Homage to King Edward VII, the chic Hotel Edouard 7 celebrates his love of Paris fashion, all things theatrical and refined. Born to parents Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, the former Prince of Wales and subsequent king visited Paris often. He adored the unrestricted views of the Opéra Garnier and thus spent time in-residence nearby in what is now the Hotel Edouard 7.
Romance in Lyon: A family of entrepreneurs makes up the Maisons & Hotels Sibuet team whose vision for the boutique hotel Cour des Loges Lyon reflects a “mixture of history and modernity.” An homage to the Italian Renaissance, the five-star property maintains the integrity of its past yet spoils guests with upscale amenities.
Paris Plaza Athénée is quintessentially French, but there is more to this regal hotel than meets the eye. Modern updates coexist with traditional furnishings in the rooms and public spaces while a cool, hip vibe has been added to the once stodgy bar.
(photo above taken by Goncalo of Flytographer) In the wake of the latest terror attack in Europe in Brussels, Belgium I have elicited the advice of a private security firm in Houston, 360 Worldwide Security, to access the potential threat to travelers abroad. What does it mean for travel to Paris, the city that holds my heart?
On a quiet street just a few paces off the Champs Elysées sits Hotel La Reserve. Afternoon tea in Paris at La Reserve is an enjoyable way to rest vôtre pieds (your feet) after a long morning of pounding the pavement in search of all things chic, unique and exclusively Parisian.
Strolling along the streets on a Sunday afternoon on Île Saint-Louis is such a joy. Paris boutique shopping is easily done at 78 ISL (named for the street number 78 and initials of the island name Île Saint-Louis).
Looking to stay in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés? Paris four star Hotel Belloy fulfills the desire to be near the favorite shopping, dining and entertainment section on the Left Bank in a comfortable and hospitable home away from home without breaking the bank.