Shel - "The Gourmand"
Longtime Luxury Link traveler Shel is a self-avowed "Gourmand". Read her insights on a great epicurean vacation, and determine your own travel persona by taking this short, fun quiz. You can even enter to win a $500 credit towards your next Luxury Link vacation experience!
Q: What do you consider the best city in the world for foodies?
A: Bangkok. The BEST French food I ever had was in Hua Hin AKA resort, which was an early LL purchase. Hong Kong would be a close second. Never been to Singapore but it has a fabulous reputation.
Q: Can you recommend a Luxury Link property for fellow gourmands?
A: That's a brutal question! I have to choose one? Several of my faves were Siam Kempinksi Bangkok and Mateya Safari Lodge, South Africa. I am hopeful that Kapama Karula will have exceptional wine and food. I love Pintotage wines and Cap Classique bubbly. Everything tastes better on safari!
Q: In your opinion, what’s the top destination for wine tasting?
Argentina will be a target for us to explore in the near future. Word of warning: Bali is NOT a good destination for oenophiles. Lots of other advantages, tho!
Q: How do you like to truly indulge while on vacation?
Spas are my weakness. I took my husband to one in Thailand and he was hooked! Most of our LL purchases include massages and luxury spa facilities.
Q: What destination (that you have yet to visit), are you hoping to get to soon?
Oh--another kicker! Probably more of Argentina. We've only been to Buenos Aires (I went to Iguacu as a very young traveler). Maybe some of the recent Kenya offerings. Or Siem Reap and the Orient Express train to SIngapore. NO--wait--Victoria Falls. Oh, Ben--never make a woman decide unitl she's ready...
Shel's Thai Cooking Class