Hotels

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Five Instagram Worthy European B&Bs

A good bed and breakfast is one of my favorite accommodations. B&Bs are affordable, you will most likely get to meet the owner (and pick their brain about the destination) and breakfast is included. What’s not to love? This doesn’t mean I like all B&Bs. I can’t stand the kitchsy […]

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Hotel Dispatch: The Snooz Inn in Ghent

I love a good bed and breakfast, but too often they can feel dated and kitschy reflecting the owner’s tastes but not really taking in to account the sensibilities of today’s savvy travelers. I recently stayed at one where a China doll sat perched on a rocking chair in my room…needless to say […]

Food, Hotels

La Grenouillère

In a quite corner of Northern France lies a magical place called La Grenouillère. Located in a rambling white farmhouse, the small inn features uneven black and white floors and a storybook-like lounge decorated with a frog mural from the 1920’s (the name of the inn means the froggery), worn-in vintage rugs and […]

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Princess for a Day at Ballyfin

I’ve been by fairy tales for a long as I can remember. I saw Cinderella when I was three years old and my mom says I sat absolutely transfixed by the classic rags to riches tale as my friends squirmed in their seats. From then on it was Disney-themed Birthday parties […]