The Morgan – Dublin, Ireland

The Morgan – Dublin, Ireland

Ava Stochinsky on August 23, 2015

Quite simply if you are going to Dublin and want to stay in the trendiest area, you need not look further than conveniently hip Morgan Hotel. The Morgan Hotel is one half of the Fitzpatrick Lifestyle Hotels set up in 2001 by Paul Fitzpatrick to create a portfolio of design focused boutique hotels. I found […] read more»

The Library Hotel – NYC

The Library Hotel – NYC

Ava Stochinsky on August 04, 2015

Maybe it is just me growing older (and somewhat wiser), but I have really come to appreciate the simple pleasures in life. The overall experience I had at the Library Hotel was one of the most pleasurable stays in New York. When I mention the simplicity, it should not be confused with lack of elegance. […] read more»

ALT Hotel :: Toronto

ALT Hotel :: Toronto

Ava Stochinsky on July 11, 2015

It’s a boutique no frills hotel, but still has the bells and whistles. ALT boasts of individuality, as expected of a boutique hotel. If you are stopping over for a night in Toronto this is the perfect place. You easily get into the shuttle train and after a quick ride walk across and right into […] read more»

Shutters on the Beach :: Santa Monica, CA

Shutters on the Beach :: Santa Monica, CA

Lara Smith on June 28, 2015

Simply put, Shutters on the Beach is a wonderful little oasis in the mist of Santa Monica and its beach. This hotel is in a perfect location on the Santa Monica boardwalk. The staff took care of us in a way that we felt like royalty. From the initial valet service, the checkin and our […] read more»

Surf in Style with Marc Newson’s Designer Nickel Coated Surf Boards

Surf in Style with Marc Newson’s Designer Nickel Coated Surf Boards

Bhavesh Bhatia on June 18, 2015

Surfboards are originally invented in Hawaii. These were mostly made from the local woods. However, in recent times the boards are mostly made from polyurethane foam covered in a few layers of fiberglass cloth and then coated with polyester resin. However, the most costly surfboards are a bit different from the regular one in their […] read more»

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Food

Tom Colicchio`s Heritage Steak :: Las Vegas

Ava Stochinsky on May 22, 2015

This is my Vegas go-to restaurant. The menu is not overdone, i.e. good selection but not so large that the kitchen is in mass production mode. We ordered a 8oz A5 Wagyu strip to share as an app. One bite and it ruined any other steak I will ever eat again. Recommend any of the […] read more»

Shopping

Surf in Style with Marc Newson’s Designer Nickel Coated Surf Boards

Bhavesh Bhatia on June 18, 2015

Surfboards are originally invented in Hawaii. These were mostly made from the local woods. However, in recent times the boards are mostly made from polyurethane foam covered in a few layers of fiberglass cloth and then coated with polyester resin. However, the most costly surfboards are a bit different from the regular one in their […] read more»

Travel

The Liberty Hotel – Boston, Massachusetts

Ava Stochinsky on September 01, 2015

Luxurious…yes. Elegant…yes. Comparable to any other hotel…nope. The Liberty Hotel is a perfect storm of all the elements you would expect from a historical landmark turned luxury hotel. The Liberty Hotel is ideally located in the heart of Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood near just a stones throw from the Charles River and its Esplanade. What […] read more»

Wine

How About Having a Classy Pack of Beers!

Erin Silverman on March 12, 2015

You must know that beer is a drink known to man from olden times and is one of the favourites with most writers. While a number of people enjoy having a less costly and light beer, there are some world’s most luxurious beers also available in the market. One such priciest beer is Brewdog’s “The […] read more»