Shutters on the Beach :: Santa Monica, CA

Shutters on the Beach :: Santa Monica, CA

Lara Smith on July 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 July 22, 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»

Tom Colicchio`s Heritage Steak :: Las Vegas

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»

VIP Treatment with New MGM Resorts Connections

VIP Treatment with New MGM Resorts Connections

Ava Stochinsky on March 18, 2015

When I heard about this I was so excited. Everyone goes to Vegas for an occasion, and usually with a group of folks. If traveling with a group and reserving at least five guestrooms (yep, only five rooms) – whether for a bachelor or bachelorette party, golf getaway, family reunion, special birthday or just to […] read more»

The Liberty Hotel – Boston, Massachusetts

The Liberty Hotel – Boston, Massachusetts

Ava Stochinsky on February 27, 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»

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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 July 22, 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 Morgan – Dublin, Ireland

Ava Stochinsky on August 10, 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»

Wine

Chteau Le Pin Pomerol 1999 – Taste the Great and Pricey Garage Wine

Lara Smith on October 21, 2014

If you like to taste wine then this will certainly catch your attention. Chteau Le Pin Pomerol 1999 will cost you around $908. This is one of the finest quality wines that is a quality of garage wine. Chteau Le Pin is a family venture of the Thienpont family. It is a small vineyard located […] read more»