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Rosewood London – A rose by any other name

WITH ITS EVOCATIVE NAME, UNIQUE DESIGN AND SUPERIOR AMENITIES, THE NEW ROSEWOOD LONDON LEAVES A MEMORABLE IMPRESSION. The hotel, which occupies the former head office of the Pearl Assurance Company in the heart of London, made a majestic splash when it opened in 2013, marking the arrival of Rosewood Hotel & Resorts in Great Britain. … Continue reading Rosewood London – A rose by any other name

Lovely London

England’s famous and historic capital is the largest city in the United Kingdom, with a well-deserved reputation for cultural diversity. London is a huge and bustling metropolis, a central hub of finance, art, fashion and so much more! Not surprisingly, it hosts about 28 million visitors annually, and this year, my niece Nancy and I … Continue reading Lovely London

Los Cabos

THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA IS A GEOGRAPHIC JEWEL, WITH THE SEA OF CORTEZ TO THE EAST AND THE PACIFIC OCEAN TO THE WEST. AT ITS SOUTHERN TIP, WHERE THE TWO BODIES MEET, LIES LOS CABOS, A LITTLE TOWN THAT I LIKE TO CALL THE “OTHER MEXICO.” When my friend Renée surprised me with a generous … Continue reading Los Cabos

Paris, je t’aime

On a recent trip to Champagne, I just had to stop in Paris. Again. I can never quite get enough of this city. Each time I visit, I feel as though I need just a few more days to walk the streets, in hopes of charting new territory. The architecture, the timeless landmarks, the restaurants, … Continue reading Paris, je t’aime

Hotel Le St-James

“There all is order and beauty/Luxury, peace and pleasure” wrote Baudelaire, in his poem Invitation to the Voyage. He could easil y have been talking about the Hotel Le St-James. Since 2002, celebrities and us mere mortals have made this Old Montreal hotel their favourite place to spend a night or more. The building itself … Continue reading Hotel Le St-James

Monaco

The moment she steps off the helicopter, travel architect Marie-Hélène Jacques of Groupe Voyages VP, is blown away by the craggy coastline, saturated blue sky and, most of all, the smell: a delicate perfume of flowers mingles with the sea-breeze blowing off the Mediterranean. Welcome to Monaco, the capital of all that is gorgeous and … Continue reading Monaco

Columbus Isle

Think of a desert island. White sand, turquoise water and blue, blue sky. A blissful haven with multiple options for being active or just kicking back. What I love about Columbus Isle is its proximity to Montreal—a three-hour flight and you’re there! The resort is just a few minutes by car from the airport, so … Continue reading Columbus Isle

CASA DEL COMPO

A choice of accommodations and activities rarely seen at a sun destination! Casa de Campo is a self-contained community, extending over more than 7,000 acres that are yours to explore on foot, by car or by golf cart. Among its many treasures are a marina, beautiful boutiques and even a movie theatre. This elite resort … Continue reading CASA DEL COMPO

Amigo

On a recent trip to Brussels, I stayed at the Amigo Hotel, located in the heart of the historic part of the city. The moment I arrived, I was smitten with the warm welcome, and was delighted to find myself just steps away from museums, Christmas markets, and one of the most famous squares in … Continue reading Amigo