Sparkling Hill

I just stayed in 4 hotels… here’s how it went…

Did it! Traveled again. Not the months long adventure I had planned  back in January. Just a 5 day road trip in British Columbia & Alberta (Canada). My first time in a hotel since February. Baby steps! Bit nervous. What…

the presidential suite at the St Regis Florence

best bed: The St. Regis, Florence, Italy

The history of the St Regis mirrors the history of Florence. It was originally built in 1432 by Filippo Brunelleschi, the same guy who designed the Duomo, to be the home of the Giuntini Family. Vasari loved the house and…

Tofino Resort & Marina

best bed: Tofino Resort and Marina, Tofino, Canada

TRM, as it affectionately known, is one of those wonderful little places that has something to offer everyone at great rates. Sitting on four acres in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve on the edge of Pacific Rim National Park,  it started…

The Hassler Hotel Lobby

best bed: The Hassler, Rome, Italy

No wonder Audrey Hepburn used to stay here. The Hassler exudes the same classic elegance she was renowned for. Situated at the top of the Spanish Steps it has the best location and the best views in Rome.  And now…

luxurious bedding at the Wedgewood Hotel

best bed: The Wedgewood Hotel, Vancouver, Canada

This small, family-run Relais & Chateaux hotel feels more like a perfectly located private club with absolutely fabulous service.  The lobby welcomes guests with a wonderfully sculpted stone check-in desk and a working fireplace. Antiques are scattered throughout adding to…

The London Edition

best bed: The London Edition, London, UK

Historic, old world with decadent details and  a modern twist…The London Edition is a whole new way to hotel. Ian Schreger,  of Studio 54 fame had an idea. “The design is anti-design. It’s an effort to make people feel good…

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