Check it out as I talk my travel goals for 2017 — have I met them?! — ice-cream, what I’m inspired by and do some bad math!
I wanted the discussion to run the gamut from safety, to perks, stereotypes and most importantly, our role as American women as travel ambassadors of the United States.
When I’m away on my travels my favorite parts of home that I miss… 90% of that is deeply rooted in Brooklyn — my family, my grandmother’s garden, biking to V’s in BedStuy, late nights at Crown Inn with Jenn. Check out The New Regulars for a glimpse of the place I call home.
Porto has that decaying decadence that you think of with Havana, but with amazing food, beautiful azulejos and a hopping wine country and port trade on the river. Zone out and spend 3 minutes with me checking out my time in Porto, Portugal.
Many hotels targeting Gen Z & millennial focus on very cool, hip common spaces with the idea of getting you out of your room to socialize, work and play. CitizenM London seamlessly does both. I found myself torn between luxuriating in my XL king size bed or watching the sun set over the Tower of London with a gin & tonic. Check out my stay in this video and see more photos on my previous post, Perfect Stay – citizenM Tower of London.
XL king-size bed that you just melt into. Views over-looking the Tower of London. Full service bar and eats 24 hrs a day (so hard to find in London!) and a stones throw away from hip East London? citizenM Tower of London has this west-London die-hard looking East in a whole new way.
I relished taking the taxis that regular Cubans take, and rolled by eyes at being ripped off by the shiny new ones. I enjoyed seeing the sites at the ration markets and the back alleys of Cuba where our guide Julio took us.
Running a successful company and surfing in the Pacific every morning, sure! Seeing friends a few times a week over laughs and pisco sours is de rigueur. It’s this spirit that I will carry with me.
The district of Barranco is an Instagrammer’s dream with countless walls of beautiful murals telling stories from whimsy and history in every shade imaginable.
I have tried a pisco sour pre-Peru and absolutely loved it. I was excited to try it again in the home of pisco sours, Lima, Peru.