X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort: Where Thai Tradition Meets Modern Luxury

X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort stunned me right off the bat with its distinctive red brick walls, a design that I later found out is a nod to the brick walls that still surround the city center of Chiang Mai, a place that used to be the capital of the Lanna Kingdom. The next surprise that literally had me squealing…
Thailand
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What To Expect On Your First Safari (Hint: It’s Mind Blowing!)

Growing up, The Lion King was one of my favorite movies to watch. I mean who didn’t want to roam the African plains getting into good intentioned fun with Timon, Pumbaa and Simba? Though, I will say to this day it’s hard for me to watch Mufasa die without feeling some type of way. In fact, I almost cried during…
South Africa
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The Andaz Mayakoba, Where Luxury and Nature Collide

Isn’t it always the case that when you decide you’re going to give your phone a rest, you end up needing it the most? There I was laying out on my balcony couch, enjoying the tranquil views of the lagoon, devouring a surprise delivery of fresh guacamole and chips, when all the sudden I see an animal. This ruthless, though surprisingly…
Playa Del Carmen
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Rest + Relaxation at Palos Verdes’ Stunning Terannea Resort

Pharrell was spotted at this Mediterranean-inspired resort the night before I checked in. So. With that said, if you’re looking to experience the California Coast like never before, check out Terranea Resort. Situated atop Los Angeles’ Palos Verdes Peninsula, this picturesque luxury hotel offers over 75 acres of private, untouched peninsula, enabling guests to fully take in the pristine, natural…
Palos Verdes
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NYC Spotlight: Green Gallow and The Heath at The McKittrick Hotel

I’ve written about The McKittrick Hotel several times before (here too,) but I love this place so much that it deserves another post. Not to mention each experience here has been different and awesome, and now that it’s summertime, the rooftop bar Green Gallow is open! Being the amazing host that I am, I took both my parents and sister here on…
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