My Stay in a 16th-century Venetian Palazzo

Ever since launching my website, I've had a ton of fun visiting world-renowned hotels. The experiences over the years have been extraordinary – in fact, so much so that it has been a challenge for me to put these precious moments into words. My recent visit to Aman Venice will prove to be one of those times… but I will give it a go!

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Taking Care of my Skin!

My mother grew up with few material possessions. She doesn't seem to need or want much in order to maintain the natural happiness she radiates. She is simply content. I suppose this is why my childhood memory of her Lancôme, her only indulgence, is so ingrained.

Her Lancômewas off-limits! "Ne touché pas!" she would say, but in German because she's not French. Ha. Kidding aside, I will never forget taking notice of how my mother cherished her precious face cream.

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Pretty Sightings in Newport

I had the fortune of spending last weekend in glorious Newport, Rhode Island with my dear friend Bettie. She has introduced me to a world of such beauty! 

I think these pictures will say it all.  

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April in Paris: Part Two

If the lottery would be gracious enough as to offer me an enormous amount of money, my new existence would pretty much be me moving into here! (Ahhh!)

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April in Paris: Part One

Since spring refuses to arrive in Toronto, I have no choice but to hang on to those warm and sunny April days I spent in Paris. Eight days of perfection in every way possible. It was simply glorious, from morning to night!

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LEBON Giveaway!

Win my favourite LEBON toothpaste!

In five days I will embark for Paris to enjoy a full week of wandering the cobblestone streets, strolling through parks, people-watching from one of those tiny round tables at a sweet little café, browsing antique markets, discovering new hotels, sipping a little (okay, lot of) wine… and to begin working on my plan to create enticing trips for others who want to enjoy the same delightful experiences in Paris as I do – stay tuned!

For now, I can offer a taste of my Paris experience through a giveaway! 

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Pleasant Surprises

Here we go… and I'm starting off with quirky! The egg-like pod toilettes at Sketch restaurant in London, UK were an awesome surprise. I followed the directions I was given to the ladies' room and then all of a sudden I was in the middle of a sci-fi film – standing in front of a slew of egg pod toilettes! Loooove!

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A Perfect Skin Care Routine

The winter weather seems to be what we are all talking about, and it is making me appreciate my hydrating products a lot more!

That's why, immediately following the fun task of booking a flight to Paris, I open the Notes app on my iPhone and begin creating a shopping list – I jot down all of my must-haves from my preferred French brands.

I next leave for Paris in mid-April. This time By the time a Paris trip rolls around, I have usually run out, or am getting low, on all of my beauty products and am quite ready to stock up! This is why, after I land and check into my hotel, my first mission is to beeline to Florence, my cosmetic expert at Pharmacie Monge Sacré Cœur.

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Exploring the World of Aman in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

When we booked our trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, I had no idea what to expect. But I did know we were in for an amazing experience at the Amangani Resort - we'd already been blown away by another Aman hotel in Marrakesh. 

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What a Year!

What a year it's been!!

I have experienced so many adventures this past year. How will I ever top 2018?

I don't suppose I need to, though. I will just let it go down in my history as being one of the best travel years ever. 

So... let's go down 2018's memory lane. 

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