Sasha Ene

Lifestyle Editor

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I am a lifestyle editor at Lux Afrique. I enjoy showcasing the most luxurious experiences around the world - from best hotels and restaurants, to fashion shows and jewellery exhibitions. I am based in London, but quite often my work takes to me some exotic places, like China or Mauritius.

Claridges – the dream wedding venue fit for the Queen

If you are looking for a wedding venue fit for a Queen (Queen Elizabeth II has stayed in the hotel on numerous occasions), then Claridges is the one. This art deco luxury hotel with its stunning chandeliers, high ceilings and…

Our editor picks 2 of the best hotel restaurants in London so you don’t have to

Foodie? Coming to London?  Can’t decide on the hotel? Let your taste buds take a pick. Jean-Georges at The Connaught View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Connaught (@theconnaught) World-renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten brings his signature cuisine…

Is MNKY HSE still one of the hottest Latin American restaurants in London?

MNKY HSE (pronounced Monkey House) is a Latin American restaurant that is located behind a discreet entrance at No. 10 Dover Street, Mayfair. Opening the heavy black door with door knobs adorned with metal monkey faces reveal an intimate bar and…

Remembering our stay at Four Seasons Shanghai

Place yourself in the heart of Shanghai, just minutes from the best shopping, entertainment and business the city offers. Recently, Condé Nast Traveler’s China Gold List 2018 has named Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai among the country’s Best Business Hotels. This…

Discover a taste of what you really fancy at Brasserie of Light

Brasserie of Light, a brand new destination restaurant & bar from Caprice Holdings is now open in Selfridges. It’s by the people who own, among many others, The Ivy, Le Caprice and Sexy Fish. Contemporary, artistic and elegant, The Brasserie…

Enjoy a stylish escape in Beijing’s countryside at Sunrise Kempinski Hotel

Sunrise Kempinski Hotel is located alongside the picturesque Yanqi Lake with magnificent views of Yanshan Mountain. When you see it for the first time, the building is so impressive that you are not even sure it is real! My first…

Experience the finer things at The Peninsula Manila hotel

The Peninsula Manila, one of the finest hotels in the capital of the Philippines, has won many awards and accolades. These include Conde Nast Traveler 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards, Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards and Top 15 Hotels in Southeast Asia.…

Best Moscow restaurants – our editor’s pick

Voskhod  A new Alexander Rappoport’s restaurant “Voskhod” has been opened in Zaryadye park. Alexander is a famous Russian restaurateur, known for his focus on food quality, creativity and attention to detail. He has been named ‘Restaurateur of the Year’ by…

The very best hotels in Beijing

Recently, I have been visiting Beijing to experience the best luxury hotels out there. Juxtaposing the old and new, Beijing offers a variety of luxury hotels from global hotel chains to some local players, unknown to foreigners. Beijing is not…

Afternoon Tea at the iconic Savoy – our review

The Savoy, one of the world’s iconic hotels, provides the glamour of yesteryear with the functionality of today. Originally opened in 1889, the hotel has made its place in history, hosting royalty, world leaders and celebrities. About the Savoy Elegant,…