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A Weekend in Marrakech

I fell hard for the red city when I visited in 2015. Chaotic, colorful and intoxicating, it’s no wonder so many designers and creatives are inspired by the city. I put together a video guide to Marrakech and you can read my recommendations below. Hotels Riad AnaYela This Design Hotels […]

City

Best Paris Day Trips (Besides Versailles)

Paris offers so much to see and do, you’d be forgiven for never setting foot outside of the city, particularly if it’s your first visit. However, if you’re visiting for the second or third time, I strongly encourage you to take a day trip. Paris is surrounded by beautiful countryside […]

Hotels

Hotel Dispatch: Grand Pigalle

It seems these days a hotel can be created around a destination restaurant so why not a cocktail bar or at least the spirit of the cocktail? That’s the question being posed by the new Grand Pigalle boutique hotel in SoPi. “The concept is bed and beverage, says Hotel Co-Owner […]

Food

Where to Eat in Italy

People often ask me where to eat in Italy. This isn’t as easy of a question to answer as you might think. While Italy is one of the world’s great culinary destinations, I’ve had a lot of disappointing and frankly forgettable meals there. Italian Michelin star restaurants, in particular, have […]