London Layover: An Oasis of Serenity at Sofitel London Heathrow

For travelers facing early morning departures, late evening arrivals, or long layovers, the Sofitel London Heathrow, located right at the airport, is the perfect place to relax and de-stress. Rooms can be booked for overnight stays or for day stays between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Alternatively, weary travelers can while away a few hours…

A Sybaritic Weekend In Paris: Memorable But Costly

A Sybaritic Weekend In Paris: Memorable But Costly

When our 30th anniversary was approaching, my husband and I realized we had never been to Paris as a couple. We decided that this milestone was a good as any excuse for planning an over-the-top weekend celebration. Paris is so rich and monumental—in terms of history, cuisine, art and culture—that mapping out an itinerary, particularly…

Nobis Hotel: Captivating Luxury in Stockholm

The 201-room Nobis Hotel, which opened in 2010, is centrally located on Norrmalmstorg Square in downtown Stockholm. Its address has assumed an infamous role in history and culture: The term Stockholm syndrome, coined in 1973, is used to describe a psychological phenomenon that occurred within these walls. The ground floor of the existing structure once…