Tieks, handmade from supple Italian leather in more than 60 colors and patterns, are my go-to travel shoes, and I never leave home without at least one pair of my favorite, easy to pack ballet flats. Here’s why I love them, and four ways to wear them when traveling.
Sanará, which means “you will heal” in Spanish, is a luxury eco-boutique in the Riviera Maya, situated on one of the world’s most beautiful beach fronts, overlooking the crystal clear, bright blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. Harper’s Bazaar voted Sanará Hotel the third best hotel in the entire world, and it’s easy to see why. From immersive yoga lessons by the sea to transformative, holistic and adaptogenic food from their award winning restaurant The Real Coconut, Sanará Hotel has everything one needs for a relaxing, healing retreat.
Bo & Birdy inside Kimpton Blythswood Hotel is a gorgeous, modern Scottish dining experience featuring locally sourced, organic Scottish produce, freshly caught fish and innovative drinks shaken and stirred by the house’s award-winning bar tenders. Operated by Scotland’s first first female 5-star hotel Executive Head Chef, Gillian Matthews, Bo & Birdie offers a new twist on traditional Scottish fare, with touches of French fine dining influences.
Detroit aka The Motor City, located along the Canadian – American border, is home of some of the most incredible architecture, art, and small businesses in the entire country. Explore this vibrant, fascinating city that’s rising like a phoenix from the ashes of corruption and corporate exploitation to reclaim its rightful place as one of America’s most interesting and exciting places to visit.
I find it helpful to know how to dress when im traveling so I don’t offend anyone, stand out too much, or draw too much attention to myself. Here’s what I wore during my travels in Japan, and what to wear in Japan if you’re wondering how to fit in and go with the flow.
The Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel was a beautiful, tranquil paradise amongst the hustle and bustle of the city of Glasgow. They have an elegant and extensive spa, a beautiful hotel bar and one of Scotland’s best restaurants, Bo + Birdie is located on the hotel’s ground floor. If you’re seeking luxurious accommodations in Glasgow, Scotland, and value elegance, convenience, delightful fine dining, and cozy surroundings, The Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel in Glasgow is the natural choice.
Our visit to Osaka Castle during the Cherry Blossom Festival was absolutely wonderful. We dined at a gorgeous rooftop restaurant for lunch, made the climb to the castle’s top level observatory deck to see an incredible view of Osaka city, and had plenty of time left to stroll the castle grounds and garden, walking amongst the 600 stunning cherry blossoms in full bloom under the warm, blue skies before the heavens opened up and rained for a few hours. Here’s everything you need to know about visiting Osaka Castle.
The Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye in north-western Scotland are one of my favorite places we’ve ever been. This was the place we decided to renew our vows on our fifth wedding anniversary, and it couldn’t have been anymore perfect. The water was unbelievably clear, there was hardly anyone else around, and the scenery was absolutely breathtaking. Read on to learn how to get there, where to park, what to bring, and the best times to visit.
Today I’m sharing my favorite luxury fragrance brand, Diptyque. I’m reviewing six of my newest Diptyque perfume acquisitions, and ranking my six favorite fragrances, as well as giving you everything you need to know to decide which fragrance expressions to add to your collection.
Wondering where to find more information about all of the places I’ve visited? Here’s a comprehensive list of the destinations I’ve written about, including both domestic and international destinations. Some places still have more I intend to write about, but many destinations I have written about extensively to help you plan your next adventure!
Kew Royal Botanic Gardens in London, England is the most biodiverse place on Earth, with more than 50,000 different species of living plants, more than 8 million pressed and preserved plants, and over a billion preserved seeds inside this beautiful, 250 year old former palace complex turned UNESCO World Heritage Site.