Archive of ‘LUXURY TRAVEL’ category

SAINT JAMES: THE KEY TO YOUR CHATEAU IN PARIS

COMING UP: LATE DECEMBER 2022 BY NICKY SUMMER: The Saint James Paris Chateau Hotel and private club is located in the elegant 16th arrondissement of the city, situated within private walled gardens at the junction of Avenue Bugeaud and Rue des Belles Feuilles, not far from the Bois de Boulogne end of Avenue Foch. Read […] Read more…

LE MEURICE: WHO WANTS TO LIVE FOREVER?

COMING UP: LATE DECEMBER 2022 Who wants to live forever? Who wants to live forever? Forever is our today – Who waits forever anyway?” Written by Brian May; sung by Freddie Mercury, QUEEN Read more…

A COSY WEEKEND: RELAIS CHRISTINE, PARIS

BY NICKY SUMMER: Relais Christine is tucked away along a tiny, quiet street in Saint Germain des Pres on the Left Bank, just moments walk from La Seine and set amongst all the beautiful ateliers of the area; Picasso’s former studio (above) is located around the corner on Rue Des Grand Augustins and there’s a […] Read more…

THE MARTINEZ: A POSTCARD FROM CANNES

CANNES is a place of celebration all year round; there’s always something happening, summer or winter – the most notable event being the annual Film Festival held mid-May that attracts movie superstars from around the world. After a two year hiatus, the awards are back – and the guests are in for a treat; while […] Read more…

COMING UP: HOTEL DU CAP EDEN ROC – A PRIVATE VISIT

Hotel du Cap Eden Roc is a lifesaver – morning, noon and night, all summer long. With it’s fabulous setting, it’s unique and exclusive energy, the panoramic views over Cap d’Antibes, iconic pool and fantastic restaurants: Read more coming up in July! Read more…

PLAZA ATHENEE: EVERY DAY FEELS LIKE CHRISTMAS

BY NICKY SUMMER: All year round, the iconic Plaza Athenee on Avenue Montaigne is the scene of glamorous parties, dinners, fashion events and other celebrations, however the red of the awnings and the signature green and geranium in the window-boxes lend a particularly festive, Christmassy air to the decor over all. The hotel is set […] Read more…

FEELS LIKE SUMMER: 3 OF THE BEST BEACH CLUBS, CANNES

BY NICKY SUMMER HYDE BEACH CLUB: Hyde Beach Club is one of my favourite spots for cocktail hour – a freshly made strawberry daiquiri in hand, watching the sun slide down over the sea and into the hills beyond. Then a fresh Salad Nicoise on the table, a glass or two of Provençal rose, great […] Read more…