Kempinski’s Crowning Touch

  By Rory Winston “Overwhelmed, blown away, smitten:’ each an ordinary superlative and each – just as verily – implying a form of marvelous defeat. Whether overcome by an awesome spectacle, captivated by a seductive melody, knocked out by a ‘breathtaking’ meal or held in the throes of a rapture that ends in la petite…

What’s Happening in Vienna

By Joe Alexander The Life Ball Vienna’s Life Ball is one of the Austrian capital’s and Europe’s splashiest charity events. Elton John, Naomi Campbell, Heidi Klum, Dita von Tease and Liza Minneli have all attended this extravaganza held every May. Founded in 1992 by Gery Keszler and organized by AIDS LIFE, the charity is devoted…

Montenegro’s Heaven on Earth

By Jennifer Pelaez Montenegro has rapidly emerged as the Adriatic playground for the mega-rich, rivaling the nearby hot spots in the Côte d’Azur and the Costa Smeralda which have hosted international billionaires and jetsetters for decades. Seeking respite from their usual destinations which have now become less a novelty, Montenegro offers a change of scenery…

A Fine Wine at Mohegan Sun

By Brooke Girard Mohegan Sun is known for its casinos, dining, shopping, and most of all, hospitality. Take a stop by Casino of the Earth, Casino of the Sky, and Casino of the Wind to experience over 5,000 slot machines and over 300 games such as, Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Craps and Pai Gow. And Poker.…

Going Underground at London’s Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

By Norah Bradford London’s Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is a luxury hotel in London’s exclusive Knightsbridge neighborhood overlooking Hyde Park. Widely renowned as not only one of London’s though also the world’s most celebrated hotels, it features world-class accommodations, extremely knowledgeable concierge staff, and extraordinary dining.  Hidden from view behind and underneath the classic façade of the establishment and following an extensive excavation plus renovation lies the…

The Key to Happiness

By Lisa Loverro Located in the Florida Keys, Little Palm Island Resort and Spa is a 5.5-acre island resort, so exclusive that it’s only accessible by boat or seaplane. For those seeking complete privacy, not tourist attractions, this island retreat is perfect for the digital detox getaway; cellphones are not permitted in pubic areas and…

Experience the new Kona Kai

By Mary Pfeifer Located on Shelter Island in San Diego, California, Kona Kai Resort and Marina is a unique way to experience San Diego. The property acquired in 2013 and newly renovated by Noble house capped at $22 million. The transformed 129-room cozy two-story mission style hotel sits right on the bay across from houses…