Casa Cook

Just off the Anatolian coast of Turkey, lies the island of Rhodes....

andBeyond Benguerra Island

Secluded African island . . . enough said. Are your bags packed yet? Should I add turquoise waters, pristine beaches, thatched roofed rooms, coral reefs and blush colored sunsets? Benguerra Island, the second largest of the six islands…

Sandibe Safari Camp

The Okavango Delta and the areas surrounding Sandibe Safari Lodge is renowned for its abundant wildlife where lions, cheetahs, leopards, red lechwe antelope and elephants are regular, roaming visitors. Just when you think that’s reason…

Halcyon House

Located on the sandy shore of Cabarita Beach, in Australia’s New South Wales, is what might be one of the most stunning boutique hotels in the world. For someone who is obsessed with indigos and…

Riad Dar Darma

What was once a 17th century palace in Marrakech is now a luxurious boutique hotel that will make anyone’s Berber loving heart go pitter patter. Located in the heart of the medina, the former private residence boasts four…

Taj Lake Palace

Built on a four acre island on Lake Pichola in Udaipur, India, is the Taj Lake Palace resort. Honestly, magnificent, right?! Each of the 83 suites in the 263 year old former palace epitomizes royal grandeur with opulent…

Le Sirenuse

Nestled into the cliffs of Positano, overlooking the Amalfi Coast, is Le Sirenuse – an eighteenth century summer villa turned hotel that has become legendary in this sleepy, romantic village. I love that the traditional details, like the hand…

Riad Adore

Nestled in one of the oldest neighborhoods of Marrakech, near the Medina,...

San Giorgio

A luxuriously simple and bohemian boutique hotel, with just 33 rooms, is the kind of place I would like to stay if I ever made it to Mykonos. The San Giorgio is picturesque white – accented…

The Royal Mansour

As if I needed another push to visit Morocco, discovering The Royal Mansour in Marrakech could only be a sign that a future trip is imminent. This masterpiece, nestled within Marrakesh’s medina, was commissioned and owned by King Mohammed VI of Morocco, and boasts…