Though I had hardly taken notice of the seemingly benign little fellow with whom Tony had been sitting, I suddenly couldn’t shake the suspicion…
With 143 meters of direct and private access to the beach, the 17,857 sq. foot private villa with four bedroom suites, three plunge pools and a private chef available 24/7 – the St. Regis Villa is the ultimate family/group getaway.
Dubai is one of those places in the world that takes luxury to the next level. Just when you thought the zenith of luxury equated to 5 stars, they redefine the standards with a new 7 star mega resort in the works.
As we crossed over the Bosphorus, the strait in Turkey that separates Europe and Asia, we caught the golden sun reflecting on the water. The bridge that we were on looked like The Golden Gate Bridge. Yet, my nearly 14-hour flight on Turkish Air from LA to Istanbul was proof enough that we were a long way from LA, let alone San Francisco.
For thousands of years the holy sites of Jerusalem have drawn millions of pilgrims and visitors from around the globe. Now, a wave of stylish restaurants, wine bars, on-trend boutiques, art galleries and lively nightlife is attracting the fashionable and fabulous to this wondrous and exotic city, adding chic new appeal to an age-old destination.