Hotel Endémico

Scattered among boulders above the wine region of Valle de Guadalupe, just one and a half hours from San Diego, is Hotel Endémico. Each of the twenty eco-loft rooms have their own private terrace with a chiminea,…

Mayakobá

We’re only 3 days into the new year and I’ve already got the travel bug. After recent trips to Russia, Turkey, Greece and Southeast Asia, I’m itching to head south to warmer climates this winter.…

Magique Of Peru

I spent the better part of yesterday drooling over Haleigh’s, of Making Magique, photographs...

Lotusland

Lotusland is a thirty-seven acre botanical wonderland in Santa Barbara, California. Former owner...

Around The Campfire

Fall is my favorite time of year for escaping to the great outdoors. Last fall I camped at Joshua Tree and this year, I am planning a trip to the Kern River. What’s better starting your day…

Lost in Time

Far off the tourist path in Southern Morocco is a small market town called Taroudant. The town is surrounded by an ancient rampart wall and has no chain hotels, no stop lights. It retains that unexplainable feeling of…

Cuixmala

Set on a vast private estate along the Pacific Coast in Mexico sits Cuixmala. Among the many things that set Cuixmala apart from other boutique hotels are an exotic animal preserve, a turtle sanctuary, a coconut…

Korakia Pensione

After coming across Korakia Pensione, a sweet Moroccan-style retreat in Palm Springs, it looks like I’ll soon have a new go-to accommodation while in the Southern California desert. And with a bevy of amenities, like yoga,…

L’Otel

L’Otel, a colonial mansion turned boutique hotel, is another reminder of how...

Las Ventanas al Paraiso

With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, my deep adoration for Mexico has been called to mind. It’s been three years since I was last there, when my husband and I got married in…

Palazzo Margherita

Situated in a small hilltop town near the Ionian Sea in the Basilicata region of Southern Italy is Palazzo Margherita, is an intimate resort owned by director Francis Ford Coppola. A former 19th century mansion houses…

Shelter Co.

It’s been too long since I last went camping. Although I don’t...

Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor, a luxury boutique hotel located 12 miles outside of Nairobi,...