About

All Clefs d’Or Concierges pride themselves on their 5 star, personalized, sincere and surprising service. There are no shortages of travel magazines where Concierges are interviewed and make wonderful recommendations. You will find this blog to be different. All content is produces, selected, edited and approved by Concierges. We know what our guests are asking for (authentic experiences) and we promise you the same: the most thorough of services and destination advice. Our expertise in taste and style will give you a feel for the vibe and best offerings of Miami, the State of Florida and beyond. We want to tease you with ideas and welcome you to our world of the tried and tested experience of the Concierge profession. You might be surprised to learn that Concierges make pretty good writers too. Maybe because Concierges always make things happen, no matter what we are asked to do. Perhaps because we know the modern day traveler so well. And, of course, there is passion! Passion for what we do and who we are. Lots of it.

Nina Eberlijn striking a pose at the Taj Mahal, India, Photo by Andrew Kaufman.

Nina Eberlijn striking a pose at the Taj Mahal, India, Photo by Andrew Kaufman.

Nina Eberlijn is the Editor in Chief of the Quintessential Concierge. After completing her Waldorf education, Nina obtained a Masters Degree in Southeast Asian Studies from Leiden University, the Netherlands. Before moving to the USA, she worked as journalist in Indonesia.

During the last ten years Nina worked as a Concierge at the Fontainebleau, the Mandarin Oriental and The Setai. Currently she is the Chef Concierge at W South Beach. In 2010, Nina became a member of the Les Clefs d’Or USA and from 2012 to 2013 she was part of the Board of Directors of the Southern Florida Concierge Association.

Nina has a Dutch Indonesian background. She is married to Andrew Kaufman, photographer, world traveler and the eye behind this blog’s stunning photography.

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