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London Photo Essays: The Tourist-y Stuff

I hope everyone had a happy and restful Thanksgiving! Today I’m continuing on with photos from my London trip (I do plan to get to the Paris photos eventually!), with a few of the classic landmarks (aka, tourist-y attractions) that we visited. I really loved seeing Big Ben…so iconic and just … Read more ››

Liberty of London

There are a quite a few famous department stores in London – Harrod’s, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols…and I would have loved to visit them all! Alas, I only really had time for one – so it had to be Liberty of London. I’m a big fan of their floral prints and … Read more ››

The Bailey’s Hotel London Review

For anyone who might be planning a trip to London, I wanted to share a quick review of The Millenium Bailey’s Hotel London, where we stayed. In short, it was awesome…I pretty much can’t say enough good stuff about it. Location: Perfect. As I mentioned, it’s located in South Kensington (which blends into … Read more ››

Photo Essays: Fall in Washington Square Park

Just a few from an autumn morning in Washington Square Park (and environs). photography by Jacqueline Clair Read more ››

London Eats: No. 11 Pimlico Road

Today I have another great London restaurant for you called No. 11 Pimlico Road, located in the neighborhood of Belgravia. It was all-around probably my favorite restaurant that we visited – the interior was lovely and the food was so, so good. We went here for brunch on our last day … Read more ››

To do in NYC This Winter: Holiday House 2016

Quick heads-up guys: The 2016 Holiday House opens on Thursday! This is one of my favorite annual interior design showhouses, and this year should be especially interesting as it will be taking place in Soho for the first time. In years past the Holiday House was at the Academy Mansion … Read more ››

London Eats: The MaE Deli

Today I want to share with you one of my favorite places that I popped in to while visiting London – The MaE Deli. Are you guys familiar with Ella Woodward? She writes the London-based blog Deliciously Ella, and she’s gained a massive following with her healthy, easy, delicious recipes. She’s written several cookbooks by … Read more ››

Two Good Links

Yesterday I had vague ideas of polishing off a blog post draft to post today, but instead after work I spent the afternoon watching CNN and falling into a larger and larger hole of despair as they played the video of President Obama and He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named (on this blog anyway), sitting … Read more ››

London Photo Essays: Autumn in Hyde Park

As I mentioned the other day, we got super lucky with the weather on our European trip – it didn’t rain once, which, from what I’ve heard about London, is quite the anomaly! Most of the days were overcast and gray, including the morning that I took this walk through Hyde Park … Read more ››

Photo Essays: Colorful Houses of London

Not only was London rife with colorful and charming front doors, but colorful houses as well! The weather while we were there was gray and misty (though we lucked out with no rain the whole trip, can you believe that?), but with colors like these, who could possibly mind? How … Read more ››