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25 Delicious Places to Eat in NYC (A list of My Favorites)

Updated: 05/18/2019 | May 18th, 2019 New York City has been my home for close to three years, though I’ve been coming to the city since I was 16. (Little known nerd fact: My parents took my friend Matt and me to NYC because we won a free trip for placing first (me) and second (him) in the Massachusetts state championship of the card game Magic: The Gathering. Yes, you read that correctly!) As you probably know, NYC is one of the best foodie cities in the world — you can find cuisines from ever...
Tags: Travel, New York, NYC, Restaurants, New York City, America, NomadicMatt

Short stay: St. Ermin’s Hotel, Westminster, London, UK

The four star St. Ermin’s Hotel is a horseshoe-shaped Grade II Listed mansion that can be found in a tranquil Westminster location, befitting of its reputation as a hotel that is shrouded by mystery and secrecy. St. Ermin’s has a long history of involvement with the British Secret Service and the top two floors served […] The post Short stay: St. Ermin’s Hotel, Westminster, London, UK appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, Hotels, Restaurants, Accommodation, Attractions, United Kingdom, Food And Drink, Secret Service, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, London UK, St Ermin

Plant-based pioneers in Singapore

As plant based options become the norm on menus around the world it truly is an exciting time to be vegan. Gone are the days when we would have to sustain ourselves with dishes that lacked creativity, taste and nutrition. Now we can dine at the finest restaurants and stay in luxurious hotels safe in […] The post Plant-based pioneers in Singapore appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Restaurants, Singapore, Food And Drink, Regions, Going Out, Travel Miscellany

Short stay: Ansty Hall, Ansty, Near Coventry, UK

Situated in 8 acres of grounds in the rolling Warwickshire countryside, Macdonald Ansty Hall is a Grade II Listed Georgian mansion dating back to 1678. This was our second visit to this 62-bedroom Macdonald Hotels & Resorts hotel, having stayed a few years previously (click here for that review). The welcome We were warmly welcomed […] The post Short stay: Ansty Hall, Ansty, Near Coventry, UK appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Featured, Hotels, Restaurants, Accommodation, Attractions, United Kingdom, Food And Drink, Warwickshire, Family Travel, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel, Western Europe

Road Trip: Phoenix to Sedona and Beyond in Arizona

From contemporary cuisine to natural wonders and even a ghost town Driving around Arizona, the sixth largest state in the US, it’s easy to feel like you’ve been transported into the middle of nowhere, or even onto another planet—in one moment you’re surrounded by rocky red buttes, the next saguaro-speckled desertscapes and then, verdant valleys. While one could spend weeks upon weeks exploring the majestic …
Tags: Travel, Design, Hotels, Hiking, Restaurants, US, Road Trips, Arizona, Swimming, Phoenix, Sedona, L'Auberge

Short stay: Stanbrook Abbey Hotel, Worcester, UK

A mere decade ago, the Benedictine nuns of Stanbrook Abbey were wearing grooves into the floor of their chapel as they knelt to pray, as they had since the 19th century. Then, seeking further peace and seclusion, the nuns relocated to Waas in North Yorkshire. Once the Pope had agreed to deconsecrate Stanbrook Abbey it […] The post Short stay: Stanbrook Abbey Hotel, Worcester, UK appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Hotels, Restaurants, Accommodation, United Kingdom, Benedictine, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Waas, Stanbrook Abbey, Stanbrook Abbey Hotel Worcester UK

The most beautiful market in France

If you’ve ever explored France, chances are that you’ve stumbled upon one of the country’s many markets. These have long been a thriving tradition in France with regular markets displaying produce ranging from fruit and vegetables, to fish, meat and other delicacies, as well as many non-food stalls. The market at Sanary-sur-Mer is no exception. […] The post The most beautiful market in France appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, France, Restaurants, Events, Attractions, Food And Drink, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, Masdubrulat, Sanary

Top 5 gourmet destinations in the Alps

One thing that draws us to the mountains as much as great ski areas and luxury hotels are the gourmet restaurants serving culinary delights. Restaurants in the mountains continue to get better and better and many of them are collecting Michelin stars at an exceptional rate. Here are five glorious gourmet destinations in the Alps. […] The post Top 5 gourmet destinations in the Alps appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Restaurants, Italy, Switzerland, Food And Drink, Alps, Michelin, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany

Detroit’s New Shinola Hotel

Accommodation, shopping, drinking and dining at the Detroit-based brand's new space The vibrant terra cotta façade of the new Shinola Hotel rises up from Woodward Avenue in the center of downtown Detroit. It’s part of an ambitious redevelopment plan that is revitalizing once-grand buildings, in hopes of attracting new businesses and residents—and to show the world, once again, that the Motor City is back. Enter …
Tags: Travel, Design, Shopping, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Drinking, Dining, Detroit, Shops, Shinola, Motor City, Motown, Woodward Avenue, Accomodations, Shinola Hotel

Special feature: Mas du Brulat, Provence, France

In the heart of a small, pretty village in Provence’s department of Var, just under an hour’s drive from Marseille, is a new luxury hotel called Mas du Brulat. Built in 1594, some 200 years before the French Revolution, this historic building, which now houses not only a hotel but also a restaurant and bar, […] The post Special feature: Mas du Brulat, Provence, France appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, France, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Accommodation, Attractions, Marseille, Food And Drink, Vacation Rentals, Provence, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel

Word of Mouth: Shanghai

Tea shops in Tianzifang, bars in Xintiandi, and so much more in the exciting city Possibly the most populous city in the world (recently estimated at 25 million) and growing at an extraordinary rate of 700,000 to 800,000 people a year, Shanghai—the “City on the Sea”—surprises. There are so many dualities: old and new, city and coast, order and chaos, global yet decidedly Chinese. These …
Tags: Travel, Design, Shopping, China, Restaurants, Bars, Cafes, Drinking, Shanghai, Dining, Suzhou, Word of Mouth, WOM, Xintiandi, Tianzifang

Book the Table, Then Buy the Plane Tickets

For some travelers, trips are built around reservations at restaurants with Michelin stars or a place on the annual 50 Best Restaurants list.
Tags: News, Hotels, Restaurants, Chefs, Michelin, ETC, Travel and Vacations, Reservations (Airlines, World's 50 Best Restaurants

A guide for a luxury weekend in Rome

Millenary, historical, elegant, heritage and, eternal; There are not enough adjectives to describe Rome, one of the most fascinating cities in the world. Whether you’re looking for history, churches, luxury, nature or art, Rome has something that will attract every luxury traveler. I recently spent a long weekend (3 days) rediscovering the eternal city, and […] The post A guide for a luxury weekend in Rome appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Hotels, Restaurants, Rome, Accommodation, Attractions, Italy, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe

A local’s guide to Palma de Mallorca: 10 top tips

The Spanish island’s seaside capital punches above its weight when it comes to restaurants, art and culture – perfect for a late-spring or early-summer getawayI love the maze of Moorish-feeling little streets in the historic district between Plaça de Cort and the seafront. If you just wander towards La Seu, the cathedral, you always come across something surprising. A lot of the old mansions have been done up and are now hotels, cafes and restaurants, which is great to see. You only need to walk...
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Food And Drink, City Breaks, Top 10s, Weekend Breaks, Short breaks, Spanish Food And Drink, Spain Holidays, Europe Holidays, Mallorca Holidays, Palma De Mallorca, Palma holidays, Plaça de Cort

Word of Mouth: Barcelona

Some of our favorite spots in the Catalan city by the beach A city on the beach, Barcelona is a buzzing metropolis, surf town, creative hub and everything between. From El Raval to Gràcia to the gothic quarter and beyond, each neighborhood offers something special. Beyond visiting icons like Gaudí’s Park Güell (we recommend buying tickets ahead of time and going at dusk) and La Sagrada …
Tags: Travel, Art, Design, Restaurants, Bars, Spain, Barcelona, Museums, Drinking, Dining, Galleries, Gracia, El Raval, Word of Mouth


Deep in the Tarentaise Valley sit Tignes and Val d’Isère, two (very different) resorts that make up the world-renowned Espace Killy ski area. It’s named after the French Olympic downhill skiing champion Jean Claude Killy, and links 300km of slopes. With five villages under its belt, Tignes is pretty versatile. First is the quintessentially French village of Les Brévières, followed by Tignes 1800, which is dotted with stylish apartments that make it ideal for families. Peaceful Le Lavachet is n...
Tags: Food, Mountains, France, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Inspiration, Sport, Best, Things To Do, Skiing, Apartments, Food And Drink, Alps, David Guetta, Snowboarding

20 of the most beautiful villages in France

From a fairytale fortress in the Loire to a clifftop stronghold in Provence, these charming, historic villages make perfect bases for exploring rural FranceA historic hemp-weaving village, Locronan is named after Saint Ronan, the Irish hermit who founded it in the middle ages. In the 15th century, the dukes of Brittany poured money into building the striking Gothic church. Visit the Chapelle du Pénity, which houses Saint Ronan’s tomb. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, France, Hotels, Restaurants, Life and style, Heritage, Food And Drink, Cultural Trips, Walking Holidays, Provence, Brittany, France Holidays, Ronan, Loire, Locronan, Saint Ronan

Paris: 10 costly mistakes that tourists make

Are you worried that a vacation to the City of Light might cost too much? We think Paris is pretty affordable, especially if you follow our tips for budget success. However, costly mistakes lurk around every (picture-perfect) corner. If you hit a snag that sets you back €20, €40, or even €60, well, it still stings. Related: Top budget hotels in Paris Best time to visit Paris 50 do’s & don’ts in Paris 10 Paris mistakes to avoid on your trip Here are a few tips for avoiding everyday costly mi...
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Word of Mouth: Tokyo

Design stops that highlight the wonders of the Japanese capital No other city captivates with the same balance of intensity and reverence that’s found in Tokyo. It was developed to meet the unique needs of its inhabitants and in doing so created such a distinct culture that among the chaotic intersections and old-world back alleys surprising discoveries lurk around every corner. Design thoroughly roots itself …
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Design, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Museums, Tokyo, Galleries, Yayoi Kusama, Word of Mouth, MoMA Design Store

The 5 alternative sights in Moscow that you must not miss

Even the most ardent luxury traveler can grow tired after days of high-end restaurants, expensive malls and glitzy hotels. Luckily, Moscow offers a ton of cool sights and activities that will appeal to luxury and regular travelers alike, even if some of these will require a bigger-than-average budget. These five tips are guaranteed to get your adrenaline […] The post The 5 alternative sights in Moscow that you must not miss appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Restaurants, Russia, Attractions, Moscow, Food And Drink, Eastern Europe, Regions, Going Out, Travel Miscellany

Crete: the Greek haven of fine dining

One of the most exciting travel experiences begins with food discovery. In recent years, Crete has seen a surprising number of refreshing new gastronomic ventures evolve into an eclectic blend of cuisines and dining concepts. Greek cuisine needs no introduction, but think Cretan gourmet: a unique Mediterranean terrain with exceptional vegetables and meats with a […] The post Crete: the Greek haven of fine dining appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Greece, Restaurants, Food And Drink, Crete, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany

Word of Mouth: Eating and Drinking in São Miguel, Azores

Some 900 miles from mainland, volcanic terroir and hyper-local ingredients make for a distinct culinary heritage Secluded in the middle of the Atlantic, the allure of the Azores has somehow remained under the radar to even the most discerning travelers. As a part of Portugal, Azorean culture certainly feels European, though being 900+ miles from the mainland has allowed a distinct culinary heritage to flourish …
Tags: Travel, Food, Europe, Design, Restaurants, Bars, Atlantic, Cafes, Drinking, Portugal, Dining, Azores, Sao Miguel, Word of Mouth, Sao Miguel Azores

Top 5 trendiest restaurants in Quito

Ecuador may not yet be on the radar as an international foodie destination, but there is no doubt that this small country has a lot to offer for even the most intrepid gourmet travelers. At the center of this foodie revolution is the capital city of Quito, with an array of restaurants to suit all […] The post Top 5 trendiest restaurants in Quito appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Restaurants, Food And Drink, South America, Ecuador, Regions, Going Out, Travel Miscellany, Quito

How to Eat Ramen in Japan

In Japan, eating ramen is a near goddamn religious experience.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Food, Japan, Etiquette, Restaurants, Ramen, Tokyo, Lifehacks, Noodles, International Travel

Soma Bay, Egypt: 8 reasons to visit

Soma Bay is Egypt’s welcoming resort on the warm shores of the Red Sea Riviera. Top-end hotels luxuriate in acres of space. A speedy 40 minute transfer from Hurghada airport is increasingly making Soma Bay a popular destination. In 2018 visitor numbers soared by 110%. The climate With a sub-tropical desert climate, mild winters and […] The post Soma Bay, Egypt: 8 reasons to visit appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Africa, Accommodation, Egypt, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Spas & Pampering, Hurghada, Red Sea Riviera, Soma Bay Egypt, Soma Bay

5 of the best places to eat in Palma de Mallorca

The largest of the Balearic Islands, Mallorca is a foodie, Mediterranean paradise. Beyond the obvious appeal of sun and sea, this beautiful island is a favourite as an upscale destination thanks to the wide choice of elegant places to stay; a lively cultural scene; a rich history; unspoilt nature; and of course, the gastronomy. The […] The post 5 of the best places to eat in Palma de Mallorca appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Restaurants, Spain, Food And Drink, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands Mallorca

A local’s guide to Munich: 10 top tips

The Bavarian capital is famous for its parks, history and beer halls, but its underground music and neighbourhood restaurants are worth checking out, tooNomiya offers an elegant blend of Japanese food and Bavarian gemütlichkeit (a feeling of warmth, friendliness and good cheer – the German version of hygge). The rustic Japanese tavern and restaurant has been run by Ferdinand “Ferdi” Schuster for over 20 years, and has become an institution in the Haidhausen district, on the eastern bank of the I...
Tags: Travel, Art, Restaurants, Bars, Munich, Art and design, City Breaks, Top 10s, Cultural Trips, Weekend Breaks, Short breaks, Europe Holidays, Munich Holidays, Germany Holidays, Ferdinand, Yakitori

Motorway meals: how 60 years of the service station has shaped how Britain eats

The first service station opened in Watford Gap in 1959 – and the motorway meal was born. What does its evolution tell us about British tastes, past and present?On a drizzly day, Britain isn’t looking – or tasting – its best. I’m at Watford Gap services on the M1, the country’s first service station on the country’s first motorway, both 60 this year (although the restaurant opened in 1960). “If you want to see Britain, go to Watford Gap,” David Lawrence had told me. “If you want to taste Britain...
Tags: Travel, Business, Money, Restaurants, UK News, Britain, Food & drink industry, Transport, Motoring, Lawrence, Kingston University, David Lawrence, Watford Gap, Watford Gap Continue

Eating Cheap in Paris: 8 dinners for €15 or less

Paris has a reputation for being romantic, fashionable, and as most are quick to add, expensive. While the food is almost always quite good, a nice dinner in the City of Lights can run up quite a tab. We highly recommend treating yourself to a classic French meal at least once during your stay, but for those other nights when you’d like to reign in your budget, it’s wise to have a few cheap and delicious options in mind. And remember, if you want to splurge, you can always go for a nice prix-fix...
Tags: Travel, France, Restaurants, Gare du Nord, Paris, Richard, Caribbean, Dailycheapo, Metro, Chartier, Eating In Paris, Paris Restaurants, David Lebovitz, Donna, Candelaria, Paris Paris

Word of Mouth: Hobart

Modern art, pub grub, fine dining and more in the tiny island state Whether you’re visiting Tasmania for Dark MOFO or simply to see what life’s like at the other end of the world, there’s a lot to do on this little Australian island. Hobart, the state’s capital, has a rich history despite a sometimes forgotten past and the undoubtedly inaccurate reputation that the destination …
Tags: Travel, Design, Australia, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, Accommodation, Museums, Wine, Tasmania, Hobart, Dining

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