Hostelworld: But You Hostel?

So, as you may know, I’m a bit bougie (about certain things). I’ve had the pleasure of going on some wonderful luxury trips. That being said, I had been thinking of checking out some hostels, because it appears to be a very interesting travel community. There are people of all ages who swear by them especially solo travelers due to […]

Courtyard by Marriott: Bistro Bar

Courtyard by Marriott had a killer launch party in downtown Manhattan to give a preview of their new Bistro Bar experience. It was a night filled with good eats, craft cocktails, and fresh herbs. I literally thought that I would be in and out of the event, but it was so fabulous, I couldn’t bare to leave. Guests at the […]

Perrine Chef’s Social Club: Gastronomic Exploration of Tea with Palais des Thés

A few years ago The Pierre Hotel launched the Chef’s Social Club Series to create an interactive dining experience. Recently, the club presented a multi-course dinner featuring Palais des Thés. The Parisian tea company offers all-natural Signature flavored teas (“Les Créations”), pure single-estate teas and exceptional limited edition Grand Crus.  When I entered The Rotunda Room at the 86 year […]

Ottawa: Canada’s Secret Hip City

Ottawa was not in my travel plans. In fact I didn’t know much about the city before I was invited by the Andaz Ottawa Byward Market. Located in the the downtown area of Ottawa, the modern boutique hotel is a nice addition for events, celebrations, and weddings.The hotel is almost a year old, so it’s still got that brand new […]

The Splash Room At The Andaz 5th Avenue

The Andaz 5th Avenue is a hip luxury hotel in midtown Manhattan. It’s a part of the Hyatt family, so it’s top notch. However, it’s a little more laid back. I was invited to spend the night at the hotel and experience it first-hand. The front desk of the hotel is not typical. Unlike standard hotels that have a big front […]