Once the residence of a noble Beijing family, this 200-year old property has been lovingly redesigned by Jehanne and Liu and brought to life in order to satisfy a thirst for the real Beijing experience. From the entranc
Can someone explain to me why we always need to " get away" to far -away lands and when we reach those lands we still have the need to feel "at home" ?If we need that escape, why we feel so great when we found the p
The hotel' s design philosophy is based on a blurring or an inversion of internal & external spaces, creating a disorienting yet refreshing spatial experience for guests in search of something out of the ordinary. The pu
Peninsula hotel Shanghai , The Rosamunde private aviation Lounge, is a unique opportunity to glimpse in a world of adventure and romance experienced by the travelers of the 1930 in China, have a business meeting over a
I am running late and still need to do so much. At the Park Hyatt the last luggage is finally downstairs at the lobby. While I am counting all the pieces I hear a voice coming from my back” Mr Maslaton Joelle?̶
Like every room in the hotel, mine features views over the Huangpu river and Pudong and apparently I will be spending time in one of the largest suite sof the city measuring 130 sqm . Tallest building and largest suite
We stop at the 51st level. The Ritz Carlton suite opens it's door to my tired soul. Bright light coming for the windows strike my eyes while I am literally blown up in awe by the 410 square meters and 5.8 ceiling height
Follow me, not in Twitter though, as I describe one simple and enchanting aspect of my new routine at Las Ventanas del Paraiso. It maybe frequent, or infrequent but the unexpected here can always be expected...
The sky of a dark blue, the gentle breeze, the distilled fragrance of the flamboyants trees , the waves of the ocean, the smell of the sand, the noise of a desert squirrel make me feel alive. I breath deeply released a
Located on the top floors of the capital’s latest landmark, the China World Tower, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts was pleased to announce on August 201o the opening of China World Summit Wing Hotel in Beijing.
On the glass elevator ring one floor down I can already sense what's coming. I walk through a few restaurants connected by a glass bridge , from where I can see at the bottom someone swimming in a sensual atmosphere of
The Hon Sir Michael Kadoorie. Sir Elly , united in 1926, was a businessman of Iraqui Jewish origin. Following his brother Sir Elly's footsteps, he became the director of the Hongkong Shanghai Hotels, Limited in 1938. Loc
After a long day of shopping in Shanghai I really need a break. Will go for a massage , a long bath and after , the night is long. I feel like enjoying myself. At the superb spa entrance close to the magnificent 1900 sty
Chef confides me that if I wish to invite friends , I just have to let him know and I will be offered the latest generation gourmet kitchen exclusively for me and my guests. Should I need a chef to help peeling veggies
One day Japanese real estate real mogul Minoru Mori was looking at the sky from his renowned Roppongi Hills complex over a cup of green tea. Among the crowded stars he reached out for God with the following plea: " D
With the help of French Interior Designer Jaques Grange, Francis Ford Coppola has transformed a 19th century palazzo into one of the grandest Belle Epoque style hotels in Europe.
Hippies would pay $2 for a hammock and the use of a communal bath and shower at the Hotel California. As hype and legend would have it, it became the "Hotel California" of Eagles rock and roll fame.