Lourdes Martin

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The Blackstone Hotel: Where Design and Destination Meet

Nostalgic is in one of the top 5 words I use to describe myself. I don’t use it because it’s a “buzzword” but because it’s truly who I am.  Memories of my younger days when I would sit for hours…

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The Best Things To Do In The Summer In Chicago

Thomas and I were lucky to have moved to Chicago in April because we knew our first few months in the Windy City were going to be sunny and warm unlike the rest of the year.  Summer in Chicago is…

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Lake Michigan Wine Trail

The Leelanau wine trail was one of our favorite areas during our visit to Northern Michigan.   The drive from the downtown Traverse City area to Leelanau is lovely, on one side you’ll have grapevines, cherry trees and on the other the…

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Escape: Traverse City

We recently just returned from a short getaway to Traverse City to celebrate the 4th of July.  To be honest, we had never heard of Traverse City and were completely blown away by the beauty of this area. It reaffirmed…

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Fourth Of July Traditions

If you’ve been following the site for a few years, you already know that Thomas and I do a trip to an American town every year to celebrate the fourth of July. We started this tradition three years ago because we…

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With Love, From Paris

“A Woman’s Skin is a mirror, reflecting her life” – Pierre Darphin I love seasons – because everytime the seasons change, I have an opportunity to start over.  Seasons bring a chance for renewal and steer us away from adapting to…

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Editor’s Letter: An American Summer

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August” – Jenny Hann Hello! I’m back. It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post. The transition to a new city has been smooth but nonetheless time-consuming…

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Meet Anabel: Learn How Moving To Morocco Changed Her Life

Editor’s Note: I’ve been following Anabel for a long time on Instagram and couldn’t be happier to feature her on the site and share her story with you.

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The Packing Edit

Once you have booked your vacation and planned the itinerary, you can finally start packing! I actually love to pack (hate to unpack) because it’s fun and to be completely transparent with you all – traveling is the one time I indulge and shop!

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