All posts tagged: Travel

Summer in South of France

It’s summer time, which means it’s time for me to pack my bags and do some traveling. South of France, specifically Cote d’ Azur, has been one of my favourite vacation spots. The sun, the sea and of course the amazing food are the extra bonuses of this beautiful area.   On one of my trips to south of France, I stayed at a 400 year old Chateau Eza situated in the medieval village of Eze. The hilltop château is located on the Moyenne Corniche between Nice and Monaco and easily accessible from either city in less than 30 minutes. The climb to the château is steep but easily manageable through a cobblestone road, Bougainvillea clad walls and cute little artisan and boutique shops.   Chateau Eza used to be the winter residence of Prince William of Sweden and later was converted to a 5 star luxury hotel with the old fashion charm and modern comforts. There are only 14 suites, each with a unique decor, amazing bathroom, fireplace, stone walls, four-poster beds, private balconies with the most amazing …

5 days of peace in TRS Yucatan

Been a couple of weeks since I got back from much needed few days off and away at the newly renovated TRS Yucatan Hotel in Mayan Riviera. The resort is part of a bigger complex ran by Grand Palladium. Beautiful rooms, great service, food was great and the pool area was peaceful and kid free! The resort smells and looks great and is constantly being cleaned and maintained. As you walk in to the lobby you are whisked away by friendly receptionists to get checked in and quickly shuttled off to the room to start your vacation. The rooms are absolutely beautiful and modern looking with all sorts of amenities including a smart system controlled from your TV. I think this was one of the only few times I stayed at a hotel/resort that the pictures of the rooms online actually matched what I got in real life. One of many perks at the resort is access to your very own personal butler to deal with every little need from booking dinner reservations to finding …