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18 Jan

Zighy Bay – Oman

aerial view of Zighy Bay and Zighy Bay Six Senses Resort The approach is vertiginous, whether you descend by driving or by paragliding.  Tucked...

7 Aug

The Siam

I have been waiting for two plus years for The Siam to open, ever since I met the wonderful family who envisioned this stylish and ambitious...

7 Mar

Ryokan Beniya Mukayu

One of the loveliest of the ryokans I saw in Japan last week was Beniya Mukayu in the spa town of Yamashiro, Ishikawa Prefecture.  A Relais...

10 Oct

Coworth Park

I am told that Coworth Park’s main house once belonged to the Sheriff of Nottingham, that legendary figure who was tasked with capturing...

7 Sep

Gardens of Life: Eugenie-Les-Bains

There is a classic in the Southwest of France, 1. 5 hours from the renewed city of Bordeaux, an hour from Pau at the foot of the Pyrenees and...

8 Aug

Oberoi Gurgaon

A few months ago, Oberoi opened its newest hotel in Gurgaon, the increasingly sought after business and residential suburb of New Delhi. It’s...

25 Jul

Of Chakras and Healing, Expansion and Transformation

This week I will be departing on a journey up to the Himalayan foothills and deep into the wisdom of the Vedas, India’s most ancient scriptures....

24 Jan

Six Senses: Sharq Village and Spa, Doha

In a part of the world where the fabulous glass and steel skyscraper cities feel, sometimes, like stage sets, it was a delight to come across...

20 Jan

The Chedi-Muscat

My favorite hotel architect is Jean-Michel Gathy, one of the three architects who has designed AmanResort’s properties and the choice...

20 Jan

Zighy Bay- Sultanate of Oman

Six Senses Zighy Bay, secreted away on the Sultanate of Oman’s Musandam Peninsula, is a retreat  from the full-on materialism of Dubai....

23 Sep

Castello di Vicarello

Perhaps it is only with age that one begins to truly appreciate texture.  Be it the removal of surface layers to reveal the original, as in...

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