Chiltern Firehouse, once the Marylebone Fire Station built in 1889, has been transformed into a luxury hotel and restaurant by André Balazs (The Mercer, Chateau Marmont) and is favored by celebs and posh Londoners. The proper doorman will guide you past the gates, through the patio and into the plush dining room with red leather […]
Read More Lunch at the Beautiful Chiltern Firehouse – London
“Cahoots, where the spirits run high and drinks never run dry.” Secure your reservation, memorize the password and make your way to this secret-ish underground station with a 1940s vibe in London. Once you receive the go ahead, head down the stairs and step back in time to a world of debauchery and fun. Cahoots […]
Read More Sip Cocktails in Hidden Underground Station | Cahoots, London
Make your way past the wiener-shaped seating, giant french fries and enormous ketchup dripping from the ceiling and enter the Deutches Currywurst Museum – ideal for foodies, museum-goers and anyone that likes to have fun. Conveniently in the Mitte neighborhood close to popular tourist spots like Checkpoint Charlie so you don’t need to veer off […]
Read More An Ode to Berlin’s Favorite Snack – Currywurst Museum in Berlin, Germany
The only hotel I took the stairs instead of the elevator every day. It was a joy winding my way around and looking up at the beautiful yellow globes of light that changed with the sun. The staircase in the Cotton House Hotel is protected by the city of Barcelona as a historical architectural feat. […]
Read More Spiral Staircase – Cotton House Hotel, Barcelona Spain
One of the many beautiful spaces for guests in the Cotton House hotel. The library serves traditional English afternoon tea as well.
Read More Library at the Cotton House Hotel – Barcelona
The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated their 50th anniversary and they hosted bloggers for a culinary, shopping or medley tour. The tour included tastes, history, discounts and a chance to speak to the owners at each stop. Today I want to show you one of the spots on the medley itinerary: Milk Homemade. Milk […]
Read More Shop Local – Milk Handmade in Andersonville, Chicago
Naturerbe Zentrum RÜGEN. Climbing up the 40 meter high observation tower from the treetop path, modeled after an eagle’s nest, rewards you with a clear view of the island of Rügen.
Read More Treetop Walk – Insel Rügen, Germany
I can get a drink delivered to me in the hot tub? A group of Russian friends were happily chatting away with cocktails in hand when I stepped into the locker room to change before heading into the Turkish steam room. Sure enough I saw the phone to dial-up to order from the bar. I […]
Read More Red Square: Steam, Drink & Eat at Chicago’s Oldest Russian Bath House
It’s here! Check out the Chicago Food Bloggers holiday gift guide for the foodie in your life or to give yourself some items for your own holiday list. 100 pages full of treats, kitchenware, gadgets and many items from local Chicago shops. This is *the* foodie Holiday Gift Guide. Including 4 of my holiday picks! […]
Read More It’s Here! The Best Foodie Gift Guide via Chicago Food Bloggers!
Sa Pedrissa will ruin you. It will raise the bar so high that other hotels and travel destinations pale in comparison. Located in the small town Deià known for its famous resident Robert Graves, Se Pedrissa is steps from the Mediterranean with a unforgettable view of the Serra de Tramuntana mountains. Absolute perfection. I was […]
Read More Love Letter To The Perfect Hotel: Sa Pedrissa, Deià Mallorca