Paradise Found in the Florida Keys

I’m sitting in what I’m told is a “locals’ bar” in the Middle Keys while a musician sings “Wouldn’t want to be president, that’s too much stress. I just wanna be on an… Continue reading

Kara Walker: A Subtlety, at Domino Sugar Factory

By now, you’ve probably heard of artist Kara Walker’s massive installation at Domino Sugar Factory. So, in short: the 132-year-old sugar factory will be torn down this year to make way for (guess… Continue reading

Sami Stories at Scandinavia House

Scandinavia House, on Park Avenue near Grand Central, is one of my favorite under-the-radar places in New York City. It’s almost always quiet, never busy, has a great (but pricey) Nordic cafĂ© named… Continue reading

Baltimore Street Art

Though not quite the city of The Wire fame, Baltimore has its rough edges and character that is expressed beautifully through its vibrant street art scene. In the few hours I had spare… Continue reading

Liebster Award

The lovely Little Yellow Butterflies blog forwarded this to me. I’m going to just copy her words here: “Blogs with under 200 followers nominate one another to answer eleven questions about themselves, and… Continue reading

Postcard from Grenada: Sandals LaSource Grand Opening

I spent the last week in Grenada as a guest of the new Sandals LaSource Grenada Hotel and Spa in order to attend their Grand Opening. Lots more on that to come, but… Continue reading

My Favourite Photo from Reykjavik

Seeing as my last few posts have been about Iceland (trying to catch up on all my recent travels), here is a cute shot of a cute house in a cute city. This… Continue reading

Hotels I Love: Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel

Apologies for the blurry photographs. Iceland is dark in the winter and my camera (skills) are lacking in low light. The Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel is a member of the always gorgeous Design… Continue reading

In Bloom: Pink Maryland

Spring is here, and my weekend trip to Baltimore was a feast of pink against a blue, blue sky.

A Winter Drive in Iceland

“Get out of the city and just drive,” is what everybody tells you when you go to Iceland.