Many of you have read my recent posts on my amazing time in California – here is a link to all the posts. They say a picture tells a 1,000 words and I am pretty sure a video would tell 10,000 words, so I have spent…

California Video Diary


I stayed at the SLS hotel (you can check out my review of the hotel here). I had a spare night where I decided to leave it empty to be a little spontaneous from my usual highly scheduled holiday. I noticed that the SLS hotel…

The Bazaar by José Andrés


THE LOCATION  So I was discussing my trip to LA with a dear friend and she opined that I must pay a visit to Nobu in Malibu. She noted that doing an afternoon at Nobu in Malibu is such an “Travel Czar thing” to do. I…

Nobu (Malibu) – 10/10




Hotel I arrive in Los Angeles on a late night and stayed at an airport for the night. The next stay I headed-off to my permanent accommodation, the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills for the rest of my stay. I arrive at the hotel early in…

SLS Hotel Beverly Hills (Los Angeles)




I Love this city  When you find yourself in NYC just for a day it is difficult to fully immerse yourself in the city knowing that you will be ripped away from it in a few days time. However this is where I find myself…

New York Days & Bar Masa




So I find myself in New York City – one of my favourite cities in the world. Unfortunately I am here just in transit (for one day and a half) on my way to Los Angeles. I love staying with Starwood hotels and the hotel…

Le Parker Meridien (New York)




I farewell the beauty of Paris and head through to London in transit for my flight to New York. I eventually get to the gate and find myself on-board for the long journey across the Atlantic Ocean. The Suite British Airways always welcomes you on-board personally.…

British Airways First Class (London to New York)


There are few places of refuge from the modern world that offer charm, history and the right style of ambience to disengage one from the worries of society than the Hemingway Bar at the Ritz in Paris. The bar has been closed for four years…

Hemingway Bar (Ritz Paris)


I arrive at the Ritz in Paris for lunch; it’s been way to long for me. The hotel has been closed since 2012 as it underwent an extensive $450 million renovation. I always enjoyed my time at the Ritz and I think L’Espadon would have…

L’Espadon (Ritz Paris)