Viktor de Bristol’s blog

Viktor de Bristol’s blog

The first Palace blog written by a client To respect guest’s privacy, Le Bristol Paris is very discrete and discerning. Viktor de Bristol has lived with his family in the luxury hotel for many years, dividing his life between Paris and Honolulu, Berlin and Beverly Hills, his suite and Epicure, Omotesando and the Rue du […]

Hotel Restaurant Edgar, real parisian life

Hotel Restaurant Edgar, real parisian life

In the busy area of Sentier, right near Market street Montorgueil, standing right on a quiet hidden square, get the best of parisian life in this lovely Hotel Restaurant Edgar. Hotel Edgar has been luring trendy travelers to Paris’ second arrondissement since opening in spring 2013. With its creatively designed rooms and its buzzing restaurant […]

Casa no Tempo, serenity in Alentejo

Casa no Tempo, serenity in Alentejo

One hour south of Lisbon, in Montemor o Novo, in an unspoilt landscape, there is a new place for serenity and  peaceful luxury amongst vast golden plains. Joao and Andreia Rodrigues have turned an old family farm set among 400 hectares of wildflower fields, lakes and cork groves in a sleek and unique retreat. “Casa […]

Maderas Village, Nicaragua’s artist and travelers colony

Maderas Village, Nicaragua’s artist and travelers colony

It is a surf camp only twenty minutes away San Juan del Sur, a charming seaside village on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. But it is also an artists’ colony, a Green hillside retreat overlooking the golden-waved Playa Maderas, and a community of like-minded dynamic travelers and citizens of the world where you immerse yourself […]

Urban cowboy, an oasis in Williamsburg

Urban cowboy, an oasis in Williamsburg

The Urban Cowboy is a peaceful oasis in the Urban Jungle Created by Lyon Porter, the mastermind behind Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s first B&B. The Cowboy is the definition of a passion project. Porter worked  on the interiors with designer Renee Mee, a freelance interior designer based out of NYC, which he says feature « a Modern Luxury Brooklyn Townhouse, with […]

Ermitage Saint Tropez, chic Provence

Ermitage Saint Tropez, chic Provence

Just a few steps from the Place des Lices, a large Provencal building has dominated the city of Saint Tropez since 1929 : the Ermitage hotel. Purchased in 2009 by the celebrated graffiti artist, André, it is now an “arty” hotel somewhere between retro-kitsch and a Bohemian residence. With only 27 rooms, the atmosphere is calm […]

Bai Tram, Vietnam serene luxury

Bai Tram, Vietnam serene luxury

If you have no idea of what could be a Vietnamese luxury lifestyle, you have to forget everything about asian holidays clichés. Bai Tram,  located in a private bay along the beautiful coastline of Phu Yen Province, about 45 minutes from Quy Nhon Airport,  is that kind of place you just can’t believe you haven’t […]

Takefue, hot springs paradise

Takefue, hot springs paradise

Guests of Takefue arrive via one of the most beautiful roads in Japan, with breathtaking views of the mountains of central Kyushu’s Mt. Aso range on one side and vast ocean vistas on the other. Those arriving at night are treated to both the lights of the towns in the valleys and, in clear weather, […]

Seaweed villa, a quirky and luxury Jamaican place

Seaweed villa, a quirky and luxury Jamaican place

Jakes Hotel is a legend and also a yoga and wellness retreat. I wanted to describe the hippy-chic atmosphere and the new luxury villa, with its 270 degree views of the ocean, but I finally decided to let the owner tell the story. His words express exactly what I feel. Seaweed Luxury Villa becomes the […]

Fogo Island Inn, raw beauty

Fogo Island Inn, raw beauty

Canadian-born, Norway-based architect Todd Saunders builds a 29-room inn that is the ­ultimate escape on Fogo Island, a hotel that ­celebrates Newfoundland’s raw beauty. The cantilevered wings that make up Fogo Island Inn, a cruciform structure clad in indigenous spruce, are set at peculiar angles, appearing to be held up by slightly off-kilter stilts. This […]