The Luxe Life of Paris

By Hillary Latos For over a hundred years, the Plaza Athénée has been synonymous with haute living in Paris among the beau monde—from jetsetters and A-listers to royalty and moguls. After undergoing a massive 200-million Euro renovation, the newly refurbished Plaza Athénée is poised to be the epitome of Parisian luxury on Avenue Montaigne—home to…

The Medieval Treasure of Saint-emilion

By Hillary Latos At the heart of the medieval UNESCO world heritage village of Saint Émilion is its Grand Dame, the Hostellerie de Plaisance. Beauty, history, and a gourmandise are united as one in this stately five-star luxury Relais and Chateau property overlooking the vineyards of one of Bordeaux’s most renowned wine making appellations. Step…