A West Village Hideaway

By Jenifer Pelaez Greenwich Village, or as New Yorkers refer to simply as “The Village” is home to some of the city’s best old-time jazz clubs, pubs, restaurants, and now a new boutique hotel which has become a destination in the heart of this rich and vibrant part of New York City. The Jade Hotel…

The Pearl of the Adriatic

By Michael Travin & Jenifer Pelaez At the foot of Croatia’s sun-kissed southern tip, overlooking the beautiful Adriatic Sea, the Hotel Excelsior, part of the spectacular Adriatic Luxury Hotels, proudly stands – a modern glass building sculpted onto the cliffs of the charming seaside village of Dubrovnik. This five-star, design-conscious haven has been a magnet…

Elegant Parisian Getaway At the Hotel de Vendome

By Norah Bradford Though Paris is home to many fabulous hotels, Hotel de Vendome’s charming and convenient location make it a standout choice for visitors to the City of Lights. This exclusive boutique hotel perfectly embodies the notion of Parisian chic. Located in the heart of Paris’s most fashionable district at 1 Place Vendome, this elegant five-star luxury hotel features attentive service, fine cuisine,…

Ultimate in West Coast Glamour

By Norah Bradford The Four Seasons Los Angeles, known as the epicenter of West Coast glamour and luxury, is the perfect place to stay in Southern California for business and leisure travelers alike. Recently renovated, this fivestar luxury hotel is nestled in a vibrant and leafy residential enclave between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. During the early year awards season and later in…

Quintessential English hospitality in New Orleans

By Norah Bradford A short walk from the famed French quarter, home to Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana is a hotel which to paraphrase war poet Rupert Brooke “is a corner… That is for ever England”. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary this establishment began as the vision of New Orleans entrepreneur and Anglophile James J. Coleman, Jr. who thought a location just north of…

Tre Soldi Brings Rome to Chicago

By W. A. Muller Jack Weiss solidified his love affair with Italian cuisine and established his business further by opening Tre Soldi in the summer of 2013. Tre Soldi is also located in Streeterville, but distinguishes itself as a pizzeria and trattoria, focused on the Lazio region of Italy. Tre Soldi (meaning three coins) garners inspiration from the Trevi Fountain, made famous in…