Hotel d’Europe: historic luxury hotel in the heart of Avignon

If you want to stay in a luxurious hotel in Avignon, check out the Hotel d’Europe, located in the 16th century residence of the Marquis de Graveson within the walls of the old city. Built in 1580, it became a hotel (established by Madame Pierron in 1799) and took on the name of Hôtel d’Europe […]

Hotel Mareuil: new boutique hotel in the trendy Oberkampf area of Paris

In old French, “mareuil” means “glade”; a calm, peaceful leafy space. Hotel Mareuil, located in the quiet Rue de Malte, is a haven of heavenly peace, far from the noise of Paris very close to the metro station Oberkampf and a few minutes away from the place de la Republique.  The 35 rooms are well […]

Le Burgundy: cosy luxury boutique hotel off the Champs Elysées in Paris

If you are looking for a luxury hotel in Paris that is a quiet hidden gem, check out Le Burgundy, located where the rue Duphot meets the rue Saint-Honoré, close to the Champs-Elysées-Madeleine-Opéra “Golden Triangle”.  Unlike many of the other five star hotels in the city, Le Burgundy is not part of the loud, trendy […]

La Mirande: historic boutique hotel and restaurant in Avignon

La Mirande is a hotel and restaurant located in an restored mansion at the foot of the Palais des Papes in the heart of Avignon. It is a timeless refuge that provides a dreamy, relaxing and authentic experience. The hotel is named after the famous room in the Palais des Papes, La Mirande, where the […]

La Fleur Bleue: restaurant and gîtes in the Provence

La Fleur Bleue is located in Le Crestet, a tiny village 40 kilometers northeast of Avignon, between Vaison la Romaine and Malaucène at the foot of Mont Ventoux. Owned by a Dutch couple who decorated the house in the Nordic style with Provençal influences, it offers both fine dining and accommodations (gîtes), to those seeking […]

Casa de La Flora: luxurious beach front getaway in Thailand

With 36 slate-grey cube-shaped villas in Khao Lak, Casa de La Flora brings a modern twist to the palm beach of the Phangnga province.  This is a high profile destination hotel with a humble atmosphere in southern Thailand, about an hour drive from the Phuket Airport. Described as ‘”Heaven on Earth”, this modern resort has […]

Serena: elegant luxury hotel in Buenos Aires

Located in the posh Recoleta district of Buenos Aires, the Serena Hotel is one of the newest additions to city’s luxury boutique hotels. It is within walking distance from the upscale Patio Bullrich shopping mall in the heart of the city.  Serena has 34 stylish premium rooms specially designed for comfort and privacy. Especially suited […]