Stay in Paris: Hotel Opéra Richepanse

          Hotel Opera Richepanse is a fully-renovated and nicely-furnished boutique hotel situated in the center of Paris. Just a few steps away from the hotel, you will find Rue Saint-Honoré, Madeleine, Opera, Concorde, and Tuileries..         It was such a delight checking into my gorgeous Family Suite. TheContinue reading “Stay in Paris: Hotel Opéra Richepanse”

Stay in Paris: Hotel Saint-Marc

  Located in the heart of Paris, Hotel Saint-Marc is a chic boutique hotel with a garden, a swimming pool and a spa.         Hotel Saint-Marc was designed by one of the trendiest architectural firms, Dimore Studio, a name you might recognize if you are a huge design lover like me. So naturally,Continue reading “Stay in Paris: Hotel Saint-Marc”

Stay in Paris: Splendid Étoile

      If you are looking for a hotel with the best view of the Arc de Triomphe, look no further. Hôtel Splendid Étoile is a 4-star hotel located just a few steps away from the majestic monument and Avenue Champs-Elysees, making it a perfect location especially for first-time visitors to Paris.    Continue reading “Stay in Paris: Splendid Étoile”

Stay in Paris: Le Pavillon de la Reine

    Le Pavillon de la Reine, located in the heart of Le Marais district, is a privately-owned five-star hotel with rich history and sophistication.       Hidden behind a discrete entrance on Place des Vosges (often referred to as the most beautiful square in the world), Le Pavillon de la Reine is theContinue reading “Stay in Paris: Le Pavillon de la Reine”

Stay in London: ME London

      ME London, a member of the Melia hotel group, is a five-star hotel located in the heart of Covent Garden, a renowned destination for shopping, food, and theatre entertainment. Stylishly designed by world famous architects Fosters and Partners, ME London is undoubtedly my new favorite hotel in the centre of London.      Continue reading “Stay in London: ME London”

Stay in Florence: Hotel Regency

      During my birthday trip to the Italian Coast last month, which included Cinque Terre and Amalfi Coast, I just had to squeeze in a day for Florence, as I couldn’t stop thinking about the wonderful memories and the beautiful sunset I witnessed 10 years ago on my first visit. For my oneContinue reading “Stay in Florence: Hotel Regency”

Afternoon Tea @ the Dalloway Terrace, London

  No trip to London is ever complete without an afternoon tea, because there’s no experience more classically British than a proper cuppa, and this trip was no exception. Mesmerized by the coziest atmosphere, we headed to the Dalloway Terrace, set in the ever so charming Bloomsbury Hotel in Fitzrovia, just a few minutes away fromContinue reading “Afternoon Tea @ the Dalloway Terrace, London”

Stay in Paris: Grand Hotel du Palais Royal

      Palais Royal is one of my very favorite places in Paris, and one that I always seem to find myself re-visiting, whether for a moment of calm, leisurely stroll, or simply just to admire Daniel Buren’s stunning work of art in the courtyard.         Nestled up against Palais Royal is the GrandContinue reading “Stay in Paris: Grand Hotel du Palais Royal”