ART: RON CHURCH, ARCHIV-E, AND THE PENDRY

ron church pendry hotel featured image_Reviving Charm

In a previous post, I mentioned that Mr. B and I have checked into The Pendry Hotel in San Diego. But while visiting the hotel back in July, one of the spaces I discovered was the pop-up art gallery showcasing the photography of Ron Church, a photographer from San Diego who is notable for his […]

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Turin Palace Hotel

Buon Giorno! Mr. B and I have been to Italy many times, it is our first trip to Turin located in the northern part of the country. We’ve been planning this vacation for months and I have to admit that visiting this town is one of the things I had been looking forward to the most. […]

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The Fairway Villas at Wynn Las Vegas

Yesterday we looked at Las Vegas “then”; today we’re taking a close look at it “now”. Vegas has come a long way, baby! The epitome of bad taste can easily be found in the town often referred to as Sin City, but there are also wonderful spaces tucked amidst the garish design. One such space is […]

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PART 3: THE SUITE LIFE AT BACARA RESORT AND SPA

Booking a room a hotel or resort is something I take very seriously. I do a lot of research and it’s not uncommon for me to call a hotel directly and ask a few questions about the location of certain rooms, types of rooms or their amenities. I have found this helps to ensure we […]

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HOTEL DESIGN: NO 131

Mr. B and I usually take our longest trip of the year during the Fall, which seems like light-years away. I am experiencing serious vacation withdrawal particularly since it seems that everyone else is on vacation right now. I am getting very antsy.  We do not plan on heading to the Cotswolds any time soon but […]

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GET CLOSER TO NATURE: SHOWER OUTDOORS

It’s Day 3 of a week dedicated to summertime posts. Today we’re taking it outdoors… Mr. B and I usually vacation during Fall, our favorite time of the year. The weather is milder with cooler temperatures and there are usually less crowds. However, a few years back I needed to squeeze in a relaxing vacation before taking […]

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ULTIMATE LIBRARY OF LONDON

Have you ever seen a beautiful home or hotel with a perfectly curated collection of books and wonder how they’ve all come together so effortlessly to fit in with the decor? How do the stacks of books coordinate so perfectly? Or better yet, how do the make them look so perfectly imperfect?  Well, I have […]

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