Los Angeles: Malibu Lagoon

I’ve been away from for a while! I’ve been busy with a couple of big life changes, but between all of that I booked a flight to Los Angeles where one of my best friends is currently living. It’s been two years since I’d seen Kamilla in the flesh, but with the wonders of modern technology we’ve remained connected. So for…
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Cotswolds: Luxury Retreat at Daylesford Farmhouse

I love London, I swear. It’s got an incredible energy, with endless opportunities beckoning to you around every corner. But the older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve appreciated being able to escape it all. Luckily, my best friend has a cottage in the most beautiful corner of the world: the Cotswolds. And not just that, she’s got a place in Kingham,…
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Italy: Ciao Checca, Rome

Sometimes it feels like fast food has taken over. I was shocked to see signs next to the Trevi Fountain pointing me to the nearest McDonalds. And back home in Detroit, the queues for the drive through Starbucks are twice as long as the ones inside. The Slow Food Movement was born in resistance to that, but often times I…
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Québec: LOV, Vieux Montréal

My friend Kate is a major foodie. It’s kind of funny because when we were kids, I could count the things she’d eat on two hands. Now, she’s the knows all the best places- from hidden gems in strip malls to cool kid aesthetics. So when she heard about the opening of LOV in Old Montréal, she couldn’t wait to…
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Québec: Domaine Saint-Bérnard

For our second day in La Belle Province, we left the resort village of Mont Tremblant and headed to Domaine Saint-Bernard. This place is the definition of a winter wonderland. Walking in, you’re immediately greeted with crackling fire pits and mugs of hot soup or cocoa. At reception you’ll find routes for hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing ranging in difficulty…
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