NO. 38 THE PARK

August 1, 2017

Written by Isis Louw   I love hotels. Especially small and cosy ones, like No. 38 The Park. This cute venue is located in the heart of Cheltenham, in a quiet and residential neighbourhood, on the border of one of the most interesting parks I have ever visited. First a few words aboutย Cheltenham. Home to […]

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SAINT-REMY-DE-PROVENCE

July 5, 2017

Written by Isis Louw   Wednesdays are very special in Saint-Remy-de-Provence,ย because on Wednesdays, the whole town comes to life and turns into a giant market. One of Provence’s best and most popular and definitely worth a day trip. It is like a weekly festival with colourful stands, demonstrations, exhibitions, live music etc… Here you can […]

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LE DOMAINE DE MANVILLE

June 26, 2017

Written by Isis Louw   Hello lovely people! We have started our Provence trip and our first stop was at the magnificent Domaine de Manville, ย a former farming estate turned into a 5 star hotel, spa and golf. It is one of the most impressive venue I have ever stayed in! I love everything about […]

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GRAND HOTEL CENTRAL BARCELONA

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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SANCTUARY ON CAMELBACK MOUNTAIN

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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THE RITZ LONDON

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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