November 25, 2011
November 22, 2011
Every once and a while I come across a hotel property that truly takes my breath away; a place that fuels my passion for travel and gives new breath to my hopes and dreams. Sir Richard Branson’s Moorish-style hideaway, Kasbah Tamadot, did just that!
Fragrant orange and jasmine filled gardens provide a magical backdrop for this striking walled retreat perched dramatically on a hilltop surrounded by the peaks of the High Atlas.
November 20, 2011
Spas come in many shapes and forms - you may be looking for a destination spa to help you with a specific purpose or maybe you see a spa treatment as an important component of your overall vacation experience, whether that's relaxing on a paradise island or shopping and sightseeing in one of the world's major cities.
Whenever I plan a holiday, I always make sure to enjoy an afternoon spa day no matter where I go because a fabulous spa is always a welcome treat and a much needed one.
Here are a few extraordinary spas for you to consider for your next vacation - enjoy!
|Tribe - Nairobi, Kenya|
|Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris|
|Mandarin Oriental - New York|
|Son Julia Country House Hotel - Mallorca, Spain|
|Banyon Tree - Bangkok, Thailand|
November 16, 2011
Butternut Squash Soup With Sage and Parmesan Croutons
1 3-pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes (5 to 6 cups)
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 teaspoons kosher salt
pinch of freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon butter
1 large yellow onion, diced (about 1 1/2 cups)
3 stalks of celery, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 tablespoon chopped gresh sage (about 6 large leaves)
6 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan
Sage and Parmesan Croutons
November 07, 2011