Tag: luxury hotels

Hotel de Russie, the place to stay in Rome

Advising travel clients about where to stay in Rome is not always an easy request. No matter what budget the accommodation market here is different. Space and location are a premium and what amenities are offered don’t always match the experience of other major city hotels.

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50,000 USD a night? How Much is Too Much to spend on a hotel stay?

As I was preparing to take a flight from New York to South Africa recently I picked up a magazine touting the best about luxury travel. It contained beautiful penthouses, tropical getaways and the 100 best (and probably most expensive) suites in the whole world. One property stood out above the rest, the Time Warner …

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Top Spas of 2018: Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal

ESPA at the Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi   What is immediately a wonderful impression of this spa is that it occupies its own grand space in the larger Venetian Village built with the theme of Grand Canal that surrounds the entire hotel. Some might consider it a small hassle to have to walk outside the …

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Best Spas of 2018: The Raffles Istanbul

  The Raffles Spa in Istanbul is one of our favorites on the list so far and we have returned to the hotel many times because of the beauty of its Spa.  In a city of Ottoman glory often expressed by powerful opulence and palatial adornment, the Raffles Spa brings the beauty of this distinctive …

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