June 15, 2017

Written by Isis Louw   Conveniently located in the heart of Barcelona, between the Gothic district and El Born Barrio, Grand Hotel Central is the ultimate Barcelonian oasis of luxury and style. The hotel’s opulent stone building shelters 147 spacious rooms and suites, all done up to the best standard possible, comfortable and elegant at […]

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May 30, 2017

Written by Isis Louw   Are you dreaming of a tranquil holiday in the middle of the American desert but don’t want to be too far from civilisation? Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is the place for you! It is a quiet and gorgeous oasis with everything that you will ever need, from high gastronomy to […]

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April 27, 2017

Written by Isis Louw   Visiting The Ritz London is like being in a fairy tale. It is a magical experience, a dream come true. When I was offered a tour of this majestic venue, I was beyond excited. I was about to explore the beauty and the grandeur of this iconic venue for the […]

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A night at the Savoy

November 20, 2016

Very few hotels compare to The Savoy, and even fewer have the same history and heritage. We were offered the chance to stay one night in this iconic venue to witness the transformation of their hall, and the Thames Foyer into a Christmas fantasia. First, let me say a few words about the hotel. Everything […]

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Indian Summer in Manhattan

September 27, 2016

September 26th in Manhattan, the sun is shining and the temperature is so pleasant, you just want to spend your whole day outside!!! My sister, Baby and I had lunch at The Butcher’s Daughter, walked for hours, shoe shopped and took loads of pics! Shirt: Zara Photo Credit: Yara Hourani (Instagram @yarajhourani).

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Beirut’s light

September 18, 2016

I spent a week in Beirut. It is a very special place on many levels: the scenery, the food, the people, the nightlife, the history. But in my mind the most special aspect of Beirut is its light. Beirut has a unique type of light. It is a nostalgic light, stuck in the 60s, the […]

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Two weeks in Provence

June 19, 2016

La Provence is a large piece of heaven. Imagine lavender fields, rocky mountains, pine forests and picturesque villages, all basking in sunshine and warmth. Add thyme and rosemary scents, and the most delicious tastes you will ever experience, from olives to cheese to wine… We loved every bit of our stay there, we did a […]

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Turks and Caicos

March 14, 2016

New York January 2016… Our flight was delayed by what was the biggest (and first) blizzard storm of the year… When we finally got there, freezing temperatures and snow covered streets left us yearning for some sun… Where can you go from New York, somewhere not too far and warm? Β What about Turks and Caicos? […]

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A week in Marrakech

November 7, 2015

Hello guys! We just got back from a week in Marrakech and it is safe to say, this beautiful city exceeded my expectations! If you are looking for a warm place to go in Autumn, with picturesque sceneries and good food, you should definitely go there. I was amazed by the beauty of the city, […]

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From Paris with Love

October 18, 2015

Paris is always a good a idea, but it is a better idea in Autumn. I love this time of the year in Paris and I always plan my trips around it. Saturdays always evolve around shopping and exhibitions (Picasso Mania at the Grand Palais), Sunday are for parks and brunches. We went for a […]

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