Tag Archive: When in

When in Paris: stay at the discreet chic Hotel Le Narcisse Blanc

  Le Narcisse Blanc is certainly the best recently-opened hotels of the French capital. This has to do with the fact that it boasts a fantastic spa and pool and an impeccable service.… Continue reading

When in Brussels: stay at the sophisticated Sofitel Le Louise

  Formerly known as Toison d’Or, Sofitel Brussels Le Louise boasts a fresh identity. Its transformation is part of the Sofitel upgrading strategy. The hotel was completely renovated in 2008, at a cost… Continue reading

When in Porto: enjoy a stay at the dramatic Hotel Teatro

Hotel Teatro, located in the heart of the vibrant city of Porto, is one of the most original luxury hotels in the world. Upon pushing the iron doors engraved with words by the… Continue reading

When in Lisbon: stay at the elegant and discreet Hotel Valverde

  Lisbon, the capital of Portugal is Europe’s hottest spot right now with a new cultural crowd and creative and commercial initiatives including Caterina Portas’ remarkable brand A Vida Portuguesa, the LX Factory… Continue reading

Sofitel St James celebrates la parisienne

  “Paris is always a good idea” said Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina.  Celebrated around the world, the Parisian girl continues to fascinate fashion magazines and taste makers. This September, Sofitel London St James… Continue reading

Lee Ufan honoured at Château La Coste

  Lee Ufan is the subject of an exhibition at the spectacular Château La Coste, located in the South of France, a few minutes away from Aix-en-Provence and nested near the iconic Sainte… Continue reading

The Chanel Spa at the Ritz Paris, reopens

  Following four years of heavy renovation, the Parisian institution, once the home of Coco Chanel herself, has now formally reopened its doors. Chanel was a permanent resident of the Ritz for forty years and… Continue reading

When in Bordeaux: stay at the stylish and intimate La Maison Bord’eaux

  If you’re on your way to Bordeaux to visit the newly-opened wine theme park Cité du Vin, don’t waste your time looking for a hotel and book La Maison Bord’eaux, one of the… Continue reading

When in Milan: Stay at the Mandarin Oriental

Whether you’re going to Milan for Salone or Fashion Week, make sure you stay at the Mandarin Oriental. This is certainly the best hotel in Milan! The hotel features 104 guestrooms, including 32 suites,… Continue reading

When is Seville: rustic luxury at Hacienda de San Rafael

,  I recently travelled to Andalucía, Spain, and on my way back from Marbella, the white village of Grazamela, and Ronda, I was invited by the brilliant Scottish-Spanish entrepreneur Anthony Reid to spend… Continue reading