Hotel Review: Mediterranean Soul at Locanda al Colle

Hotel Review: Mediterranean Soul at Locanda al Colle

The Place: A Guesthouse in the Tuscan Hills Nestled in the hills above the Tuscan coast, Locanda Al Colle welcomes guests without pretention but with all the picturesque charm you would expect from an Italian getaway. This 18th century renovated farmhouse has become a haven of art, nature, and romantic Tuscan sensibility. The contemporary and [...]

Hotel Review: Retro Chic at C.O.Q Hotel Paris

Hotel Review: Retro Chic at C.O.Q Hotel Paris

A warm, hot bath in this beauty of a bathtub? Reason enough to book. On a quiet side street in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, there's a retro-chic boutique hotel in a neighborhood just far enough from the city center to taste the less touristic Paris. (Food tip: the 13th arrondissement is known for its [...]

Hotel Review: Hotel Las Brisas, A Piece of Paradise on Ibiza

Hotel Review: Hotel Las Brisas, A Piece of Paradise on Ibiza

The plane lowered over jewel-colored water and a stunning old town. I was finally in Ibiza. It was the first truly hot and sunny day I had experienced so far this year. As my taxi drove through windy roads and a lemon tree-filled landscape, I couldn't help but feel giddy at the spirit of this [...]

Hotel Review: Terminus Nord, A Colorful World of Culture in Paris’s 10th

Hotel Review: Terminus Nord, A Colorful World of Culture in Paris’s 10th

Tiles reminiscent of the Paris metro and the grandiose chandelier at the lobby of 25Hours Paris. My latest hotel hunting assignment took me to my favorite city in the world, Paris! After a phenomenal stay at 25 Hours Hotel Bikini in Berlin earlier this month, I was eager to stay at this anything-but-standard hotel chain's newly [...]

New in Town: Broesse

New in Town: Broesse

Couple Brent Delhaye and Celine Vandenberghe have opened a lush plant café just in time for summer! Yes, a plant shop and café all-in-one. Naturally, because I heard there was coffee there I had to go. How did it all start? After years of cultivating their passion for plants in their own living room, Brent and [...]