Monthly Archives: April 2013

OUT AND ABOUT IN NYC: LUNCH AT STK MIDTOWN

  I am usually off on a Sunday and/or Monday and whenever I am not traveling and in NYC I like to investigate and explore “as a good concierge should” restaurants, attractions, neighborhoods, anything and everything about our City.   … Continue reading

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DRIVING THE WINE TRAIL FROM QUEENSTOWN TO CROMWELL

  On a lovely Autumn Day I decided to explore the well known wine trail of The Gibbston Valley and Central Otago wine region.  This is located on the South Island of New Zealand and could be an easy half … Continue reading

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QUEENSTOWN EXCURSIONS: INCREDIBLE JOURNEY TO GLENORCHY!!

  There are several magnificent day trips and multi-day excursions in and out of Queenstown.  Milford Sound of course is “must see” and one of the most popular however it can be quite long in one day departing early in … Continue reading

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EXPLORING SPECTACULAR QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND

Conveniently located in the south-central area of the South Island of New Zealand; Queenstown, NZ has one of the most spectacular settings in the world.  Surrounded by the majestic peaks of a mountain range called The Remarkables; the scenery is … Continue reading

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FLYING ON AIR NEW ZEALAND FROM LAX TO QUEENSTOWN VIA AUCKLAND!!

  Air New Zealand is definitely the airline of choice when flying to New Zealand offering a twice daily schedule of non stops from LAX and conveniently departing late evening; one at 915PM and the second at 1030PM.   The … Continue reading

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DEPARTING TONIGHT ON AIR NEW ZEALAND LAX TO AUCKLAND THEN QUEENSTOWN

  Departing tonight on Air New Zealand #5 Non Stop service from LAX to Auckland.   Then connecting with Air New Zealand #609 from Auckland to Queenstown.   The approximately flying time from LAX to Auckland is 12 hours, then … Continue reading

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EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AND WELCOME AT THE PENINSULA BEVERLY HILLS

  For years I had heard from guests, friends and colleagues about the exceptional service of The Peninsula Beverly Hills.  During this recently 24 hour stopover on my way to New Zealand I decided to take the opportunity to experience … Continue reading

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