Posts tagged: Travel

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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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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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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Haute Hotel: The Colony Palms

August 11, 2011 Travel

A few weeks ago when I visited Palm Springs we spent our first night at The Colony Palms which is a beautiful old Spanish style hotel with a storied history. In the 1930s the property was owned by an alleged member of the mob and was equipped with a basement casino, a speakeasy and a brothel! It was Hollywood’s golden area the hotel, called The Colonial House back then, was a glamorous ret …

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Scenic Snapshots from Palm Springs

August 3, 2011 Notes from Nicole

The Grounds at The Parker Palm Springs

I recently took a jaunt to Palm Springs for a long weekend getaway with my best friends to celebrate our birthdays and it was one of the most relaxing trips I’ve taken in a while. I’m sure this had something to do with the fact that I completely unplugged which allowed me to truly unwind and recharge my batteries. We enjoyed our stay at two fabulous …

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