Tag Archives: Visit America

October 28

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – The Three Fifty Hotel did a 360 – Palm Springs

While there are all different styles and decors throughout hotels worldwide, I must say it is very refreshing to see a boutique hotel redesigned in such professional, modern,  chic, Italian style that still maintains a clean, streamlined retro feel to it. Interior Designer and Hotelier Laura Slipak has done an amazing job converting the old “Calla […]

October 28

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – SAY “BONJOUR” TO LA MAISON HOTEL – PALM SPRINGS

For those of you wishing that you were  on the  sunny, French Riviera during those cold winter months, you will be “enchante” to discover La Maison (‘Home’)  in Palm Springs, California where the sun shines year round. La Maison hotel was a just wonderful treat to review. It is a little corner of peaceful, provencial […]

October 28

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – EAST CANYON HOTEL & SPA – BEST GAY FRIENDLY BOUTIQUE HOTEL – PALM SPRINGS

New owners David and Doug (D&D) have just taken over this really cute, boutique hotel just and have done a magnificent job bringing it back to life. Vince greeted me, as promised, with a big welcoming smile and showed me to my room that had tasteful jazz music already playing in the background, cookies and […]

January 04

ESCAPE LONDON, VISIT AMERICA – The Yotel New York City, Modern, Central and Great Service

I jumped at the chance of a weekend in NYC at Christmas. The Yotel seemed the perfect base for sight-seeing and exploring NYC and all that it has to offer. The website suggested a modern, hotel, with the wow factor, and they were not short of promising this. So was I disappointed? absolutely NOT! The […]

December 20

ESCAPE LONDON, VISIT AMERICA – Superb dining at The Tavern on The Green, New York

Situated on the Upper West Side in the heart of Central Park, this again is a must for tourists, who are not travelling on a student allowance. At an average of $17 a starter and $28 for the main course, it wouldn’t suit everyone’s budget. However, as the saying goes ”You get what you pay for” and […]

December 20

ESCAPE LONDON, VISIT AMERICA – have a luxurious brunch at the Waldorf Astoria, New York

It’s a cliche but true, there’s no place quite like New York at Christmas time.  New Yorkers love their Sunday brunch and the Astoria has been boasting one of the best for several decades now. The beautiful, historic building situated on Midtown Park Avenue is impressive from both outside and in. There is a certain […]

December 20

ESCAPE LONDON, VISIT AMERICA – Spoil yourself in the heart of New York at the Kitano Hotel

The boutique hotel Kitano in New York is situated a stones throw from the Empire State Building and in central Manhattan. Before you even step inside the stunning hotel, you are greeted by the porter at the door and this is just where the excellent service begins. The receptionists are very friendly and are sure […]