We were in London during the hottest day on record in the United Kingdom, and I wore this flouncy blue and white Free People dress paired with a straw hat to keep cool. We spent this blazingly hot day under the sun exploring the city, and had such a wonderful time.
Meiji Shrine is Japan’s most visited and celebrated shrine. Dedicated to Emperor Meiji who united Japan and opened it to the world, Meiji Shrine will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2020. Famous for its massive torii gates, large display of sake barrels, and as Japan’s most popular place to celebrate the first shrine visit of the New Year, called Hatsumode, and is a beautiful place to spend a few hours learning about Japanese culture and history.
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We donned red for our first evening in London, after hopping off a 7 hour plane ride, to go enjoy a meal in London’s South Kensington neighborhood. After a long flight, I needed a pop of color to feel energized, so I hit the town wearing a red dress, red Tieks and my favorite From St. Xavier handbag which is completely handcrafted, featuring a luxurious red velvet interior, and beautiful golden-bronze exterior expertly crafted with a gorgeous filigree pattern.
Blair Castle is a 750 year old castle, one of Scotland’s oldest, located in the Scottish Highlands, and is part of the 145,000 acre Atholl Estate. Explore the castle and its beautiful, expansive gardens with me, learn about its history, and plan your visit to one of Europe’s most beautiful and celebrated castles.
Midland Balloon Fest in Midland, Michigan is a gorgeous celebration of hot air ballooning, fireworks, food & live music, and so many more exciting activities like zip-lining, rock climbing, canoeing and kayaking, and so much more. Midland Balloon Fest is perfect for enjoying with friends and family each summer.
Tokyo, Japan, the country’s capital, a city that blends ultra-modern living with the traditions, rituals, and sensibilites of ancient Japan in the most fascinating way. Ever-evolving and unlike any other city in Japan, Tokyo has something for everyone from flower arranging classes and traditional tea ceremonies to sumo-wrestling, endless neighborhoods dedicated to video games, anime, and manga, and a world-class dining scene with more Michelin Star Restaurants than anywhere else in the world. Whether you’re a high-end luxury traveler looking for a once in a lifetime getaway, someone visiting for business, or a fan of Japanese language and culture, Tokyo is the best place to start your Japanese adventure.
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The Kensington Hotel Luxury Hotel in South Kensington, London, United Kingdom has been repeatedly voted to be the best urban luxury hotel in the United Kingdom. From its gorgeous interior and exterior, to the impeccable service and fine dining, it’s easy to see why The Kensington Hotel is a favorite of luxury travelers the world over.
The Japanese Gardens at Frederik Meijer Gardens are as beautiful as the gardens we enjoyed in Japan, because they were thoroughly and meticulously recreated to be exact replicas of the gardens in Japan that inspired this beautiful place. Walk with me through these beautiful gardens, and see why they’re my favorite place in West Michigan.
Coppin’s Restaurant in Covington, Kentucky was a very short drive from Cincinnati, Ohio, and one of the best meals we’ve had this summer, and we have eaten some incredible food this season. Whether you’re exploring Ohio or Kentucky, Coppin’s Restaurant is well worth a visit.