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October 03, 2016
by Christine Drinan

The Four Seasons Florence - The Ultimate Weekend Getaway

Sometimes, you want a sure thing.  A long weekend getaway that is a home run.  A place where you get culture just by walking down the street. It’s a major bonus when eating gelato for breakfast,...
September 28, 2016
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Puttin' on The Ritz

The dust has settled.  The iconic Ritz in Paris reopened this June 2016 after a 4-year closure and a complete gut, basement to roof, renovation.  The verdict?  The more things change, the more they...
September 12, 2016
by Christine Drinan

Amanzoe Villa 20

It takes a lot to impress you.  You’ve blown through several extender books in your passport, staying in hundreds of luxury hotels around the world.  Forget the VIP section; where you are is the VIP...
April 17, 2016
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Rock Royalty - Madonna, Jay Z and Beyonce at Splendido

Playground for the Rich and Famous - The Italian Riviera The Hotel:  Belmond Hotel Splendido, Portofino Who: The absolute top of the celebrity food chain.  The rich and famous have been  frequenting...
April 15, 2015
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Luxury Returns to Ireland - Ashford Castle Reopens

After a $75 million gut renovation, the famed Ashford Castle in County Mayo Ireland is reopening this April.  It’s been the start to many a storybook romance, regardless of the less than storybook...