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Guest Post: 8 Days, 4 Four Seasons

Today I’m featuring a guest post from my traveling friends Ben & Mark of @travelingout. They write about two of my favorite things: luxury hotels & Twitter! For some travelers, a hotel room is a means to an end: if it’s clean, safe & quiet & ensures a good rest, that’s enough. We are not […]

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New York City’s Christmas Trees

New York City is full of Christmas trees. Every corner, every park is full of these spirited wintery evergreens. Here is a handful of the many trees we saw during our visit to Manhattan the weekend before Christmas: You might also like… Ultimate Guide to Christmas in New York City Ultimate Guide to Christmas in […]

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Hotel Review: Library Hotel

I have been a fan of the Library Hotel (& the entire Library Hotel Collection) in New York City for a long time. Ever since I saw this boutique property featured on Samantha Brown’s old Travel Channel show “Great Hotels” about a decade ago, I haven’t stopped obsessing about this Midtown property. While I often […]

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Hotel Review: 70 Park Avenue, New York City

Note October 2016: 70 Park is no longer owned by Kimpton & I haven’t stayed there since their transition. If you have, let me know how it is by leaving a comment below! During my whirlwind of business travel this year, I found myself in New York City twice in three weeks. By total happenstance (someone […]

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New York City: Shake Shack

‘I shouldn’t,’ I thought over & over & over. ‘But I’ve been walking a lot, all morning really,’ I reasoned with myself. ‘Really, it’s a service to my blog. It’s a New York institution!’ I continued debating internally as I stood in the very short line, squinting at the tiny menu, slowly losing willpower. Finally […]

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New York City: Eataly

If you’ve been to NYC any time in the past three years, surely you’ve heard of Eataly. The brainchild of chef Mario Batali (& others), it’s a giant market/cafe/restaurant/beer garden/tasting room extravaganza across from Madison Square Park. I visited Eataly for the first time during my last trip to New York City & was totally […]

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