Cartagena Travel Diary

August 10, 2015 Travel

Hi Guys! Sorry I’ve been a MIA! Summer is always my busiest time of the year and I’ve been up to my ears with work this past month which has left me with very little free time to catch up on the blog. I’ve got lots of inspiring posts planned and some exciting updates to share but for now I wanted to share a little photo diary of my recent vacation in Cartagena, Colombia. Last month I …

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Dominican Republic Travel Diary

February 5, 2015 Travel
Dominican Republic Travel Diary -

A few weeks ago in a moment of spontaneity, I decided I needed a vacation so I booked a flight to the Dominican Republic and three days later I was off! I chose DR because I wanted to go somewhere that was no more than a 4 hour nonstop flight from New York and where I could get a great rate at a great hotel that wasn’t too remote. I went alone with absolutely no agenda and spent five …

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Haute Hotel: Amanyara

September 21, 2012 Travel
Amanyara Aerial View

We’re in the last dog days of summer and now that the weather is starting to cool I’m already longing for a warm beach getaway! One of my favorite warm weather destinations is Turks & Caicos where there’s plenty of sunshine, white sandy beaches and the most beautiful, clear turquoise water I’ve ever seen. When I visited in the Winter of 2010 I stayed at a luxury resort called Amanyar …

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I Want to Go Here: Hotel Iturregi in Basque Country, Spain

July 25, 2012 Travel

Street style fashion blogger Vanessa Jackman recently posted a recap of her trip to Spain and I was captivated by these images of the Hotel Iturregi where she stayed. Located in Basque Country, a scenic region of Northern Spain bordering France with beautiful rolling landscapes, vineyards, wineries and some of the best food in the world, Hotel Iturregi features just 8 well-appointed roo …

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Pictures from London & Paris

March 8, 2012 Notes from Nicole
So Haute Does London (17)

Two colorful front doors in Kensington…

 Last month I spent a week in London with a quick jaunt to Paris at the tail end of the trip and I had such a wonderful experience! I took a ton of photos so I thought I’d share a few here. The architecture is quite stunning and there’s so much history and charm in these two beautiful cities! Here’s a quick photo tour of my adventure! 

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Haute Hotel: The Parker Palm Springs

February 27, 2012 Travel

This past summer my girlfriends and I packed our bags and headed to Palm Springs for a relaxing long weekend where we enjoyed a fabulous stay at The Parker Palm Springs. Designed by Jonathan Adler, the Parker is full of personality and makes you feel as though you’ve been transported to a retro 1960s movie set. The vibe is colorful, whimsical and the entire guest experience embraces Adle …

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