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Le Coucou, Meribel, France

best bed: Le Coucou, Meribel, France

I arrived at this gem of a hotel, deep in the French Alps (about two hours from Lyon, 1 ½ from Geneva,) completely worn out. I’d been at a hectic four-day trade show. Two days later, I left a new…

Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg, Paris France

best bed: Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg, Paris, France

Walking distance to just about everything, Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg is a dream place to stay. A wonderful mix of 19th century lavish and 50’s inspired chic the hotel screams fashion lives here. The hotel was once two mansions, one…

Michelin Guide, the big reveal, Toronto

Did Michelin get it wrong?

The Michelin Guide has long been my bible. As a kid my parents used it to pick every hotel, every restaurant when we traveled. We would stay several days in various towns throughout Europe Always on half board (breakfast &…

Borgobrufa Spa Resort

best bed: Borgobrufa Spa Resort, Torgiano, Italy

After staying at Borgobrufa I finally ‘get’ European Spa culture…and my life will never be the same. This is the most wonderful way to spend a long weekend, and this is the most wonderful place to spend it (only 15…


Munich: 6 things to do

Ah Munich…   the home of monks (they founded the city). Where Oktoberfest began, (as an out-of-control wedding party) , Jimmy Henricks smashed his first guitar and beer  is a breakfast drink. Where Einstein worked as a beer hall electrician, BBW…

Churchill Wild

best bed: Churchill Wild’s Seal River Heritage Lodge, Churchill (ish), Manitoba, Canada

Luxury comes in many forms… possibly the greatest luxury is access to the truly exceptional and very remote. This is where Churchill Wild shines. Seal River Lodge is the result of a dream. Mike Reimer had been working with his…

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