Delta Airlines Business Class, an old fashion style

When you want to use your miles for a complimentary round trip in business class, rule #1 says you have to look for the cheaper tickets. The only choice I had to go to New York with my miles via a direct flight was to take Delta Airlines Business Class ; well, I definitely have to change my rule #1, because this…
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Bulgari Milan, the quintessence of luxury

Milan is a very suprising city, which offers both the best and the worst in term of luxury and architecture. For sure, this is a paradox for a leading fashion place but fortunately we past our first stay there in an oasis of indulgence and relaxation, the Bulgari Milan. Hidden on a private street close to La Scala, Piazza del…
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Elegance and discretion at the Halkin

For our second 2013 stay in London, we made the choice of discretion and elegance staying at The Halkin. Let’s put aside opulent properties for a while and focus on this charming luxury boutique hotel Located in the exclusive Belgravia district, away from the city traffic and noise but close to all main points of interest. This human scale hotel…
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Europe tour via London and Milan

Europe is a good travel option for late October as you can still benefit of good weather, warm temperatures and discover gorgeous autumnal landscapes ; moreover all capitals and main european cities are easily available by train or plane through shorthaul. So on this basis and upon readers’ requests, we decided to visit London – let’s say our first “traveling” home…
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Take a break at Grand Hotel Bordeaux & Spa

Bordeaux is a wonderful place to spend romantic time and have a good overview of French heritage – architecture, wine, fashion – just few steps from Paris ; you can refer to our Travels section for more details. To plan a luxury trip there, The Luxe Insider would definitely recommend to stay at the Grand Hotel Bordeaux & Spa where we enjoyed…
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Pleasant stay at Armani Dubai

Dubai is a vibrant city in a constant land extension – 15% increase by year –  with a population highly interested by luxury goods and hotels. Indeed you can find five-star hotels and palaces everywhere, from small jewels like Bab Al Shams Desert resort to huge complex like Atlantis The Palm, so the choice of a place to stay might…
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Peaceful night in Emirates Business Class

The Emirates miles loyalty program is good enough to allow you a free upgrade from Economy to Business after only one Economy return from Europe to Dubai, that’s why we took the occasion during our 2013 Middle-East Tour to flight from Dubai to Malé (Maldives) in Business with the few miles we had. First when you arrive at the airport you find…
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