Tucked into the quiet corner of 36th & Madison is a beautiful stonework building & a relatively nondescript brownstone with a big secret. Inside is the soaring, opulent, private library of financier of J.P. Morgan. The Morgan Library & Museum is filled with his historic collection of books & manuscripts – the building is simply magnificent. […]
We’ve been to New York City so many times that it’s easy to fall into a pattern of staying at hotels that are familiar & comfortable. But sometimes a new property pops up that almost demands a stay. The Renwick Hotel opened their doors in November in a soft opening &, given that it’s in […]
Growing up in the middle of the orange groves northwest of Tampa, I was always intrigued by a seemingly magical place, hidden behind lush landscaping – an oasis in the middle of, well, nothing. Turns out there was some magic going on behind those Saddlebrook gates – at the time, tennis star Pete Sampras was […]
How is the year almost over? No, seriously, I have no idea how 12 months could go by so quickly. I feel like I say that every year, but this year has flown by especially quickly! It has been an incredibly full year for us: two trips to Europe, gut renovating almost our entire house, […]
Earlier this week, we were fortunate enough to be invited to tour the White House. A good friend is a reporter in the White House Press Corp & each year members of the media are able to tour the White House all decked out for the holidays with their friends & family. This is the fourth […]
1. The Heathrow Express is awesome. I wish every city had a clean express train from the international airport straight into the city center. They also now offer discounted tickets if you book in advance, so go ahead & book as soon as your plane reservations are made. Oh & don’t be confused like I […]
I'm a D.I.N.K. (Double Income, No Kids). Follow along as B (that would be my husband) & I travel the world, blissfully unburdened by strollers & diaper bag. I'll be the one with my toes dug in the sand, pontificating about my love of NYC & Ireland, a cup of coffee in one hand, a local craft beer in the other & a camera slung over my shoulder.
I usually pay my own way for the experiences shared here. Sometimes I don't. If something is comp'd, you'll always know. Regardless, you'll always get my honest experiences & honest opinions - the good, the bad, the ugly & the fabulous.