Posts in the Europe category

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Spain

A Unique Stay at Hotel Único Madrid

Sometimes a visit to a big city calls for a stay in a small, boutique hotel that delivers personal service and attention to detail – well I’ve got the one for you. Part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection, Hotel Único Madrid is small in size but big in personality. This bijou… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Spain

Divine Gastronomy at Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine

Not only is Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine a 12th century monastery turned five star luxury hotel, is also a temple to gastronomy in the Spanish countryside.   Let’s start with Refectorio, the hotel’s Michelin star restaurant, located in an incredible room that was once the monk’s refectory. With soaring ceilings, Gothic arches and an original 17th century fresco… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe UK

The Kitchen Cookery School at Chewton Glen

The likelihood is that your earliest food memories will be of your mother’s cooking and food preparation. For me that was packed lunches for school, my favourite dinner of spaghetti bolognese and – growing up in a Jewish household – homemade chicken soup that could cure any lurgi. With an invitation to stay at our… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Greece

10 Reasons To Visit Santorini

If the Greek Islands were a jewellery box, Santorini would be the prize diamond. Glittering brightly with white houses spread like pearls across the hillside, emerald blue seas and sparkling golden sunsets. I visited several of the Greek Islands as a child, and Mr S and I stayed on the fellow Cycladic Island of Mykonos… Read more »