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Glenstone- A private museum worth visiting!

When I was told that a great private museum Glenstone rested in Potomac Maryland, a suburb of Washington, DC I was a bit apprehensive. The 204,000 square foot museum built on 203,000 acres by art collectors and philanthropists Mitchell and Amy Rales is surrounded by a beautiful landscape setting. Besides the modern art, there are many paths, trails and meadows …

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Ralph & Russo- Monaco

The first flagship European Ralph and Russo store opened in Monte-Carlo at the new One Monte Carlo complex. A stunningly designed store with 4,700 square feet of ready to wear, accessories and leather goods. Marble, Murano glass and lots of glam await the retail shopper. The store is a vision of refinement in the age of mass production. The Ralph …

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Tom Ford- Triple Chain Bag

I am obsessed with Tom Ford accessories because the items are well made, not trendy and can go from day to night. I don’t believe in disposal fashion as I personally feel I am throwing money away and I work too hard for my money. I feel investment pieces, especially if I can buy them on sale, are a good …

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Core- Haute artisanal dining- London

On a recent business trip to London I was fortunate to dine at Core which is run by Clare Smyth, the first and only female chef to run a three Michelin star restaurant in the UK. Core is in a townhouse in the Notting Hill section of London. The interiors are bright, open and airy. Elegant but relaxing, sophisticated but …

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The Draycott- Pacific Palisades

I was just in Los Angeles for business and the fact that I was so close to the beach just lifted my spirt and my soul. There is something special about being near the sun, water and sand that places me in the best mood. Even business travel doesn’t seem so treacherous and mundane. I was fortunate to meet my …

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Palisades Village- Pacific Palisades

I travel a great deal for business, so I see all types of cities large and small all over the globe. What inspires me is when a community uses urban planning to their advantage and creates an environment that is multi-use and adds value to their community. On a recent business trip to Los Angeles I met my client at …

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