45 Park Lane
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45 Park Lane

In my recent review of the Runnymede on Thames hotel, I touched on the idea of loving your own backyard – in my case London – rather than roaming the world over the weekend. Sure, around the world adventures might seem…

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The Runnymede On Thames
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The Runnymede On Thames

I often write about Happy Places in faraway lands, forgetting that happiness is sometimes just around the corner… I have neglected England, guilty as charged. The country I coveted for a long time and now call home doesn’t get a…

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Le Grand Bellevue, Gstaad
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Le Grand Bellevue, Gstaad

When it comes to hotels, I obviously LOVE a luxurious environment, but I also like places that have character and personality. Think ACE Hotel, Line and 45 Park Lane.  I recently stayed at Le Grand Bellevue in Gstaad which made…

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Conrad London Saint James
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Conrad London Saint James

Last weekend, I was treated to a very special experience by the people at the Conrad St James in London. You may remember last year’s Conrad escapade in Miami for Art Basel, but this time it was all about Christmas…

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Le Plaza Athénée, Paris (Take 2)
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Le Plaza Athénée, Paris (Take 2)

Returning home from Los Angeles is always a bit of a battle. I landed yesterday afternoon, after a rather delightful holiday with my friend. My week in California followed a week in Paris where I was visiting friends and family,…

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