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Articles by Christine Gray

Calala Island – The Caribbean's New Frontier
May 25, 2017
By Christine Gray
I'm sitting on the deck of my tropical bungalow listening to bird calls and gently lapping waves, looking out at a palm-fringed cay across the turquoise water.
Weekend Away: A Visit to Mexico's Tequila Country
April 26, 2017
By Christine Gray
We're aboard the luxurious new Tequila Herradura Express, on a scenic 90-minute ride from Guadalajara to Amatitán in Mexico's Jalisco state, renowned as the birthplace of tequila making.
Discovering Hidden Gems with Trafalgar
April 13, 2017
By Christine Gray
I’m visiting with princesses who are direct descendants of Mona Lisa being served wine that was chosen for the Pope on a grand estate in Tuscany established in the year 994 AD.
Fun in the Sun on Superyacht BINA
February 12, 2017
By Christine Gray
There's nothing like waking up in the morning on a yacht! Rising from our luxurious cabin to the terrace for breakfast, the sun is shining on St. Bart's villa-dotted hills, sailboats float in the shimmering water, and a rainbow beams in the distance after a passing shower.
Antarctica: A Dream Journey to the End of the Earth
December 17, 2016
By Christine Gray
Ushuaia, in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina is the southernmost city on our planet known as “Fin del Mundo” or “End of the World.” My husband and I have arrived here to embark on a once in a lifetime voyage to Antarctica.
Casa Majani, A Trophy Getaway in Exclusive Punta Mita
October 17, 2016
By Christine Gray
I'm lying in the same bed that Oscar winners have slept in, gazing out at my private pool and listening to the waves of the Pacific Ocean. With a touch of a button the blackout shades come down and I'm off to dreamland. I awake before dawn and step into the infinity-edge pool right from my suite. Floating, I gaze up at the star-filled sky. I'm not sure if I'm awake or still dreaming. This is what it feels like to stay at Casa Majani.
From Sea to Sky on the Rocky Mountaineer
October 9, 2016
By Christine Gray
Arriving in Vancouver is exhilarating. The energy of the city combined with the awesome natural beauty is electric.
Best Restaurants in Miami Beach
September 7, 2016
By Christine Gray
We have compiled a list of Miami Beach's best restaurants from classics to newbies. Here are 10 of the hottest restaurants to try now.
Glamorous Miami Beach: A-List Haunts and Hideaways
September 7, 2016
By Christine Gray
Cosmopolitan and tropical, Miami Beach defines cool and hot! There's definitely an energy here that is palpable.
Discovering the Best of Norway with Hurtigruten
July 18, 2016
By Christine Gray
Escaping to unspoiled nature is the ultimate luxury in this world we are living in. Norway, with its mountains, glaciers, and deep coastal fjords is one of the world's most beautiful locations to get away from it all.
A Luxurious Stay at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach
May 21, 2016
By Christine Gray
We visit the exclusive seaside haven, Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, on the occasion of their 10th anniversary.
7 Luxury Hotels on Every Continent with Spectacular Views from Every Room
December 25, 2015
By Christine Gray
Dreaming of a getaway with the 'WOW' factor? These seven hotels around the world offer incredible views from every room! Here's some inspiration for you!
A Visit to the Los Cabos International Film Festival
November 22, 2015
By Christine Gray
Celebrities come and go from Los Cabos on a regular basis making it a favorite A-list vacation hotspot like St. Bart's, Aspen and St. Tropez. But the glamour factor intensifies during the annual Los Cabos International Film Festival each November.
Adventure Meets Luxury at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
September 9, 2015
By Christine Gray
Highway 41 from Fresno-Yosemite International Airport is our route to Tenaya Lodge in Fish Camp, just two miles from Yosemite National Park's south entrance.
7 Amazing Luxury Lodges Around The World
July 26, 2015
By Christine Gray
These beautiful lodges in destinations around the world offer much to explore and appreciate: stunning design and architecture, incredible views, excellent cuisine, comfortable common spaces, gorgeous grounds and a wide array of activities.
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Hotel Valley Ho - Scottsdale, AZ
Escape to the sun in Scottsdale! A hideaway for celebrities, this Downtown Scottsdale resort features generously sized guest rooms with all-glass walls opening onto airy patios or balconies, many with views of Camelback Mountain.

 

 

 

Carneros Resort and Spa - Napa Valley, California
The resort features 86 charming private guest cottages and suites and nightly private luxury home rentals, each furnished with casual elegance and nestled in a lush garden courtyard with private deck.

 

 

 

Calala Island - Nicaragua
A luxury resort named one of "The 10 Best Private Islands in the World" is nestled in the undiscovered part of the Caribbean, off the coast of Nicaragua. Come experience barefoot luxury in a pristine paradise!

 

 

 

Carrington Italia - Amalfi Coast
Luxury Villa Accommodations and Personalized Service on Italy's celebrated Amalfi Coast. Experts in providing exclusive travel experiences and local knowledge of the Amalfi Coast.

 

 

 

Hotel del Coronado - San Diego
The iconic Hotel del Coronado has been the world's choice for creating inDELible moments and connections for over 128 years.

 

 

 

Eden Roc at Cap Cana - Punta Cana
Offering exclusive luxury in the Dominican Republic, Eden Roc at Cap Cana, the only Relais & Chateaux hotel on the island, features 34 freestanding suites with private pools and stunning views.

 

 

 

The Luxury Signature - The Finest Luxury Villas in Southeast Asia
The Luxury Signature is Southeast Asia's most exclusive collection of luxury villas rental and vacation homes, located in some of the most beautiful destinations including Phuket and Koh Samui in Thailand, and Bali in Indonesia.

 

 

 

Primland - Meadows of Dan, VA
A pristine Blue Ridge Mountain resort offering 12,000 acres of space, sky and shifting moods. Primland is the ultimate getaway for world-class golf, refined dining, and outdoor activities in an environment of rare natural beauty.

 

 

 

Rawai VIP Villas - Phuket, Thailand
A brand new family community and kids' park that epitomizes modern Thai luxury. Each of the 40 villas boasts a private pool in terraced courtyards.

 

 

Meadowood Napa Valley
Owned by vintners and dedicated to showcasing Napa Valley wines, Meadowood is a member of Relais & Chateaux and features a 3 Michelin Star Restaurant!

 

 

Hurtigruten Cruises
Go beyond a traditional cruise line - explore the world in an authentic, unique & natural style. Hurtigruten offers voyages to Antarctica, Norway, Iceland, Greenland & more.

 

 

From Milan to the Northern Lakes, Luxury and Romance
Relais & Chateaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully customize according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover.

 

 

Jade Mountain - St. Lucia
Jade Mountain is an exclusive luxury 'resort within a resort' with 24 suites at St. Lucia's famed Anse Chastanet Resort, in a truly romantic and magical setting poised high overlooking St. Lucia's Piton World Heritage site and the Caribbean Sea.

 

 

Home in Italy: The Most Stunning Villas Imaginable!
The portfolio includes handpicked properties located in the most beautiful regions of Italy; a team of specialists personally selects each villa and only the finest properties become part of the exclusive Home in Italy collection.

 

 

Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor - Siem Reap, Cambodia
Set across from the Royal Palace, Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor is one of the landmark historic hotels of the legendary Grand Tour of Indochina. The hotel first opened its doors in 1932 but the legend lives on today after careful restoration.

 

 

Relais San Sanino - Tuscany, Italy
Four suites are beautifully furnished with terracotta floors, wooden beams, refined fabrics, period furniture, travertine and marble, crystal showers, Jacuzzi with chromotherapy, Bang&Olufsen TV, iPod with AirMusic system.

 

 

BINA - Luxury Yacht Charter 142'
Offering remarkable quantities of luxury for a yacht of her size category, nothing but unadulterated bliss awaits you on board BINA. Sleeps 10-12 in 5 cabins.