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…

Maison Albar le Vendome

best bed: Maison Albar Le Vendome, Paris, France

A little hotel with a big history and a perfect location in the heart of the 9th, Maison Albar Le Vendome is a wonderful place to stay. The building was constructed during the Revolution to house a drapier’s shop. Even…

A great pair: Tanya Heath Shoes, Julieabraod wine

Discover how one shoe can change your life…

One shoe can change your life" -Cinderella "I’m so excited! Tanya Heath, a manufacturer of exceptionally stylish yet functional shoes and a longstanding staple of my travel wardrobe, has asked me to serve as a brand ambassador.  After turning down…

Bisate Lodge, Rwanda

best bed: Bisate Lodge, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Not quite hidden on 42 acres, Bisates’ recognizable, inspirational luxury huts are scattered up the mountainside overlooking Mt. Bisoke. Bilbo Baggins would have felt right at home in any of these 6 oh so comfortable, everything you need individual suites.…

San Clemente, Kempinski, Venice

best bed: San Clemente Palace, Kempinski, Venice, Italy

Venice is a city I love but often hate to visit…the crowds are legendary; the heat can be unbearable. Sam Clemente Palace to the rescue. Located on its own private island, this ever so luxurious hotel is a haven from…

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