Dubai is one of those places in the world that takes luxury to the next level. Just when you thought the zenith of luxury equated to 5 stars, they redefine the standards with a new 7 star mega resort in the works.
As we crossed over the Bosphorus, the strait in Turkey that separates Europe and Asia, we caught the golden sun reflecting on the water. The bridge that we were on looked like The Golden Gate Bridge. Yet, my nearly 14-hour flight on Turkish Air from LA to Istanbul was proof enough that we were a long way from LA, let alone San Francisco.
With $10 million renovation and recently added to the Triumph Hotels brand this past winter, the Hotel Chandler is a charming 148-room hotel conveniently located in an area of Manhattan known as the Flatiron district, well within walking distance to some of the city’s major attractions such as the Empire State Building and Times Square.
Close enough to the action of Ft. Lauderdale, but far enough to be a bit more isolated and tranquil, the affordable resort that opened this year has patios overlooking the sea, and a spa where conch shells are used for deep massage. The upbeat seafood restaurant, McCoy’s, sits on a private beach.
Channel your inner rocker this summer at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa. Bringing the spirit of Las Vegas to Tampa, the Seminole Hard Rock Café & Casino earned the coveted AAA 4 Diamond award combining the excitement of a casino and the world class entertainment of rock ‘n roll.
With Jet Blue’s direct flights into Savannah/Hilton Head, getting there has never been easier; with flights just under 2 hours. Take a day to enjoy the Southern charm of Savannah. One of the most beautiful cities in the South, this historic city is best explored by foot to enjoy the magnificent architecture of antebellum South created by wealthy cotton owners that dot the many picturesque squares and tree canopied plazas that are made for relaxing and enjoying life at your own pace.
We hadn’t even gotten out of our Volvo station wagon rental when my sister declared: “This is a Dream World!” With a giddy laugh, I completely agreed.
A favorite amongst Roman emperors, the rich and famous, artists, and writers, the picturesque island of Capri continues to be one of the Mediterranean’s most loved destinations.
If looking to stay on land at this West Indies enclave, the Hermitage Bay will certainly up the opulence ante. Rest assured, the spoiled scenario quickly kicks in upon arrival as Hermitage Bay’s attentive staff whisks you away from the airport in their luxury 4×4.
After all, the super private enclave called Windemere on the sliver of a British West Indian island called Eleuthera was a long time favorite escape of Prince Charles and Princess Diana of Wales, and we all know how that marriage held up.