Favourite places to stay

An Inn in Provence


Crowning the top of a small rounded hill in the heart of Provence is the tiny village of Crillon le Brave. Picture perfect, it rises up out of terraced vineyards, lush olive groves and orchards that, when in blossom, blanket the valley in beautiful pinks and white- all in the shadow of the magnificent 6,000-foot high, snow-capped Mont Ventoux. Continue reading

Istanbul Hotel Offers a Captivating Stay


Checking into a 90-year-old Turkish prison never made it onto my bucket list. Particularly a prison that was purpose-built to house dissident journalists. Continue reading

HARBOUR HOUSE HOTEL, Niagara-on-the-Lake

If you could choose the ideal moment to open a little luxury hotel, it wouldn’t be in the midst of an economic downturn. Chances are you wouldn’t opt for a time of international upheaval or terrorists attacks either. Continue reading