EYE ON DESIGN | LISBON

EYE ON DESIGN | LISBON

One day last week I decided to go to Portugal—and three days later I was in sunny Lisbon. In Lisbon, I found a city set on steep hills, which means that there are panoramic views—of terra cotta tiled rooftops and the wide River Tagus that wraps around Lisbon on its…
IRELAND | Ballilogue

IRELAND | Ballilogue

A quiet lane winds through meadows of Queen Anne’s lace and tall grass, arriving at a graceful iron gate that leads to one of the most charming places I’ve ever stayed. In County Kilkenny, near the pretty little village of Inistioge, the location of Ballilogue is perfect for exploring the Southeast…
STYLE MOMENT | Burj Khalifa

STYLE MOMENT | Burj Khalifa

“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944) French aristocrat, aviator, writer & poet
DUBAI | Armani Hotel

DUBAI | Armani Hotel

Oh yes I did. I used my travel blogger status to score a press rate in the crème de la crème of hotels in Dubai. The one and only hotel that resides in the world’s highest tower, the Burj Khalifa. The height of luxury from one of the world’s most…
Peace for Paris

Peace for Paris

“The last time I saw Paris, her heart was warm and gay, I heard the laughter of her heart in every street café. The last time I saw Paris, her trees were dressed for spring, And lovers walked beneath those trees and birds found songs to sing.” -Oscar Hammerstein II,…
Learn a Language | Earworms Learning

Learn a Language | Earworms Learning

No it’s not a parasite…this “rapid learning” language program really works. With the use of rhythm, music, and repetition, the words are literally burned into your brain. (What person-of-a-certain-age doesn’t remember “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, ce soir” from the song?) (more…)