This guesthouse is so discreet, you could very easily walk right past, but not before glancing in and envying the lucky person who gets to live there. That’s when you might finally notice the inconspicuous 28 Degrees sign.
When I realised that I had a couple of days free before my annual Saint-Tropez trip, one thought sprung to mind: embrace my inner Grace Kelly and pop over to Monte-Carlo.
With just over 48 hours (3 days, 2 nights), it would be just enough time to get a good taste of the Monte-Carlo life and see for myself the allure of this place.
Flemings Mayfair is not only one of the oldest hotels in London, with a history dating back to 1851, but it is also one of the city’s rare privately owned hotels with it being in the same family for over 40 years now. The building itself is even older - actually buildings, plural. The hotel is made up of 13 Georgian Townhouses circa 1731 and lest you think the hotel must be stuffy and traditional, it’s not.
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Shangtasia Luxury Art Rooms, the brain child of famous (and rather risqué!) artist Philippe Shangti who has the most genius creative talent mixed with a savvy commercial head.