Luxury Travel & Leisure Writer | World Itineraries
Longueville Manor on Jersey Island: the Best of Rustic Rural and Lively Urban
Sitting in the water at the edge of the heated open-air swimming pool at the elegant Longueville Manor on Jersey as the sun set slowly behi...
Enjoy Varna and the Elegance of Swiss-Belhotel Dimyat
With more than one hundred independent restaurants and cafes in Varna on Bulgaria's northern Black Sea coast, you might be inclined to avoid hotel-based ones...
Finding Restoration at Sardinia's 5-Star Ma&Ma Grand Hotel & 8,600-Sq.-Ft. Spa
Nestled amidst more than 20 scattered Sardinian islands and islets that make up the Archipelago of La Maddalena along the Bonifacio Strait, Ma&Ma Grand Hotel Resort & Spa could hardly occupy a...
Historic Catalan Mansion Houses Barcelona’s ABaC Restaurant & Hotel
Nestled in a Zen garden with a post-modern angel sculpture as a striking centerpiece, the boutique 15-room ABaC Restaurant & Hotel offers a quiet location just outside the centre of Barcelona, a 5...
Afternoon Teas With a Certain Je Nais Se Qua
Once the sacred preserve of England, afternoon tea has become a common practice across Europe, with different countries providing their unique takes on the longstanding custom. Like the United Kingdom...
Keeping it Cool in Barcelona
Trendy, lively and bold, these adjectives sum up the gleaming W Barcelona hotel standing tall above the city’s crescent-shaped, two-mile beach and boardwalk. Designed by architect Ricardo Bofill...
Bilbao’s Hotel Lopez de Haro is a Classic Setting with a Sense of History
From the outside, Bilbao’s Hotel Lopez de Haro is a stately blend of shiny brass and painted wood with a high block and brown-brick facade. The inside of the lobby is airy and open with a ...
Hotel Miró Offers Contemporary Style to Central Bilbao
When the Guggenheim Museum opened in Bilbao as part of the city’s post-industrial revitalization almost twenty years ago, new hotels mushroomed to take advantage of the flow of expected visitors...
Emerald Guitars Creates Bespoke Instruments Fit for Stars
With his sophisticated guitars now being played by such world-famous artists as Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams and Sinead O’Connor, Irish luthier Alistair Hay is enjoying ever-greater success. Having ...
About Sean Hillen
Sean Hillen has been an international journalist and editor for almost 40 years and is also a published author. His latest book is a high-end contemporary fiction novel, Pretty Ugly - a thrilling, intriguing ride through the murky undercurrent of corporate and political machinations bridging the complex worlds of medicine, media and modeling. http://www.seanhillenauthor.com/ His experience spans several continents - in Ireland, for the national daily, The Irish Times in England, as foreign correspondent for The Times and Daily Telegraph. In the US, Sean worked at the United Nations Media Center in New York, Scripps Howard Broadcasting and regional newspaper, The Kansas City Times. His writing has also appeared in publications such as Time magazine and The Wall Street Journal. Sean's imaginative travel book, Digging for Dracula examines fact and fiction about the world's most infamous vampire and was published on the centennial anniversary of Bram Stoker's Gothic novel.