Category Archives: Hotels

What’s a Gibson Girl to do in Bethel, Maine?

If you believe Wikipedia, we have illustrator Charles Dana Gibson, who created the slender-waisted, chignon-crowned Gibson Girl, to blame for the American woman’s obsession with beauty. The online encyclopedia claims he personified the feminine ideal with his “satirical” pen and … Continue reading

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Catch an Expeditious App and Put It In Your Pocket!

Six cities have updated wanderlusting apps from Fodor’s Travel, who has announced the re-launch of their City Guide apps for iPhone and iPad (Nook and Android versions are in the works). The free apps now integrate partner functionality from Expedia, … Continue reading

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Digesting the AD Home Design Show

What’s chic and dynamic and fabulous all over? The three days Roaming by Design spent gallivanting around Manhattan as we made our way from our sophisticated digs at Cassa Hotel & Residences to the 10th annual Architectural Digest Home Design … Continue reading

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What a Day for a Tweetup!

Roaming by Design has been on the road a bit lately (uh, I guess that’s what we’re supposed to be doing when we promise roaming, huh?)! We’ve been around town (and across the pond, actually) gathering tweeps around us for … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Gordon Ramsay?

One of my favorite trips of 2010 was a jaunt to Italy in late September/early October. During my tour of the beautiful country I had two amazing days at Castel Monastero near Sienna where I caught up with the renowned … Continue reading

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#LetsBlogOff, the Cha-Ching Edition

This week’s #LetsBlogOff topic is “if money were no object…” This past weekend, I spent two delicious nights at a beautiful resort on the coast in Down East Maine, soaking in the scenic beauty of the surroundings and being pampered … Continue reading

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Grit and Glamour in South Beach

When Soho Beach House owner Nick Jones asked Martin Brudnizki to create an oasis nestled into Miami Beach’s sand-strewn shores for the inimitable members of Soho House, the designer knew without hesitation what he wanted to achieve. “I set out … Continue reading

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Sleeping Around: Veuve Clicquot Style!

If you’ve ever dealt with jet lag or insomnia, you just might decide Mathieu Lehanneur is your new best friend, especially if you are heading to the Hôtel du Marc after his Once Upon a Dream sleep capsules are in … Continue reading

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The Luxe Touch

Those of you who know me have heard me whining all week that one of the most fabulous trips I’ve ever been offered to Paris was derailed by a head cold. I know you’re all sick of it, cyber pals, … Continue reading

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Ceramic Tile: The Perfect Bedfellow

You might not think of ceramic tile as the perfect bedfellow, but that’s exactly what was on our minds in May when I participated in a panel with Bart Bettiga, the executive director of the National Tile Contractors Association, and … Continue reading

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