Stay: At the REAL Grand Budapest Hotel

Stay: At the REAL Grand Budapest Hotel

Dominating busy Erzsebet Korut in Pest, with its imposing exterior and stately entrance, Budapest’s Corinthia Hotel owns its historic place in this bustling city. Read on for my full review of the ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’… The beautiful exterior of the Corinthia Hotel Budapest FIRST IMPRESSIONS It’s said that the Corinthia – once called the Grand…

View Post

REVIEW: Super-swanky Katamama Hotel, Bali

REVIEW: Super-swanky Katamama Hotel, Bali

WHY STAY? Tucked away behind the bustling streets of Seminyak – the grown-up neighbour to Bali’s party centre of Kuta, at the southern end the island – is where you’ll find Katamama. It’s a boutique hotel complete with 57 generously-sized suites, a 24-hour gym, an island-inspired spa; plus, a tropical garden, pool and open-air bar.…

View Post

A hilltop hideaway in dreamy Tuscany

A hilltop hideaway in dreamy Tuscany

The landscape of Tuscany is wonderfully romantic – undulating hillsides clad in pine trees, rambling medieval hamlets and fields full of poppies and sunflowers. It was for this reason (among others – namely the food, wine and sunshine) that my husband and I decided to get married there a couple of years ago. Our venue was…

View Post