Reine could be a countryside chateau anywhere in rural France. Instead, it lies in the heart of Paris, Place des Vosges in the lively Marais district in the 3rd arrondissement, a few
Xcaret Mexico We could all use a little (ok, a lot of) spiritual and wellness help after these past two years. Self-care took a back seat along with travel and socializing. So getting back to your sense of self and reinvigorating your soul now needs to be in the driver’s seat. And I’ve got just
Jun. 10th, 2022 We can use many different words and phrases to describe the distinctive state of well-being and relaxation to which everyone strives in search of the perfect vacation. But there is a capacious Thai word sukkho that perfectly describes the feeling of ease and happiness that comes from genuine and memorable experiences. And
Image courtesy of Kimpton St, Honoré Paris Following years of global travel restrictions and lockdowns throughout Europe, the long-awaited renaissance of Paris has arrived, and the City of Lights has much to offer luxury travelers in 2022. We recently visited the capital of food, fashion and luxury to round up the best places to dine,
Jun. 7th, 2022 “Out of Many One People.” This is Jamaica’s multiracial roots-driven national motto that is represented on the country’s Coat of Arms. It is this spirit of togetherness—of united “oneness” irrespective of race, class, religion age or gender—that has helped Jamaica endure as a revered tourism destination decade after decade. Indeed, this hugely hospitable
(credit: Pink Mako) Opened on Shoal Bay East in November 2021 Alkera, is the newest top-of-the-line villa offered by luxury-lifestyle Leviticus Lifestyle & Travel. The concierge brand which specializes in the rentals of private, luxury villas, jets, yachts, and private islands not always listed for rent, is excited to add this five bed and seven
Jun. 1st, 2022 At the turn of the 19th century, as it is today, London was a thriving metropolis where travelers from around the world came to visit. They arrived by train at King’s Cross which is still the bustling hub that connects London to Paris via the termination of the Eurostar. A stone’s throw
Photos Credit: Hotel Mousai Tucked away along the coastline of Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is Hotel Mousai, an adults-only property inside the Garza Blanca Preserve and Residences. Boasting two all-suite towers, the hotel is a part of the prestigious Tafer Hotels & Resorts family, offering the city’s only five-diamond property. In total, the
Loews Miami Beach Hotel After enduring two summers of uncertainty, Loews Hotels & Co, the brand behind 26 hotels and resorts across the United States and Canada, is celebrating seasonal travel, in-person connectivity, and the art of authenticity with a summer-long immersive program dedicated to inclusion in ALL forms: Summerfest by Loews Hotels. As part of Loews’ commitment
May. 18th, 2022 There’s something a bit more exciting about traveling off the beaten path. The idea that you are going somewhere that everyone you know has not already visited certainly carries its own cache. Slovenia is one of those places. It has so much to offer from gorgeous medieval cities to the pristine wilderness where
Four Seasons Hotel Firenze Palazzo della Gherardesca Lobby. Photo: Peter Vitale The Duomo. Palazzo Vecchio. The Uffizi Gallery. Florence’s list of most desired destinations also includes a slightly less obvious but equally impressive locale – the Renaissance-era Four Seasons Hotel Firenze. Every bit as historic and extraordinary as its host city’s marquee attractions, this gorgeous
(credit: Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection) Nestled along the dramatic Kohala Coast and in the piko, or center, of five great mountains, Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection is an inspiring spiritual haven defining a new era of experiential luxury on the Island of Hawaii. Mauna Lani, meaning “mountain reaching heaven”, is set on soulful lands