4 Hotels for a Floral Experience

by Holly Riddle

Jun 17, 2018

© Hermin Utomo | Dreamstime

Tips / Travel

With summer in full bloom, here are four floral experiences you can enjoy at your next hotel stay.

The Bloomsbury
London property The Bloomsbury is a picturesque spot to spend a summer’s day, but its all-day dining restaurant Dalloway Terrace provides a fresh and seasonal menu and decor that takes perfection to another level. The totally Instagrammable restaurant is themed after a secret garden and, for this season only, the decor and menu puts the spotlight on the beautiful bee. Book a spot at the Honey Bee Afternoon Tea, served at 4 p.m. daily.

The Chatwal
Across the pond, book the Garden Suite at The Chatwal. The Manhattan retreat is situated on the seventh floor, with a south-facing terrace that boasts plenty of space, a fountain sculpture, heat lamps for chilly nights and an herb garden. Plus, for a limited time, when you book this suite exclusively, you get access to a butler who specializes in floral arrangements.

The Lowell
Nearby, at The Lowell, guests can book a morning with Charles Masson, restauranteur behind the on-site restaurant Majorelle. With a penchant for flower arranging, Masson teaches guests the art, starting with an early morning trip to the flower market and wrapping up with a lovely breakfast.

Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons
This property offers both a cookery and gardening school, but if it’s flowers you’re after, the gardening school is the perfect fit. Explore the 11 gardens and orchards, from the Japanese tea garden to the Hartley Botanic glasshouse. Full-day courses cover topics like edible flowers and pruning. All courses include equipment, a working lunch in the glasshouse, tea, coffee and viennoiseries.

#trazeetravel

Insta Feed
South America
Jun 25, 2019

Astrid y Gastón, Lima

On a recent trip to Lima, Peru, I had the privilege of dining at Gastón Acurio’s original Astrid y Gastón, in Miraflores.

Rental Cars Offer Flexibility for Business, Leisure or Both

Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.

Beauty
Jun 25, 2019

Holistic Beauty from Naturopathica

Naturopathica offers holistic spa products for use in the comfort of your own home. The company was founded in 1995 with the mission to educate people on the benefits of holistic health and its connection to beauty.

Trends / Voluntourism
Jun 24, 2019

Visit the Galapagos Islands During the Darwin Foundation’s 60th Anniversary

The Charles Darwin Foundation celebrates its 60th anniversary as a non-profit this year, making it the perfect time to head to the Galapagos Islands.

Unique Places to Stay on the Island of Ireland

Whether it’s a friendly B&B, a luxurious castle or a cliff-top lighthouse, accommodation on the island of Ireland is like no other. With a warm welcome guaranteed, enjoy the very best of Irish hospitality.

Trends / Food & Drink
Jun 24, 2019

Mastering The Art of the Greek Kafeneion

Drinking coffee in Greece is an art form. It's a part of life and if you plan to visit Greece and experience it like a local, visiting a Greek kafeneion, or coffeehouse, is a must.