Our Essential Guide for Travelers to New York City

Planning a visit to the Big Apple? Here’s our Essential Guide for Travelers to New York City.  While we were visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina, with Mostar’s iconic Ottoman Bridge shining in the background, a nineteen-year-old waiter with bright-eyes and big dreams shared his hopes of visiting New York. One day, he said. We have seen this look … More Our Essential Guide for Travelers to New York City

Bite the Big Apple on a Small Budget: Here’s Your Guide to Cheap Eats in NYC

According to Lonely Planet, the average cost of dinner in a mid-range restaurant for two in New York City is $130. Of course, that’s an average. On one end of the spectrum, the world’s greatest food city offers unparalleled opportunities to splurge on once-in-a-lifetime tasting experiences (more coming soon on that topic!). Yet, on the … More Bite the Big Apple on a Small Budget: Here’s Your Guide to Cheap Eats in NYC

100+ Different Spaces in 16 Countries. Finding Inspiration for My Latest Assignment for Architectural Digest.

For 15 years, my husband and I owned a historic 1927 Tudor home. We painted every inch of wall, gutted and renovated the kitchen (by ourselves – hello, learning lessons), then hired pros to tackle bathroom renos. We landscaped, built decks, created gardens and created a home exactly to our liking…then, promptly sold it. To … More 100+ Different Spaces in 16 Countries. Finding Inspiration for My Latest Assignment for Architectural Digest.

When in Morocco, Here’s How & Why to Visit a Hammam

In my latest published article for Intrepid Travel, I recount the cleansing joy of visiting public baths, known as hammams, in Morocco. The process can be daunting and confusing for newbies, especially if you don’t speak Arabic or French.  I hope sharing our experience stokes your curiosity and sense of adventure, plus eases any appreciations you may … More When in Morocco, Here’s How & Why to Visit a Hammam