Chiltern Firehouse, once the Marylebone Fire Station built in 1889, has been transformed into a luxury hotel and restaurant by André Balazs (The Mercer, Chateau Marmont) and is favored by celebs and posh Londoners. The proper doorman will guide you past the gates, through the patio and into the plush dining room with red leather […]
Read More Lunch at the Beautiful Chiltern Firehouse – London
Beautiful light flows through the elegant stained glass dome at La Rotonda restaurant in the Westin Palace hotel in Madrid Spain. Known for their Sunday Opera Brunch it’s also a great spot to stop by for tea, enjoy the decor and people watching. The mannequin with the vintage suitcases was part of the 100 Years […]
Read More Stained Glass Dome in La Rotonda – Madrid, Spain
Louisville is a five-hour drive from Chicago but a world away, full of Bourbon, Kentucky Fried Chicken, horses and changing neighborhoods. Here are must-do activities to experience some of the best food, drink, shopping and sites of Louisville in a short amount of time. Day 1 – Morning: From the Marriott Louisville Downtown head to […]
Read More 48 Hours in Louisville – City Guide to Sites, Dining, Shopping and More
The unassuming entrance gives no hint to the gorgeous history meets modern design behind the giant carved wood doors in the Cotton House, a luxury 83 room boutique hotel in the heart of Barcelona. Built in 1879 for a Spanish family before being sold to the Cotton Textile Foundation, the first two floors retain their […]
Read More Must-Stay Hotel: Cotton House in Barcelona, Spain
The only hotel I took the stairs instead of the elevator every day. It was a joy winding my way around and looking up at the beautiful yellow globes of light that changed with the sun. The staircase in the Cotton House Hotel is protected by the city of Barcelona as a historical architectural feat. […]
Read More Spiral Staircase – Cotton House Hotel, Barcelona Spain
One of the many beautiful spaces for guests in the Cotton House hotel. The library serves traditional English afternoon tea as well.
Read More Library at the Cotton House Hotel – Barcelona
View from the 118th floor of Ozone on top of the Ritz Carlton hotel in Hong Kong. You feel a rush being so high with a dash of dizzy as you look down on the harbor.
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Enjoying the view from the lovely Le Sirenuse hotel on the Amalfi Coast in Positano, Italy.
Read More View From Le Sirenuse – Positano, Italy