Archive | October, 2013

Coke Apartment – Amsterdam

Posted on 28 October 2013

After walking numerous kilometers (miles in US), I decided to hire a bicycle taxi to my flat from This was a great idea after quite a bit of walking with three bags of luggage. My taxi pulled up to a beautiful street on a canal. I was amazed with the location and appearance of […]


The Maidstone Inn – East Hampton

Posted on 27 October 2013

Upon arrival at c/o The Maidstone it is hard to escape the glorious impression of the luxury Scandinavian décor. The imagination and immaculately conceived color scheme lend to the venue an electric atmosphere, the same attention to detail is exuded by the charming staff. Integral to The Maidstone’s appeal, is the manner in which every […]


Interview with Elvira Vintage Founders – London

Posted on 26 October 2013

Elvira Vintage is an online vintage boutique that offers a carefully edited collection of internationally sourced vintage clothing and accessories by high end designers including Celine, Dior, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent, to name a few. Founders of Elvira Vintage, Tori Steinberg and Sophie Scrimgeour, noticed that vintage clothing shops in London are scarcely edited, […]


Skylon Restaurant – London

Posted on 20 October 2013

Located within the Royal Festival Hall, Skylon offers impressive panoramic views of London’s skyline with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the River Thames. The good times don’t end there -the food at Skylon offers beautiful views alongside delectable dishes including a fantastic tasting menu with items that look simple such as “Salmon”, “Duck” or “Monkfish” […]


Crosby Street New York

Posted on 14 October 2013

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” The White Queen- Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There If Alice fell down the rabbit hole and landed in a luxury hotel, she’d end up at the Crosby Street Hotel in SoHo (SOuth of HOuston St.). An eclectic mix of […]


Bar Marmont – Los Angeles

Posted on 09 October 2013

Bar Marmont exhibits the essence of an aesthetic well beyond any baroque fixtures and themed décor anyone could want.  After all, French Indochine circa 1890 is about as far from West Hollywood in style as it is in miles. Visually the red bar in contrast to  the ceiling festooned with dead butterflies has a bizarre […]


The Kimberly Hotel – Midtown

Posted on 05 October 2013

On a recent trip to New York City, we had the pleasure of staying at the Kimberly Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Manhattan.  It has recently made Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List 2013. I’ve always preferred boutique over large corporate chain hotels because I love to appreciate the beauty and character […]