TRAVEL UPDATE Paris Fashion Week & UK

TRAVEL UPDATE Paris Fashion Week & UK  |  Travel Update  |  On the road again for a week. Off to Paris for Rubin Singer Resort 2015 Fashion Week, followed by a fun weekend with friends in London. Reviewing Le Royal Monceau Paris by Raffles Hotels, Mandarin Oriental Paris. Staying at La Reserve in Trocadero. THANK YOU Michael Romei at Les Clefs d’Or for arranging our dinners specially our favorite at Le Voltaire.  Internet access and time will be limited, therefore I might not be able to blog or post as usual. I invite you to follow my hour by hour experiences, reviews and tips on hotels, restaurants, and more at my Instagram @CarlosMeliaBlog. Let’s keep the conversation going. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

 

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TRAVEL ALERT France & Italy

Travel Alert by www.carlosmeliablog.com TRAVEL ALERT France & Italy  |  For the next 10 days, I will be traveling in Paris, France and the South of Italy at the Puglia region. Internet access and time will be limited, therefore I might not be able to blog or post as usual. I invite you to follow my hour by hour experiences, reviews and tips on hotels, restaurants, and more at my Instagram @CarlosMeliaBlog. Let’s keep the conversation going. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

 

During this trip I will be reviewing and experiencing: ( Paris, France ) Staying at Hotel de Sers and Hotel Vernet. Visiting and reviewing Chateau Bouffemont, Le Royal Monceau by Raffles Hotels and Eduard 7. Dinners at Michelin star Il CarpaccioLa Cuisine de l’E7 and Restaurant Le V. Flying New York / Paris / New York on Open Skies.

 

( Puglia, Italy ) Visiting Bari, Lecce, Monopoli, Alberobello, Martina Franca, Ostuni, Maruggio, Beach of Campomarino, Gallipoli, Galatina and Otranto  . Hotel stays at Borgo Egnazia, Le Fabriche Masseria, Relais Corte Palmieri, Hotel Risorgimento. Site inspections of Masseria San Domenico, Masseria Cimino, Relais Don Ferrante, Le Alcove, Pietrefitte, Masseria Torre Coccaro, Masseria Torre Maizza, La Sommita, Masseria Bagnara, Matatelure, Masseria Montelauro and Masseria Prosperi. Flying Paris / Bari / Paris with Alitalia.

 

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SEP/OCT13 Jet-Setting the World

SEP/OCT13 Jet-Setting the World

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SEP/OCT13 Jet-Setting the World | SEP/OCT 2013 my next two month jet- setting around the world covering the world of Luxury Travel and Hospitality. Stay tuned to my Instagram. NewYork to/from LasVegas for YLC and LTX 2013, MEXICO RivieraMaya ARGENTINA BuenosAires ITALY w/ Rubin Singer Rome Florence Venice SCOTLAND Edinburgh ENGLAND London. Carlos Melia curating the world of Luxury Travel & Lifestyle by experience. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

 

(*) Sponsor Airlines: Delta Airlines (Business Class) + American Airlines + GermanWings

 

Las Vegas: Young Leaders Conference + Luxury Travel Exchange 2013 + The Venitian Hotel
Mexico: ILTM Americas + Rosewood Mayakoba
Italy: The First Luxury Hotel + Hassler Hotel + Villa San Michelle + Four Seasons Firenze + Hotel Cipriani + The Gritti Palace + Westin Europe & Regina.
Scotland: Nira Caledonia + The Balmoral + The Royal Scotsman Orient Express Train
UK: The Goring Hotel

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GPS Carlos Melia on my way to Europe

20120621-123233.jpgGPS Carlos Melia on my way to Europe | New York, United States | At La Guardi Airport, taking my United Airlines flight to Washington to coonect to my international flight. Yes, I am on my way to Europe right now – Berlin, Istanbul, London, Bath, Costwolds and Stratfford to review the new Business Class and state-of-the-art 747-8 by Lufthansa and a few hotels by W Hotels, Design Hotels and Rocco Forte. This trip is coordinated and sponsored in parts by Visit Britain, Aristo Tours, Istanbul Conventions and Visitors Bureau and PR&Co. All to be posted and shared here. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

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Berlin – Istanbul – London here I come

Berlin – Istanbul – London here I come   |  Hey dear followers, next week I am going on tour once again. This time to several destinations in Europe. Pride Season is on and I am taking of to key cities at the Old Continent.  So stay tuned since I will be reviewing several destinations, hotels, tours and restaurants. The itinerary will be:

Berlin, Germany
 – June 21/25 (special thanks to Lufthansa, United Airways and Hotel de Rome by Rocco Forte) I will be heading there to try the new Business Class by Lufthansa, for the pre-opening of the Nuremberg Airport and the Berlin Gay Pride Parade

Istanbul, Turkey
 – June 25/29 (special thanks to Aristo ToursLufthansaW Istanbul, The Sofa Hotel, Design Hotels and Istanbul Convention Visitors Bureau, Interlimousine and The House Hotel of Nisantasi and Galatasaray) This will be my first visit to Turkey and I am already uber excited about it. Was high on my Travel Bucket List.

London, Bath, Costwolds and Stratford, England
– June 29/July 09 (special thanks to Visit Britain, Boutique Marketing, Eccleston Square Hotel and PR&Co) A full week exploring my beloved London and new areas to discover. We will take part of the VIP World Pride Event.

So stay tuned, and follow all my travel chronicles, tips and reviews on all these amazing and exciting destinations. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

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Onboard Orient-Express Train to Singapore

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Onboard Orient-Express Train to Singapore | Bangkok to Singapore | Just Checked IN at the South East Asia Orient-Express Train from Bangkok Thailand to Singapore via Malaysia. Will be offline till next Wednesday when I arrive to Singapore on a debauchery of luxury and style for my 38th Birthday. Special thanks to Tom and all the people at Orient-Express Trains for a fabulous Birthday present. Cheers CM

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GPS Carlos Melia Back in Thailand


GPS Carlos Melia Back in Thailand
 |  Bangkok, Thailand  |  Waking up this morning in Bangkok. Opening the windows of my apartment and seeing the old style Thai Houses, the perfect temperature, the smells in the air….. Now having a great breakfast next to the pool. I know now why I choose Thailand over and over. I feel like home here. Later on today, tea at Four Seasons with my my friend Nicola and Lady Gaga’s Press Conference Party at the Paragon. Bangkok ROCKS !!!! So happy to be back for a month, it feels like I never left. Continue reading GPS Carlos Melia Back in Thailand

My Birthday onboard Orient-Express Train South East Asia

My Birthday onboard the Orient-Express Train in South East Asia  |  Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore  |  Getting my TUXEDO and suits ready. YEAH. !!!!! My Birthday (March 12) onboard of the Orient-Express Train for four nights crossing South East Asia, from Bangkok to Malaysia and Singapore is CONFIRMED !!!! Another aspect of Luxurious travel. Can’t wait !!!! Dress Code FORMAL. I love it. Indeed A Journey Like no Other by Orient-Express. A total of 4 days and 3 nights onboard the Epic Orient-Express Train. Travel from Bangkok across the beautiful scenery that Thailand offers, past the legendary River Kwai and onwards to Malaysia. Enjoy the sights of colonial Georgetown and Fort Cornwallis, before crossing the causeway over the Straits of Johor to the elegant city of Singapore. Items #04 and #05 from 2012 Carlos Melia Travel Bucket List Checked out. Still 16 more to go. CM

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Travel Update Le Sereno and St. Barth here I go

Travel Update Le Sereno and St. Barth here I go  Saint Barthelemy  |  Next Monday, I am heading for the first time to the idilic French West Indies of St. Barth. Emerged as one of the world’s most elegant and fashionable resorts. Frequented primarily by an upscale clientele,  attracts discriminating travelers who favor an exclusive vacation spot. I am being hosted by Le Sereno Hotel, an intimate, elegant sanctuary. A beachfront gem with 37 exquisitely furnished suite and villas. Continue reading Travel Update Le Sereno and St. Barth here I go