Beach Vacation: The Best 5-day Carry-on Guide for a Curvy Girl

I have spent a lot of the time on the beach (it’s my happy place) which means, I have tested every possible carry-on and suitcase combination you can imagine; taking too much, taking too little, taking too many shoes, not taking the comfortable shoes, not having any room left for souvenirs, and even attempting to…

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Have you heard of Bann at Oak Knoll Napa?

Are you currently wishing you were in Thailand (just like I am) but international travel has you at a stand still? Don’t wait, book a long weekend at Bann at Oak Knoll, Napa. Now, book that flight to San Francisco, get a rental car, and head to Napa for a much needed getaway! As a…

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Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) 2021 Star Awards

The Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) is the global ratings system for luxury hotels, restaurants, and spas and every year this list is published. It is rather extensive, however, if you’re on the market for luxury in all aspects (hotels, restaurants, and spas) in every part of the world, this is the only list you will…

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What is the ‘Coral Bloom’ Red Sea Project?

Let’s start with what the Red Sea Project is. This is a luxury tourism destination in Saudi Arabia, which has revealed plans for the main hub destination, which will be known as the Coral Bloom. This was designed by Foster + Partners to blend in with (and protect) the islands pristine natural environment. This will…

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Hidden Gem: Lake Orta, Italy

Often overlooked for its bigger sisters, Como and Maggiore, Lake Orta is just one hour from Milan. The lake itself, has inspired many writers of the 18th and 19th Century including Lord Byron, Honore de Balzac and Robert Browning. Lake Orta is one of Italy’s little known hidden gems, but this lake is bursting with…

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Partnership Alert: Jet Edge and the Four Seasons Resorts, Hawaii

Jet Edge, who is the global leader in full-service private aviation, has announced a new partnership with Four Seasons Resorts Hawaii collection. What does this mean for you? This will combine elevated large cabin private jet flights with island escapes at five Four Season resorts in Hawaii; Wailea, Hualalai, Lanai, Oahu, and Sensei Lanai. Partnering…

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How to see the Bridgerton Film Locations

Honestly, I am not usually a fan of period pieces like this, but I loved Bridgerton and can’t wait for season two! Seriously, is it out yet?! This show caused quite the stir and it is easy to understand why; the costumes, the characters and those homes were to die for! Let’s not forget the…

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National Plan for Vacation Day, 2021

Although I consider this to be everyday, technically it is the last Tuesday of January; which would make today the official National Plan for Vacation Day. YAY! This day is the day where, Americans specifically, are encouraged to plan their time-off. According to ustravel.org, thousands of organizations join this annual and nationwide event for Americans…

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Would you stay here?

Luxury to me isn’t just about what is the most expensive or lavish, it is also about those one-of-a-kind experiences that leave you speechless. That is exactly what the designers Daniel Charbonnier, Frank Riklin, and Patrick Riklin had in mind with they design their design The Zero Real Estate. Zero Real Estate is a range…

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Expat Life: Nigeria Edition, Part 1 Arrival

I was 22 years old and the year was 2003. My father, who was in the oil industry, was being transferred to Lagos, Nigeria. I stuck my hand up, just like a kid in school and said me, I want to go. What was I getting myself into? That was unknown but what I did…

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