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Top 5 Things to Do in San Diego

Andaz Hotel Rooftop In San Diego, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy, whether you love fitness, the outdoors, beaches, partying, style, or eating well. There is always something happening throughout the year with new events, exhibits, and festivals. San Diego has nice weather all year round with an average daily temperature of 70.5° F (21.4 degrees Celsius). A marked feature of the climate is the wide variation Read more »

Los Cabos’ Hacienda Encantada

IMG_1454Residence 4 800x600 Jetting off south of the border for my Mexican vacation was just what the doctor ordered. I booked one week at the gorgeous Hacienda Encantada Resort and Spa, located on the top of a cliff on the Baja Peninsula. Hacienda Encantada offers magnificent sea views from nearly every suite on the property. In fact, one can see all the way out to Land's End. The resort is an oasis away from the bachelor Read more »

Hyatt Place Caters to Women Travelers

Hyatt Place Lobby, Jacksonville Airport How many times do we women feel pampered at a large hotel chain? Do we ever really feel that the brand and its respective offerings and amenities really cater to us? Imagine my surprise when I stayed at the Hyatt Place hotel in North Jacksonville, Florida. I was in the city to visit friends and family and looked for a convenient northern location with spacious rooms. Jacksonville is home to beautiful Read more »

72 Hours in Raleigh, North Carolina

Andrea at Moon and Lola In Raleigh, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy, whether you are a fashionista, art addict, culinary buff, or wellness lover.  There are quite a few attractions and events that are happening throughout the year; not to mention the staple venues, lovely weather, and warm personality that makes the city so appealing. An ideal time to go is during the fall season, as the tree leaves take on the most Read more »

Art and Relaxation in Northwest Arkansas

crystal bridges The Hive doesn't disappoint with its refined country cooking. With a made to order breakfast of scrambled eggs, local corn grits and organic sausage, I took the very scenic and tranquil walk from my room at the luxury boutique 21c Museum Hotel to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. There is a park trail that goes for just under a mile directly from the hotel to the museum. It’s in Read more »

21c Museum Hotel and The Hive

Andrea Adams with 21c Museum Hotel GM. Northwest Arkansas. An unexpected surprise of incredible art and refined country cooking. In my humble opinion, not very many people know Bentonville other than as Wal-Mart town. This is the birthplace of Sam Walton’s billion-dollar empire; a small town of 35,000 people where skyscrapers and traffic jams do not exist and downtown is a sprawling 1.5 square miles. Flying into the region’s airport Read more »

Milan Fashion Week S/S 2014

NUDE show2 Milan Fashion Week takes place twice a year in the high fashion capital of Milan, Italy. This September the streets were packed with stylish women and men, all basking in the energy of non-stop events and runway shows. Although Italy, like other countries around the world, has suffered because of the financial crisis, this edition of Milan Fashion Week strives to prove to the world that Italy is making Read more »

Copenhagen: World’s Most Livable City?

Copenhagen According to Monocle Magazine, Copenhagen is the most liveable city in the world 2013. “World-conquering urban quality of life requires the trickiest of balancing acts between progress and preservation, stimulation and security, global and local. Perfection is unobtainable but Copenhagen is striking one of the best deals right now." I surely became fascinated with this cosmopolitan city on my Read more »

Italian Restaurant Week in NYC

Gnocchi For those of us who can't make it to Italy this year but still want to enjoy good Italian food, cast your worries aside. This week all you will need is a NYC MetroCard! Beginning today June 26th through July 6th, NYC will host its first ever Italian Restaurant Week, Italian Dine-Out, offering diners special discounted prices on prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at 23 of Manhattan’s finest Italian Read more »

Pitti Fashion Week in Italy

men streetstyle Every June thousands of fashionistas, designers, buyers and bloggers flock to Firenze, Italia for 4 days of fashion. Pitti Uomo is the leading menswear trade fair in Italy. During the day, attendees meet within the Fortezza da Basso (which is an old fortress right in the center of the city) to strike deals, make purchase orders and unveil new lines. WATCH VIDEO of the POLIMODA RUNWAY SHOW Everyone Read more »