Luxury Japan Cruise with Abercrombie Kent

Experience scenic, compelling Japan, visiting unique ports and rarely seen wilderness areas in luxury on board exclusively chartered 'Le Soleal.' Listen to fascinating lectures from A&K's award-winning Expedition Team and choose from a variety of enriching experiences en route. Discover Japan in a way only possible by small ship, visiting unique ports and off-the-beaten-path wilderness … Continue reading Luxury Japan Cruise with Abercrombie Kent


Four Seasons Seattle | Preferred Partner

I finally made it here! I've been booking this hotel to excellent reviews, particularly for cruise stays, and I can now verify it's pretty fabulous. The building is stunning, inside and outside. Location is killer with downtown and Elliot Bay right outside. Favorite room? Elliot Bay corner suite. Perfect.

Good Morning from Britain

London isn't know for its balmy days but we lucked out. Sunnyish and warm. And the City is beautiful as ever. Probably my 10th visit since my first at age 15. Enjoying my morning at the very British Rosewood London. Off today with Silversea and the Silver Cloud. More on that later. Have a great … Continue reading Good Morning from Britain

Visiting Australia | Sydney Melbourne Pt Douglas Don't suppose this picture is what you might first think of when thinking about Australia. We were a bit surprised as well. If you look through this Flickr album though, you'll see the usual things to, like the Sydney Opera House, a kangaroo and a tropical fish at the Great Barrier Reef. But you'll … Continue reading Visiting Australia | Sydney Melbourne Pt Douglas

Edinburgh & London Report

I visited Edinburgh and London this past November and here is my report, in photos. The hotels stayed in were The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte Hotel, a grande dame set above the railway station in Edinburgh.  And in London, another Rocco Forte hotel, Brown's Hotel, a classic central Mayfair establishment which has been around longer … Continue reading Edinburgh & London Report