Codelia Mantsebo

Codelia Mantsebo

The 8 Best Restaurants in Florence

By Codelia Mantsebo

The philosophy of traditional Tuscan cuisine is fresh, local ingredients, simply cooked. Relying heavily on traditional Italian meats and vegetables, cooked in the simplest way possible, often avoiding the use of heavy sauces. T-bone steak prepared on chestnut wood and served with salt, pepper and a drizzle of olive oil is a Florentine specialty, as well as a number of […]

15 High Profile Bugatti Veyron Owners

By Codelia Mantsebo

The market for beautifully crafted supercars is hardly undersubscribed, but for the last seven years Bugatti has attracted big names like no other. Reading like a who’s who of sports, fashion and music, the list of Bugatti Veyron owners really is awe-inspiring. Acclaimed by British motor magazine show Top Gear as the car of the decade, the Bugatti Veyron – […]


Countdown To 2018: The 5 Best Places In Asia To Celebrate The New Year

By Codelia Mantsebo Bid farewell to the old and ring in the New Year in Asia overlooking an infinity pool or make it a night to remember and gaze at a sky full of fireworks from 118 stories high. Whether you wish to celebrate it in full revelry with fireworks in Taipei or get foamy in Sentosa, there is always […]

The 6 Best German Christmas Markets

By Codelia Mantsebo To immerse yourself in a truly festive experience, you need to be admiring fine handmade crafts over a glass of gløgg or steaming hot mulled red wine laden with raisins. Amongst the most popular of hotspots for fruity ciders, mulled wine and delicious delicacies is Germany. From medieval Nuremberg to captivating Cologne, Germany celebrates yuletide in high […]

Results Are In: Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants 2017

Elite Traveler, in association with Grey Goose has announced the world’s best dining destinations, voted by the Elite Traveler readers for the sixth consecutive year. This year, the readers voted the best restaurants in a total of 62 different cities and towns, from San Francisco to São Paulo and Chicago to Hong Kong. Topping the list for the very first […]

The 5 Best Indian Restaurants in Florence

The sweet scents of aromatic herbs and the vibrancy of colored spices define the authentic taste and delicate flavors of Indian cuisine. While Florence offers some of the finest traditional Tuscan cuisine, made from fresh local ingredients, the city is also brimming with top class chefs and award winning restaurants that serve authentic Indian cuisine reminiscent of the taste of […]

Suite Dreams: The 10 Best Suites in New York

By Codelia Mantsebo Nicknamed ‘the city that never sleeps’, New York’s most luxurious hotels offer everything from a pillow menu to customizable, heat-absorbing mattresses to ensure maximum snugness. Packed with connotations of style, glamour and grandeur, elite hotels in New York will feature all that the elite traveler desires, from designer décor to floor-to-ceiling windows offering panoramic views of the […]

7 of London’s Most Instagram-Worthy Christmas Locations

By Codelia Mantsebo There’s nothing more festive as London at Christmas time. From glittering Christmas lights and ice skating to horse drawn carriage rides and avant-garde Christmas decorations, London is a Christmas wonderland. With news that the UK capital is the second most Instagrammed city in the world, it’s time to step off the beaten track of its tourist landmarks […]

Top 6 Luxury Transport Services

By Codelia Mantsbo Since the automobile was first invented, there has always been a growing interest with the most elite methods of land travel. Today, there are a plethora of luxury transport services available for the discerning elite traveler. While driving luxury cars with turbocharged engines and leather clad interiors depicts lavish living, chauffeur driven vehicles are considered the embodiment […]

Most Influential Chefs of the Past and Next Decade from the UK

Whether they are global celebrities or fly under-the-radar, the UK’s most beloved culinary icons and rising influencers drive the appetites of the English food chain. In collaboration with world-famous food critic Andy Hayler, Elite Traveler takes a look at the most influential Chefs of the past and next decade from the UK. Nicknamed “The Michelin Man”, Andy Hayler has reportedly eaten […]