Tag Archives: #TravelTuesday

As the World Turns…

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve posted here on Roaming By Design and there’s a reason for my absence. My writing life has changed since I began this effort four years ago next month, and rather than letting this … Continue reading

Posted in Adroyt, Architecture, Books, Design, Fine Dining, Maine, Narrative Nonfiction, Social Media, Travel, Writer Wednesday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Maine, Narrative Nonfiction, New England, Resorts, Seaside Vacations, Travel, Travel Tuesday, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Grassroots Run Deep: Green Provocateur in Milan

The world is heading to Milan for Salone Internazionale del Mobile forthwith and it’s likely that everyone in the design world is going to be met with an entirely different landscape than they’ve encountered in central Milan in the past, … Continue reading

Posted in Design, Design Tradeshows, Environmental Initiatives, Events, Milan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Of the Paris Persuasion

Was it just two weeks ago I was flitting around Paris with Toma Clark Haines, The Antiques Diva? Uh-huh, and what a blast we had combing the Marche aux Puces and sifting through floor-upon-floor of goodies at Bazaar Hotel de … Continue reading

Posted in Antiques, Design, European Shopping Tours, Paris | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Books, Guidebooks, Literary Figures, Museums, Paris, Travel, Travel Tuesday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Love and #LetsBlogOff

I’m in Paris at last and I’m heading to Pere Lechaise, the famed cemetery, in a few minutes to visit the tomb of Heloise and Abelard, the doomed lovers whose story has stood the test of time because nothing could … Continue reading

Posted in Let's Blog Off, Literary Figures, Paris, Poetry, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Eric Engstrom’s Roadside Distractions

The divine Ms. JoAnn Locktov turned me on to Eric Engstrom’s art, which I’m featuring here today. (If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a hundred times, she’s the center of the connectivity universe!) I thought he’d be the … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art Exhibitions, Books, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

#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

Posted in Hotels, Let's Blog Off, Maine, Philanthropy, Resorts, Travel, Travel Tuesday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in Design, Hotels, Miami, Salons, Travel, Travel Tuesday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Brighton, Let's Blog Off, Travel, Travel Tuesday, UK | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments