Category Archives: Travel Tuesday

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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The Room by the Sea

I’m in Maine, enjoying the hospitality of The Cliff House in Ogunquit, perched above the sea on a wildly gorgeous stretch of rocky coast. Being able to drink in the surroundings has been one blessing from my opportunity to stay; … 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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Make It Personal!

I’ve been blazing around Paris soaking in a schizophrenic mix of historically significant writerly inspiration and modern-day Parisian glitz: it’s quite a paradoxical melange! Even the eye candy cuts its own broad swath, from beautifully dressed men and women to … 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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No Woman Is An Island

Today’s Let’s Blog Off topic is “You’ve just been given an island” and the charge for those of us who get into this madcap game of throwing up posts “on topic” every couple of weeks (see my creative compatriots here) … Continue reading

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In Vino Veritas

It’s #TravelTuesday and Roaming By Design is taking you to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the steaks sizzle and the wines are fine! Daniel Karlin Daniel Karlin and partners founded Anuva Wines in 2007 in Buenos Aires with the goal of … Continue reading

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The Profound Echoes of Modernism

On this #TravelTuesday, Roaming By Design is celebrating the birthplace of modern architecture, Berlin, with a giveaway—one of Moleskine’s Berlin City Notebooks. See below how you can participate. If you have any doubts as to how useful these great City … Continue reading

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