New York Whiskey Bars

In New York City, there is no shortage of places to enjoy whisky, however, your mood or need may require a bar with a certain vibe. If you are looking for a good selection of whisky, but you may need the bar for different social reasons I have some recommendations. In addition, all three locations do whisky tasting and classes. Prices range from free to “Holy shit! How much?”

Catching the Waves

Kalon Surf School, on the unspoiled Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica is THE destination for the discerning surfer. Its boutique, Bali-style mansion has six luxury suites; with panoramic views of either the ocean or the jungle (depending which way they face), sumptuous linens and decent wifi. Guests can devour wagyu beef or fresh tuna after a day on the waves.

Globe Trotting with Carlos Melia

Jetsetter and Bonvivant, for over 25 years, Carlos Melia has developed a personal brand as a world leading Luxury Travel Curator. He has become a full-service bespoke Travel Agent, Travel Blogger, Concierge, Hospitality Consultant and Celebrity Wedding Planner, earning the mote of “Little Marco Polo”.
Carlos weaves from one destination to another creating a personal reportoire of Luxury Travel & Lifestyle by journalling his experiences, one step at the time.

The Origins of Dorne

We are paying homage to the incredible landscapes and backdrops of this iconic series. From Northern Ireland and Iceland, to southern Croatia, Malta and Morocco, we have seen many countries playing a starring role in George R.R. Martin’s epic creation. Season 6 and 7, however, have seen Spain become the protagonist and shows off the incredible areas of Andalucia, Cataluña and País Vasco, amongst others. But nowhere was more impress than the warmer climes of Dorne, the most southerly of the seven kingdoms of Westeros, and the lands of Essos, across the Narrow Sea. The bullring of the Andalusian town of Osuna became the fighting pits of Meereen, the Alcazar of Seville was the perfect substitute for Sunspear, the capital of Dorne, and its Water Gardens, while Cordoba’s Roman Bridge became the Long Bridge of Volantis. But all this pales in comparison to the true beauty of the Andalucian City of Granada. To share the best of Andalucia we got in touch with