The Post Hotel

best bed: The Post Hotel , Lake Louise, Canada

Traditional Swiss Chalet in the heart of Canada, The Post Hotel offers a timeless European experience. Ideally situated on the edge of Lake Louise in Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and Canada’s oldest national park, it is…

air canada is flying to europe

this is what it’s like to fly internationally today

What is it like to fly these days? Internationally. No personal experience… but the next best thing. My son just returned to the UK ; I did pay for the ticket. Saturday night Hunter flew from Toronto’s Pearson Airport to…

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…

Qasr al Sarab, Abu Dhabi

bucket list: Abu Dhabi… 7 things to know

It’s not just oil. Before oil was discovered in 1958 the Emirate was famous for its pearls. Once the oil money started to flow, Sheikh Zayad decided to build a modern city. He hired Japanese architect Katsuhiko Takahashi to oversee the…

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…

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