These are strange times, indeed. I have spent years working and planning “the next” project or assignment, when working with publishers, hotels, destinations and other travel and lifestyle brands. Whether it was my work on brand marketing projects; developing editorial destination features; or reviewing hotels; there has always been an urgency to begin focusing on the next job. While I switched...

According to historians, Afternoon Tea began at the time that kerosene lanterns had been introduced, and it became fashionable to have dinner later in the evening. This left many very hungry between the primary meals at that time of breakfast and dinner, and they needed an afternoon snack. Over the years, it continued to evolve and was not only part...

Tauck has collaborated with BBC Earth to craft once-in-a-lifetime getaways for families seeking magical learning experiences that unfold in places where wildlife is observed in the natural habitats. Join Tauck in Tanzania, where you will spot Africa's Big Five on the savannah, plains, and grasslands that leads to the ultimate family safari; in Alaska, where creatures large and small thrive...

For more than 50 years now, many travelers in search of a unique travel experience that maintains focus on small groups and cultural immersion have looked to Abercrombie & Kent for a growing number of unforgettable getaways. The idea of a personalized river cruise on a barge with your friends and family is not for everyone, but for those looking...

Always a fan of the food scenes throughout Europe, and certainly enjoying the excitement surrounding this delicious trend in Spain, I was excited to write this feature for the premier issue of Luxury Link's digital magazine. Featuring Madrid, Barcelona and Basque Country, this story brings to light the amazing number of Michelin Star chefs throughout these areas...

It has finally happened after years of talk and renovations, along with a delayed opening date – The Quin has opened their doors officially as of 11:11am on November 11, 2013. The corner of 57th Street and 6th Avenue once again shines bright with the renewed sense of belonging. Opened as the handsome Buckingham Hotel in 1929, this corner was...

With cities like New York, I always tend to have my favorite hotels for a variety of occasions and reasons: the size of the rooms, best brunch, afternoon tea service, rooftop bars, staff, amenities and spas, to name a few. In Manhattan, among my favorites is The Kimberly Hotel for their impeccable services from a staff that always goes above...