Living in Disney

By Karen Loftus Disney’s Golden Oak Resort Makes Living with Mickey More Than a Possibility – It’s a Smart Investment. Many see Disney as a once in lifetime vacation. Others see Mickey as a member of the family and Disney as an extension of their residence. Disney has long listened to the wants of their…

A Realm Unto Itself

By W.A. Muller Palm Beach Gardens is known as one of the most exclusive communities in Florida and one might argue, the United States. With its access to prime beachfront, array of fine dining establishments and premier golfing options, the destination is a playground for the rich and influential. Yet there is one development that…

Singapore: Oriental Reveries in Time

The renowned Singaporean poet Alvin Pang once described the half-fish half-lion national mascot, Merlion in the following way: “Even though there are more websites on you than verses, even though you evoke cameras more than pride, postcards more than praise, still you seem to have a face poets love to woo”. The same could easily have been written about the city’s paragon of a luxury hotel, the Mandarin Oriental. Designed by John Portman, this local variation of the lady’s fan is a virtual theatre where Singapore itself takes center stage.

Wow Macau

It’s a magical place, an exciting world of luxurious hotels, superb dining, premier attractions and so much more! No, I am not talking about Disneyland but this unique place called: MACAU! Macau… even its name is full of mysteries and touched by certain magic.

The Excelsior Hotel

Hong Kong has long been one of the top destinations for travelers seeking luxury. But what they see isn’t always what they get…unless, that is, they know where to go. Experienced travelers to this former British colony head for the Excelsior Hotel, a member of the Mandarin Oriental Group.

Reinventing French

By Spencer Bistricer I’ve always loved French food, but I sometimes get the feeling that while the cuisines of other cultures have evolved and adapted to our changing world, most French restaurants are still running along the lines of Disney’s Ratatouille. The Elm in Brooklyn changes all that. A collaboration between the famed Paul Liebrant-you…