A Sanctuary for the Senses

By Hillary Latos Just steps from the white sandy beach and action of Ocean Drive, is a serene beachy hideaway, Sense Beach House in the chic SoFi (south of fifth) district. Taking inspiration from the beach, the design aesthetic is more like a multi million dollar Montauk cottage than the retro minimalist look of South…

Living La Dolce Vita

By Lisa Loverro Having the unique distinction of once being the home to Queen Margherita of Savoy, the Regina Hotel Baglioni is situated on the famous Via Veneto, described as a meeting place for artists, writers and actors most notably during the Dolce Vita period. The hotel is within a short walking distance to the…

In the Lap of Luxury

By Lisa Loverro Since 1950 the Jamaica Inn, located in Ocho Rios, continually receives a truly sophisticated crowd, a clientele that appreciates barefoot elegance and understated luxury in a small boutique hotel setting. It’s no wonder Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Mill honeymooned here, as this place is all about quiet and romance. The resort has…

Tuscan Glamour

By Jennifer Pelaez Beyond the beloved and familiar capital and surrounding interior towns of Tuscany, lies the Maremma, a less frequented but equally exquisite stretch of rugged coastal region marked by pristine beaches fringed with umbrella-shaped pines and olive-dotted hillsides. Here, in the province of Grosseto, overlooking the sapphire-blue Mediterranean sea, lies the elegant Hotel…

Experiencing the Epiphany in Palo Alto

By Norah Bradford Palo Alto may be less well known to many travellers located some 25 mins south of San Francisco’s airport SFO and about 45 mins in traffic from the City itself. Better well known perhaps is the University of Stanford and the Technology companies which were born in the town including Google and Facebook to name but two. The leafy…

Enchanting Ischia

By Jennifer Pelaez Set on the enchanting volcanic island of Ischia, the largest of the Parthenopean islands in the Gulf of Naples, L’Albergo della Regina Isabella sits on a serene and picturesque bay, surrounded by rocky shores on the outskirts of the delightful fishing village of Lacco Ameno. Framed by magnificent landscapes, luscious Mediterranean vegetation,…

Ultimate in West Coast Glamour

By Norah Bradford The Four Seasons Los Angeles, known as the epicenter of West Coast glamour and luxury, is the perfect place to stay in Southern California for business and leisure travelers alike. Recently renovated, this five-star luxury hotel is nestled in a vibrant and leafy residential enclave between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. During…