Category Archives: Luxury Travel

Michelle says: “If you are going to take off around the world, do it in style. This section is dedicated to luxury travel, with my favourite airlines, the occasional spa, special restaurant, unique interview – all in all, this section is dedicated to luxury travel.”

Interview with Luxury Brand Consultant Jean Marc Colanesi

Interview by Michelle Chaplow Jean Marc Colanesi is a French brand consultant specializing in luxury markets. He combines his professional work with lecturing at two Spanish marketing educational institutes, ESIC Business & Marketing School and ICEMD (the Institute for the … Continue reading

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A Celebration of 175 Years of Photography

By Michelle Chaplow I believe that photography holds more power today then ever before. Photography, following its invention, was in the hands of the elitist few. Nowadays, that landscape has completely changed. Never before in the history of mankind have … Continue reading

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A visit To Nobu. West Hollywood. Los Angeles. USA

By Michelle Chaplow After attending the opening of Nobu in Monte Carlo, I was delighted to be invited by chef Nobu Matsuhisa to dine at his restaurant in Los Angeles. The Four Seasons Rolls-Royce took myself and my friend Julia … Continue reading

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Royals, movie stars, celebrity chefs, F1 drivers – and me – gather at the Fairmont Monte Carlo in Monaco for a glamorous, star-studded restaurant opening.

  The Journey Here in Spain on 7 January – the day after the Spanish Christmas, when the Reyes Magos arrive laden with gifts – life starts to get back to normal after two weeks of holidays. But not for … Continue reading

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The Fairmont The Palm, hot stone massages and a Brazilian churrascaria

By Michelle Chaplow. The Palm, The World – the manmade islands of the Emirates. My next hotel overnight venture had one of the world’s most famous addresses: The Palm, Dubai – the world’s largest manmade island shaped like a palm … Continue reading

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The British Airways First Class Concorde Room at Heathrow Airport.

By Michelle Chaplow The joys of flying First (it’s the journey that counts). A very wealthy friend of mine once said to me: “Michelle, right now, in your profession as a luxury hotel photographer, you are in the very best … Continue reading

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Quality Hunting in Helsinki with Finnair and Helsinki Airport.

Quality Hunting in Helsinki Quality Hunters 2013 is a Finnish initiative set up by Helsinki Airport and Finnair. It is a two-day workshop, bringing together frequent-flying passengers and service development professionals, with the aim of coming up with practical ideas … Continue reading

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