Traveller's Bazaar Reviews: L'Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe. Paris, France.

Traveller's Bazaar Reviews: L'Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe. Paris, France.

To understand Paris, it can only be experienced first-hand. Choosing the right hospitality venue while visiting is so essential. I began my grand tour of the city with a fantastic two-night stay at the (Preferred Hotels & Resorts group) five-star awarded, L'Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe. Located in the chic 8th Arrondissement (neighbourhood / borough) on 51-57 Rue de Courcelles; a historic neighbourhood, where art and architecture have always been closely linked.

Gaudi's Four Unearthly Buildings You Must Visit in Barcelona!

Gaudi's Four Unearthly Buildings You Must Visit in Barcelona!

Welcome to Gaudi's Barcelona! Architects, artists, engineers, travellers and vagabonds alike, make their way to the Catalonian capital in a sort of 'design pilgrimage', visiting the surreal moderisme (Spain's version of Art Nouveau) masterpieces of architect, Antoni Gaudi! I visited four of his most prominent works and was blown away by his incorporation of natural forms in his building's structure and aesthetics. I've listed below a little bit of these 'unearthly' buildings history, and why you must-see them when visiting! 

Explore the Seven Wonders of Marrakech

Explore the Seven Wonders of Marrakech

Marrakech is a city unto itself, there's nothing quite like it. Time seems to linger here, yet...the pace of life is bloody fast! There's a beautiful madness to it all though. One minute you're overwhelmed by the curiosities of the bustling Jemaa el Fna square, from it snake charmers to its monkey-juggling theatrics

Fire Dancers, Coffee and Entrepreneurs - Traveller's Bazaar Vlog #1

Fire Dancers, Coffee and Entrepreneurs - Traveller's Bazaar Vlog #1

Well here's to trying NEW THINGS! I've created my travel videos over the years, but never dabbled into daily let alone weekly vlogging. Well that is all about to change! Check out the TRAVELLER'S BAZAAR VLOG #1! I'm juggling opening a specialty coffeehouse in the Bahamas, running a group travel company for creative entrepreneurs and growing Traveller's Bazaar to new heights! 

Venice in Photos. #InstaFridayRecaps Ep. 1

Venice in Photos. #InstaFridayRecaps Ep. 1

I'm so excited to share a new segment I'm doing every Friday on Traveller's Bazaar. Welcome to#InstaFridayRecaps, I share the best travel photos of the week around a specific theme, this week I'm sharing the best of Venice. Next week I'll be sharing the BEST TRAVEL SELFIES taken around the globe - so get to hashtaging, use #BeBazaar and I'll share the best images and tag your account!!!

35 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Madrid Now!

35 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Madrid Now!

Ever since I can remember remembering, Madrid has always been high on my travel list. It took me 28 years to finally visit, but the wait was highly worth it. I spent four nights in the Spanish capital and it does not disappoint! The impeccable architecture, delicious cuisine and epicurean culture make it is a traveller's paradise.

Top Attractions in Bali: Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest

Top Attractions in Bali: Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest

Imagine a 'secret jungle' with inquisitive monkeys who rule over sacred temples and century old banyan trees. Sit quietly and hear the sounds of rushing ravines.....drift a little.....see and smell the vivid colour of flower offerings and sweet Balinese incense. This isn't Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Lost World," it's the Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest, a must-see attraction for any visitor to Bali, 'Island of the Gods.' 

 Sustainable Tourism in Bali: The Umajati Retreat

Sustainable Tourism in Bali: The Umajati Retreat

Set within a quaint village of ancient Balinese architecture and verdant paddy fields lie two vintage Javanese teak villas making up the Umajati Retreat. Sustainable architecture, homage to tradition, and a spirit of barefoot luxury define this wonderful vacation haven. 

Bali's Best Temple - Tirta Empul

Bali's Best Temple - Tirta Empul

If you are in search of the ancient, the mystical, the beautiful, then look no further, Bali's Tirta Empul Temple is a must-see attraction while visiting the famed 'Island of the God's.' See the Traveller's Bazaar video feature of this stunning temple. 

Hanging Gardens Ubud Hotel Video Review

Hanging Gardens Ubud Hotel Video Review

Imagine waking up to clouds drifting past your villa . . . you're so close you can almost touch the sky. Now sit a while and have some mint tea; take in the panoramas of verdant jungles shrouded in mystique. This sensory wonderland, the Hanging Gardens Ubud Hotel, will remind you just how beautiful life truly is. 

Could this be the most Incredible University You've Ever Seen?!

Could this be the most Incredible University You've Ever Seen?!

Pritzker prize winner Zaha Hadid, architect of the winning 2020 Japanese National Stadium proposal, and Miami's upcoming One Thousand Museum Tower, has recently completed the Jockey Club Innovation Tower (JCIT). The fluid structure is apart of Hong Kong's Polytechnic University campus. Zaha Hadid Architects have released images of JCIT, documented by renowned photographers Iwan Baan, studio Doublespace, Virgile Simon Bertrand, and videography by Dan Chung. Enjoy! 

 The One&Only Reethi Rah Resort, Maldives

The One&Only Reethi Rah Resort, Maldives

Surrounded by the crystal blue waters of the Indian Ocean, the One&Only Reethi Rah offers an unrivalled level of style, choice and personalised exploration. Sleek and spectacular, with unprecedented privacy, this superb all-villa resort inspires extraordinary journeys for the soul.

Could this be Australia's Coolest Home?!

Could this be Australia's Coolest Home?!

Suspended 40 meters above Fairhaven Beach, the Pole House is one of Australia's most iconic homes. Designed and built in the 1970s by Frank Dixon, the home needed upgrades and has now been recently renovated by F2 Architecture. The new finishings add a luxurious modern interior, creating a striking holiday experience like no other.

Chanel Cruise 2014/15 Takes Dubai!

Chanel Cruise 2014/15 Takes Dubai!

Over the course of eight weeks, Chanel transformed a barren man-made desert island off the shores of Dubai into a stunning modernist venue for the unveiling of its 2014/15 Cruise collection. See here Chanel's official videography documenting this unprecedented event.

Could Huma Island be the Most Beautiful Resort in the Philippines?!

Could Huma Island be the Most Beautiful Resort in the Philippines?!

Huma Island Resort & Spa is nestled on a remote island in Busuanga, Palawan. This chic resort comes with breathtaking views and untouched marine life surrounded by a dozen sunken Japanese warships and planes which has been hailed as one of the top 10 diving sites in the world.

Meet New York's $95 Million Penthouse: 432 Park Avenue

Meet New York's $95 Million Penthouse: 432 Park Avenue

Manhattan's 432 Park Avenue is quickly rising to become the Western Hemisphere's tallest residential tower (1,398 ft.). Designed by starchitect Rafael Viñoly, the building is redefining New York's real estate records. Already generating nearly $1 billion in apartment sales, 432 Park Avenue stands to earn $3 billion in total sales. 

Review & Video Tour: Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

Review & Video Tour: Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

English novelist James Hilton wrote in 1933, 'Lost Horizon’ an adventure novel which told tales of an earthly paradise hidden from the world within the mountains of Tibet. This eden called Shangri-La was unaffected by the ravages of time, it was a place where humans and nature coexisted as one. Shangri-La would later become the inspiration and name of one of Asia's most Iconic hotel brands. I had the opportunity to review their spectacular inaugural property, it's located in Singapore and opened in 1971.