Top Hotels: Favorite Rooms and Floors-Why settle for any room?

The below room specific recommendations for 3 great UK hotels is from one of the most astute and pickiest travelers that I know: GLENEAGLES-ROOM 210 I briefly looked at your latest posting. Sorry, again what stuck out for me was the Gleneagles is one word. I have been there three times and is one of [...]

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Handmade Shoes-England vs Hong Kong

It used to amaze me that people would actually have shoes made. I mean there are great shoes off the rack, like Ferrigamo, Church, New and Lingwood, Crockett and Jones, JM Weston,  Tanino Crisci, Edward Jones, Berluti, Church and, my favorite, Alden. As my arches rose, so became my need for orthodics. This basically eliminated [...]

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Four Tailors Contest-Saville Row Contestant is a dud

No one should deny themselves getting clothes made for them, if only one time in your life. Looking at swatch books, discuss thread counts and then, being worked over like a S Class Mercedes with a top mechanic in Stuttgart is nothing short of heaven. It all started quite by accident with me, traveling with [...]

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