Consistently voted the very best Chinese food in all of Chicago, Shanghai Terrace Chicago melds fine dining with delicious, traditional Cantonese dishes in a beautiful city terrace atmosphere. Set upon the rooftop of the Peninsula Hotel, overlooking Willis Tower, and much of Chicago’s beautiful skyline, this indoor or outdoor dining experience is a beautiful glimpse into Chinese decor and sensibilities.
AIRE Ancient Baths works to connect many aspects from different bathing cultures around the world, like Greeks, Romans, Ottomans, and beyond in a modern, sophisticated manner by integrating some of their most beguiling rituals, like cold plunge baths, heated or body-temperature baths, salt water baths perfect for floating in, and waterfall bathing. By combining these various bathing experiences, nearly a dozen different bathing areas, with two large steam rooms, and the option to include additional scrubs, wine soaks, massages, or other body treatments, means you will leave AIRE feeling refreshed, relaxed, and rejuvenated, just as we did.
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago, home of Fisk & Co. Restaurant and beautiful views of the Chicago River, was one of our homes for several days during our recent visit to the Windy City. We absolutely loved our stay in our spacious room, which was much bigger than most other hotel rooms in the city, because it immediately made us feel right at home.
Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is one of our favorite gardens in the nation. They have a gorgeous multi-room greenhouse, expansive outdoor gardens, and dozens of fascinating sculptures both indoors and out. Michigan’s most beautiful public garden is currently undergoing a large expansion to add even more green spaces and educational areas to the already sprawling garden complex. Explore the different sections of Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, and see why we have been members for the past 5 years.
My Cincinnati Travel Guide will tell you all of the best places to eat, explore, take the perfect Instagram photos, and where to stay with suggestions about what to do while enjoying The Queen City. In the past decade, the city of Cincinnati has experienced explosive growth and much of the city’s gorgeous architecture and public spaces have been revitalized or completely overhauled, making it a beautiful midwest destination for those who love art, fine dining, the great outdoors, museums and gardens, live entertainment and performances, and so much more.
I absolutely love blue and white for summer. As the warm weather winds down, I find myself reaching for these classic pieces more and more often. Pieces that can be worn in multiple ways work well when transitioning to fall like this gorgeous white ruffle blouse, this rain jacket, and these cozy jeans. Check out the post below, and click on the white squares for more information about each item.
Beatnik on the River in Chicago, offers guests an elegant yet understated dining experience, either indoors in one of their expansive dining rooms, or outdoors with a view of the Chicago River. Guests can enjoy interesting Mediterranean dishes from Morocco and Egypt to Italy and Spain here, in a relaxed atmosphere surrounded by dozens of throw pillows, rustic, wax splattered candelabras, and lots of luscious plants. Explore this eclectic restaurants experimental style and fascinating dishes with me.
I am absolutely obsessed with unique handbags, and this zodiac handbag, which was hand beaded on a metal frame by the woman owned company Mary Frances, is absolutely stunning, and is one of my favorite handbags. Read on to see why I love this zodiac handbag, the company that made it, and funky bags in…
My London travel guide will help you find the best things to eat, see, and do in the city, while ensuring that you know how to travel the city conveniently and safely. Discover Michelin Star restaurants, stunning luxury hotels, fantastic museums, gardens, and architecture, and so much more in this guide.
Enjoy some of the finest fine dining in all of Edinburgh at Angels with Bagpipes, located on historic Royal Mile in Edinburgh’s Old Town. Rumored to soon be receiving a Michelin Star for culinary excellence, this delightful eatery has mastered flavor in a way few places around the world have.
Founded in 1670, the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, Scotland was my favorite place in all of Edinburgh, which is saying a lot because Edinburgh is one of my favorite places I’ve ever been. In fact, my husband and I both agree that we’d love to live here someday. Boasting more than 100,000 plants on 70 acres, some of are more than 350 years old, as well as 10 glasshouses, and 10 different climate zones, this garden is a work of art and an incredible feat of engineering. If ever you find yourself in the Scottish capital, you would be remiss to skip a visit to this gorgeous garden complex.