london calling

My mom and I escaped the frozen tundra earlier this month for a jaunt to a less snowy but still chilly London. We had the best time tromping around in the constant drizzle. We saw many a museum (topping out at 4 audio guided tours), found excellent shopping, and of course delicious food. Our mutual […]

11 howard

Nestled in a city famous for hospitality, 11 Howard brings a to New York right in downtown SOHO. The hotel’s self deemed guiding principle is “conscious hospitality.” The term encompasses the hotel from design to location, everything is done with an awareness, purpose and thoughtful consideration. The surrounding community is impacted by the principle with the hotel donating a portion of […]

to see: jaipur

28 Kothi is a boutique hotel located in Jaipur. The gorgeous space puts India at the top of my travel list, built by French architect Georges Floret and Jaipur-based Lebanese designer Nur Kaoukji, who is responsible for its understated yet quietly luxurious interiors. The colorful hotel seems to be a reflection of the city it calls home. […]

tutto bene

Pasta, pizza, gelato, wine repeat. We had the best time in Italy and it has taken this whole week to defeat jet lag and function again like a normal human being. We made it to Rome, Naples, Pompeii and Florence, spending a few days in each location. The weather was perfect for long days of […]

wheels up

Going back to school is rough, getting back into the groove of studying, projects and finals, but yet perks like SPRING BREAK come with being a student again! My family is headed to my personal Mecca today, Italy. Bring on the pasta, history, gelato, walking, pizza, vino, language barrier issues, and did I say pasta? Last time […]

a restaurant with rooms

Have you heard of The Pig Hotel? This foodie focused hotel is a dream. The Pig group features 5 unique properties throughout England, focused first on food, then sleep! My favorite property is the Pig Near Bath, located outside Somerset. Each property is built around a signature restaurant serving food grown on the grounds and with gorgeous […]