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YachtLife Launches Membership Club

travel February 27, 2017 0 Comments

  YachtLife, the first luxury yacht charter app in the world, is taking luxury to new depths with the launch of its premium membership club. The program is designed to offer members VIP pricing and access to a full range of luxury yachts around the world. Established in 2015 and based in Miami, YachtLife has since expanded to more than a…

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Vincent van Gogh’s “The Bedroom” Brought to Life at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

travel March 2, 2016 0 Comments

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago has created an ““Explore Your Inner van Gogh” package in conjunction with the opening of the Chicago Van Gogh exhibition at The Art Institute of Chicago. This marks the first time in North America that three versions of a famous Vincent van Gogh painting will be shown together. The Ritz-Carlton hotel package includes: Two VIP tickets to The Art…

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How To Make A James Beard-Worthy Cocktail At Home

travel May 1, 2015 0 Comments

This year, the James Beard Foundation will host its 25th annual Awards gala in Chicago on May 4th, where winners will be bestowed with what is considered the highest honor for food and beverage professionals. A gathering of the country’s top chefs, mixologists and restaurateurs, tickets to attend this prestigious ceremony aren’t easy to acquire. Food and cocktail enthusiasts unable to…

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Virgin Hotel Upping the Ante

travel March 9, 2015 0 Comments

The World’s first Virgin Hotel is officially open in Chicago and is officially upping the ante on the hotel game. The hotel is offering the same excitement, heartfelt service and smart innovation that Virgin is known for but is shaking up the hotel industry how we know it. A few highlights include: The Design: The hotel was restored from a 1920’s bank and…

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Travel: U.S. Summer Getaways

adventure holiday travel travel planning travel tips May 4, 2014 0 Comments

The beach vacation is an integral part of an American summer.  From the Great Lakes to the golden sands of California, generations of families have been packing their coolers, loading up minivans, and taking off for a beach-side getaway. Our classic means of transportation have transformed from bulky to hybrid and favorite beach past times have evolved from requiring packed…

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Chicago Fun

travel January 31, 2013 0 Comments

Back in the Windy City for 4 (cold) days. Check it out: The W Hotel- love the “Wish” theme in the room. Appetizers in The Living Room at The W. View looking down from atop The Willis Tower. Breakfast at The Original Pancake House. Bacon Pancakes! The room at The Public Hotel– Love the calm neutral colors and clean lines.…

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Travel: Chicago Ice Skating Destinations

chicago holiday travel travel planning travel tips December 6, 2012 0 Comments

Each year, beginning in mid-November, eight ice rinks in Chicago open their doors to visitors. The city park district oversees the operation of these rinks, which close in mid-March to make room for warm-weather activities. If you’re planning a trip to the Windy City, don’t miss the opportunity to visit one of the following rinks: Rink at Wrigley Cubs fans,…

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Saving the Earth in Style

food green lifestyle October 12, 2012 0 Comments

On my flight to Chicago yesterday I read the book “Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style” by Chrstie Matheson. I love this little 200 page book because not only is it an easy read, but Christie is definitely a girlie-girl who knows that being fabulous is almost as important as saving the planet. The book is full of great…

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