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1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Review
Our Stay at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge We splurged on a stay at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge during our recent trip to New York, which was gorgeous, though not without some minor flaws. Read on for all the details, but if you're...
This stunningly restored courtyard haveli was in such disrepair that the restoration team initially wasn't sure if it could be salvaged. Dating back to the late 1800s, the building originally housed shops on the lower floor, and residences above. Sadly though, little in the way of specifics of the history...
Newly listed on Airbnb: a life-size replica of Van Gogh's painting The Bedroom. Set in Chicago's River North neighborhood (near Navy Pier!), the rental is actually a promotion for the Art Institute of Chicago's exhibition of all three paintings in Van Gogh's bedroom series. The room looks stunning and...

Weekend Wanderlust (vol 40)

- Days of Haze and Nostalgia in Antiparos - Google street view can now take you hiking in New Zealand - Reykjavík's Record Shops - Stay in a ferris wheel hotel in Paris! - This would make for one hell of a road trip: California State Park Checklist Map - Surreal "shelf cloud" in...

Weekend Wanderlust (vol 35)

- The quirky Hotel Particulier in Montmartre - Now on my must-visit list: The Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines - Awwwwww - A photo book of crazy British folk festival costumes - Norway's new passports showcase some pretty great design - A short history of the British Royal Family - I've come across some amazing...

Spotted

Rad images and things spotted lately! Top photo, Bolivia's tropical family portraiture. Madewell continually feeds my obsession with vintagey leather bags https://youtu.be/i7hPC0cTBko   the psychedelic moon maps of the 1970s read all night tee via from the book Graphique de la Rue: The Signs of Paris aquamarine crystal ring by Hawkhouse the beautiful debris left behind after a...
- Indian taxi cabs get crazy beautiful makeovers - Photographer releases tiger in abandoned Detroit factory, because...Detroit? - Watermelon bread is a thing, and it's sort of fantastic - An awesome Los Angeles tourism map for kids - Documenting the Disappearing Record Stores of Paris - Pricey, yes, but way better than washing your...
Housed in a sprawling colonial mansion in old San Juan, Puerto Rico, The Gallery Inn looks like a perfect escape to me. Purchased and lovingly renovated by an artist, the property became an inn somewhat organically, hosting travelers beginning in the 1970s. Here's some picks for a weekend at...
I'm a sucker for beautiful hotels and charming Airbnbs, so I end up reading quite a few clickbait articles about the "most beautiful", "most unique", etc hotels. Not too many live up to that promise, and sadly, even many beautiful historic hotels end up being renovated in bland luxury....

Spotted

Rad images and things spotted lately! Follow me on Pinterest for even more visual inspiration. Above, a shot from Singapore by Nguan-- the entire photo set is worth checking out. A Bowl of Olives by Sara Midda. Sketches and musings on food and travel. (photo via Colour Living) The colors and...