Malaysia is a bucket-list travel destination, offering everything from stunning views to unique culture and of course, a warm climate. Whether you’re just visiting Malaysia or you’re taking a trip to explore multiple destinations in Southeast Asia, you’ll want to make the most of every second that you’re there
Dubai is the model that every photographer dreams to shoot; It is young, vibrant, sophisticated and sexy. The city of Dubai has existed since the mid 1800's and in 1968 there were just 13 cars on the roads. Fast forward 40 years, it's hard to fathom that Dubai is technically still in it's infancy.
Perhaps the most admirable part of Balinese culture is the inherent kindness of the locals - it is simply unparalleled with and after visiting dozens of countries, I still feel that Balinese people are the kindest in the world. This isn't just a Ritz-Carlton, its a Balinese Ritz-Carlton.
Earlier this year Skedaddle invited me to go on an epic long weekend getaway to ski in Vermont. Skedaddle offers a “carpool-like” service for busses - It is essentially an on-demand travel app, which allows its users to start their own professional driven bus rides. Think of it as the Uber of busses...
If you’re a fan of western films and you’ve been dreaming of wearing cowboy boots all your life, then it’s time to pay a visit to the original cowboy states. From typical western food to one of the most famous cowboys in history, dive into this universe of horse riding, barbecue cooking, and rodeo skills.
Shanghai is incredible and is well worth the visit not just on a layover but on a trip of it's own, too! It has a very easy transportation system, many incredible and unique districts that are easy walkable, and phenomenal (affordable) food.
South America is an amazing continent with a wide range of diverse cultures to experience. If you’re thinking about going to South America for the first time, here are some of the highlights to help you plan your trip.
Singapore is one of the most incredible places I've ever been to - it is literally a city within a garden rather than a garden within a city. You can only imagine how many instargrammable places there are in Singapore!
Hôtel de Paris is undeniably the crown jewel of Monte Carlo and arguably the entire French Riviera. It is the staple of classic luxury as the most discerned travelers know it, which is why I am so honored to write about it as the incredible final stop of my French road trip.
In a village called La Celle en Provence, there is a 12th century Benedictine convent. Alain Ducasse took over the property and transformed it into the centerpiece of hospitality, heritage and fine dining.
Florence is perhaps one of the most wanted, visited and talked about places in Italy. Some may even say, "If you haven’t been to Florence, you haven’t seen Italy". Here is a quick guide to a perfect weekend getaway to Florence.
I never thought that I would be able to write about a 5-star property that has huge rooms, floor to ceiling windows with sweeping views of Hong Kong Bay, an incredible infinity pool and numerous dining options ... at a price as low as $150 a night. The Kerry Hotel in Hong Kong, a Shangri-La Hotel, has done my entire job for me through the opening line
Few places in the world match the caliber of modern beauty that The United Arab Emirates have to offer. Conveniently located across the street from the Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall, The Shangri-La Dubai is the epitome of sophisticated luxury and an embodiment of the wealthy Emirati culture. "Shangri-La" is a term coined by British author, James Hamilton, who named a fictional place in his novel, Lost Horizon, Shangri-La. The term is synonymous with earthy paradise ... and The Shangri-La in Dubai is just that.
The largest island in Belize, Ambergris Caye is a stunning destination known for it's prominent snorkeling and diving locations, a multitude of exciting activities, mouthwatering food and so much more. With cheap flights from most places in the U.S - Belize is the perfect destination for a short budget trip or even a little luxury splurging.
Belgium is arguably the most underrated country in Europe. Nested in the middle of The Netherlands, Germany and France, Belgium will give you the best of all three worlds. It is a petite country that is rich with jaw dropping architecture, delicious food, and a simple system of transportation. Most importantly, it is very affordable and the perfect destination for a long weekend getaway.
There is no place more luxurious on the island than the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island . Nested on the northeastern coast of Florida, Amelia Island is rich historical tales in addition to its scenic beauty. The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island offers a vast number of unique activities for adults and kids alike, and very noteworthy on-site dining experiences.