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Travel Stories

Lunch in the Algarve

One Island One family One Restaurant Deserted island experiences usually don’t come with an over-the-top restaurant where fresh is an understatement. Sat directly on the edge of the island where the currents meet and collide…some may say its unfair, a bit like shooting fish in a barrel as the catch is spawned nearby in the […]

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Trident Hotel Port Antonio, Jamaica

In this former British Colony, driving the North Coast Highway from Montego Bay east to Port Antonio, I pass expanses of green landscapes, sugarcane and banana plantations spread along the foothills to my right, the dark blue Caribbean Sea on my left. The ‘highway’ is dotted with tiny villages whose brightly colored walls and zinc […]

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Mad about Madrid’s Hotel Villa Magna

Located in the swanky and sophisticated neighborhood of Salamananca, Hotel Villa Magna put us in the heart of the fashionable side of Madrid while seamlessly embodying that same flair throughout the hotel. Intertwined with modern chic, is a solid foundation of classic elegance.  This is hardly surprising as the very ground it is built on […]

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A Swanky Road Trip – Southern Portugal

DAY 1 – Western Coast and Lagos   9h00 – Visit cape St.Vicent Fortress and Lighthouse, most south western point of mainland Europe. Amazing sunsets here to see also. 10h00 – Visit Sagres Fortress – Built by the Prince Henry the Navigator in 15th century as a nautical school, to start the Portuguese Discoveries of Brazil, […]

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Sustainable Monaco

An independent city-state about half the size of New York City’s Central Park has a big footprint and it intends a carbon one.  What the Principality of Monaco intends to leave as an impression on the world, is more than a dashing prince and his family, races, yachts and casinos. This powerhouse of a destination […]

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Summer Experience in Switzerland

The Chedi Andermatt’s exclusive summer line-up for 2017 in the Swiss Alps One of the finest properties in Switzerland, The Chedi Andermatt, has announced a unique line-up of summer experiences. We love this composition of activities because it offers guests the opportunity to discover the best of the Swiss Alps and its picturesque villages and […]

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Family Luxury holidays in Portugal

Crafted by a husband and wife team who traveled the world, visiting exotic location and always staying in luxurious accommodations, before having kids, they wanted to keep the travels going and not diminish their style one bit.  They knew that they were not alone in this desire to maintain a high standard even though there […]

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It’s About Rhine

Located in the swanky and sophisticated neighborhood of Salamananca, Hotel Villa Magna put us in the heart of the fashionable side of Madrid while seamlessly embodying that same flair throughout the hotel. Intertwined with modern chic, is a solid foundation of classic elegance.  This is hardly surprising as the very ground it is built on […]

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Inspiring Innsbruck

For a tiny, mountainous, landlocked country with a population just half the size of Florida’s, Austria has produced more brains and brawn than just about any place on earth. From Sigmund Freud to Arnold Schwarzenegger, from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Johnny Weissmuller (Yes, Tarzan!), Austrians hold their own both in the arts and in the […]

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