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Travel  Dwarikas House Kathmandu Nepal

Dwarika’s House-Kathmandu Nepal

Kathmandu is a city of bustling contrast. Millions of people moving, constant traffic and historic temples and sights.   When one enters the doors of Dwarika’s House one is transfixed by the garden filled with fruit trees, shrines,  a stunning tiled pool and the outdoor dining spaces.   A true oasis in this hectic metropolitan city of Kathmandu. The style is …

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The Tea House at Zhiwa Ling- Bhutan

I am enamored with tea as it calms and comforts me. While in Bhutan I had the pleasure of sipping my tea at the tea house at Zhiwa Ling.  The tea house is set on a hill in a separate cottage on the peaceful grounds next to the meditation room and greenhouse with a clear view of the mountains. The …

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Taktsang Monastery-Tigers Nest Bhutan

My dream has always been to travel to Bhutan. For some reason Bhutan has held a special place in my heart. I recently had the opportunity to travel to Bhutan with Abercrombie & Kent and all that I imagined came to reality and more.  This Buddhist kingdom in the eastern Himalayas is a jewel! With untouched mountain peaks, rivers fed …

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Travel Health InFlight Skincare

My in flight skincare routine on long haul flights

I just finished a 20 hour long haul flight to Asia. Traveling often on flights over 10 hours has taught me to combat the dry air on most international flights with my in flight skin care routine.   I have lots of time so why not hydrate my skin with natural products and use my many hours of flight time …

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Packing for multiple destinations & climates!

I am getting ready to travel to multiple countries at various altitudes and climates. What to pack? I am facing temperatures from 32 degrees to 95 degrees Fahrenheit so I am in a predicament! It is hard enough to pack for one country but multiple can be daunting. I have learned over 25 years of business travel to take the …

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Food Travel Watergate Hotel 02

The revamped Watergate Hotel

When I think of the iconic Watergate Hotel I think of the Watergate break-ins, politics and intrigue. After a lengthy closure, new ownership and renovation the Watergate Hotel is back! The newly designed hotel by master Israeli industrial designer & architect Ron Arad gives the property a very modern and glamourous feel. Custom made furniture throughout, interesting wall treatments and …

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Riveting Monserrate- Bogota, Colombia

One of the places that left a deep impression on me when I visited Bogota Colombia was Monserrate. A mountain that dominates the Skyline of Bogota sitting at 10, 341 feet above sea level with breathtaking view across the city. To get to Monserrate you can either take a cable car or hike to the top of the mountain as …

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Food Travel Hotel Bel Air

Wolfgang Puck at the Hotel Bel Air-Magical dining

I was recently in Los Angeles for business and for all of us that travel for business extensively, we know that business travel and especially lunches can become cumbersome. My recent Lunch at the Wolfgang Puck restaurant at the Hotel Bel- Air was anything but normal and it turned out to quite the magical experience. Of course I was with …

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Travel Food Sunsetbeach Shelter Island

Sunset Beach Hotel & Restaurant- Shelter Island

I adore spending time with my sister Sherry and my family at the beach. It is a time to disconnect, relax and reflect. It consists of family dinners outside on the terrace, long walks on the beach and the chance to shut off our electronic equipment and reconnect with each other. Share stories, catch up and savor the ocean breezes. …

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Travel Food Scarpetta

Scarpetta Beach at Gurney’s– Montauk

I find Montauk to be breathtaking with natural & raw vistas that gives one a true feel of freedom. Long stretches of beach, sand dunes, bonfires and a total laid back vibe. Recently I was vacationing with my family in East Hampton and we decided to go to the newly renovated & updated Gurney’s Montauk resort for dinner. It was …

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