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Jul 19, 15, 2:34 am
Replies: 938
Views: 177,773
Posted By LuxuryRogue

To sum it up: from a real luxury perspective...

To sum it up: from a real luxury perspective (incl. crowd control), there are currently 3 hotels in London.

* Bulgari

* Savoy

* Ritz

Sorry to hear about the Lanesborough going down.
Jul 18, 15, 12:13 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,006
Posted By LuxuryRogue

I loved that hotel too, in particular the bar on...

I loved that hotel too, in particular the bar on the top floor.
Jul 17, 15, 5:52 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,006
Posted By LuxuryRogue

I like the other Kempinski in Slovakia, the High...

I like the other Kempinski in Slovakia, the High Tatras.





Out of the top of my head there are plenty of rather new Kempinskis: Berchtesgaden (from IC), Geneva (from Hilton), Vienna,...
Jul 17, 15, 5:43 am
Replies: 34
Views: 4,994
Posted By LuxuryRogue

Before the armchair speculations about foreign...

Before the armchair speculations about foreign countries get completely out of hand, have a look at the World Bank's tourism figures:

http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/ST.INT.ARVL

Iran: 4.8...
Jul 16, 15, 3:45 am
Replies: 34
Views: 4,994
Posted By LuxuryRogue

This thread is a good showcase for my studies.

This thread is a good showcase for my studies.
Jul 5, 15, 10:02 am
Replies: 938
Views: 177,773
Posted By LuxuryRogue

Yes, the anti-cr*p dresscode is still enforced at...

Yes, the anti-cr*p dresscode is still enforced at the Savoy and the Ritz, and several others.
Jul 5, 15, 9:48 am
Replies: 36
Views: 11,982
Posted By LuxuryRogue

Anyone else with a friend in Bora Bora? I've...

Anyone else with a friend in Bora Bora?

I've been there several times myself, and this whole thread is just a statement about the quality of flyertalk.
Jul 5, 15, 3:04 am
Replies: 78
Views: 24,453
Posted By LuxuryRogue

W.T.F. (What Terrific Forum) Funny,...

W.T.F.
(What Terrific Forum)



Funny, I was suspended for making a similar "political" statement about Bhutan, where it's equally true. Double standards.
Jul 5, 15, 2:41 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,545
Posted By LuxuryRogue

Thank you for the report ^ Have you decided...

Thank you for the report ^

Have you decided not to post the one particular foto from the "jungle night"?
Jul 3, 15, 1:43 am
Replies: 36
Views: 11,982
Posted By LuxuryRogue

Well said.

Well said.
Jul 1, 15, 11:22 am
Replies: 21
Views: 6,484
Posted By LuxuryRogue

Thank you for this very interesting report. ...

Thank you for this very interesting report.

From the fotos, my initial impression was not so "rustic". In the OPs description of "Soneva’s trademark rustic-chic eco-design" I saw predominantly...
Jul 1, 15, 9:01 am
Replies: 36
Views: 11,982
Posted By LuxuryRogue

There are some interesting flight combinations to...

There are some interesting flight combinations to Tahiti via New Caledonia, Wallis & Futuna, Easter Island, and of course the standard connections Los Angeles, Tokyo, Fiji, Santiago and Auckland.
Jul 1, 15, 2:19 am
Replies: 36
Views: 11,982
Posted By LuxuryRogue

I agree. By using the 3rd party quotation,...

I agree.

By using the 3rd party quotation, the OP may hope to be legally on the safer side, when "hating" someone. OP doesn't really substantiate any serious problem at the hotel. In some...
Jul 1, 15, 1:48 am
Replies: 46
Views: 8,256
Posted By LuxuryRogue

Fleming's original book ... ...

Fleming's original book ...

http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/files/2012/10/birds-of-the-west-indies.png

... would probably fetch > six figures at auction. Newer editions on amazon are...
Jun 25, 15, 12:19 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 8,256
Posted By LuxuryRogue

Great info. Many thanks, pricesquire. ...

Great info. Many thanks, pricesquire.



Indeed:

"Blackwell was born in Westminster, London. ... Blackwell's mother, the former Blanche Lindo, was born in Costa Rica, and was a Sephardic Jew...
Jun 24, 15, 1:22 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 8,256
Posted By LuxuryRogue

Thanks for this very detailed report about an...

Thanks for this very detailed report about an unusual property, pricesquire.



Heh, can`t think of a more sexy sounding airport :D


Great to see the inside of the Ian Fleming Villa, too.
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Jun 22, 15, 12:50 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 21,850
Posted By LuxuryRogue

^ +1 to namaguide, mike_la_jolla, Pausanias and...

^ +1 to namaguide, mike_la_jolla, Pausanias and Raffles

Whereas I opine that the G. Guide is a nice business idea and it undoubtedly has value for luxury / travel beginners, I don't like how the...
Jun 22, 15, 11:29 am
Replies: 7
Views: 3,721
Posted By LuxuryRogue

:confused: I think we have different...

:confused:



I think we have different perspectives.

In regards to Famous Hotel Owners:
Forum: USA
Jun 19, 15, 3:25 am
Replies: 59
Views: 6,706
Posted By LuxuryRogue

That was not too bad. Try again :D

That was not too bad.



Try again :D
Forum: USA
Jun 19, 15, 2:24 am
Replies: 59
Views: 6,706
Posted By LuxuryRogue

You tried to spell penseur? ...

You tried to spell penseur?
...
Forum: USA
Jun 18, 15, 11:09 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 6,706
Posted By LuxuryRogue

Only the most dumbed down country can come up...

Only the most dumbed down country can come up with such a stupid question on an international forum.

If there is one country that has nothing "domestic" about itself, it is that melting pot of...
Jun 18, 15, 12:16 pm
Replies: 171
Views: 88,987
Posted By LuxuryRogue

Congratulations! Good to see innovative start-ups...

Congratulations! Good to see innovative start-ups in the "real" world.
Jun 18, 15, 11:45 am
Replies: 66
Views: 13,579
Posted By LuxuryRogue

^ Good idea to include Druk Air and the...

^

Good idea to include Druk Air and the drive.

There should be more hotel reviews combined with trip reports here.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 16, 15, 5:29 am
Replies: 106
Views: 11,876
Posted By LuxuryRogue

I assume you are just trolling. Or does your...

I assume you are just trolling.

Or does your comfort egotism extend to flatulence, hallitosis and cheesy feet too?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 16, 15, 5:23 am
Replies: 35
Views: 5,517
Posted By LuxuryRogue

It's a cultural thing. For a North...

It's a cultural thing.

For a North American, the uniform (incl. flight attendants, police, military), and the assumption of power, is the immediate opportunity to drop his fake friendliness, his...
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