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Will Rio be ready to host the world – In search of a “Barcelona Effect”

It’s finally about to happen. The event the captivates millions of viewers throughout the world every four years. The global sporting event the...

New York’s Magnificent and Nostalgic Bowery Hotel

On a cold, blustery winter day on New York’s eclectic Lower East Side, I arrived, tired and jetlagged, at my home for the next three nights, a...

Five hidden-gem Greek islands

Greece has somewhere between 2,000 and 6,000 islands and islets scattered through the Aegean and Ionian Seas, of which a little over 200 are...

The Hardest Place in the World to Visit

Richard Bangs The covering has the disconcerting effect of obnubilating as well as illuminating the woman behind it. Shrouded in black niqab and...

The Stanford Court Hotel – Contemporary Nob Hill Luxury in Old World San Francisco

In 1882 the author Robert Louis Stevenson, perhaps described it best naming Nob Hill, “The Hill of Palaces.” Later, the great crooner...

Gung Hay Fat Choy – Ringing In The New Year at Hakkasan San Francisco

In a city that is well celebrated as America’s lavish “foodie” capital, and home to one of the nation’s hottest...

Nicholas Kontis – Featured on “Travel Style”

Recently, while in Los Angeles, I ventured over to stunning Santa Monica where I met with John DiScala, aka Johnny Jet. While we were...

The Athenaeum Hotel – London’s Luxury Home Stay

What draws me back to London every year for a visit is simply the thought of walking the streets where two London luminaries, Charles Dickens and...