Above the Acacia trees : A hot air balloon Safari in Serengeti

We were in an astronaut position inside the hot air balloon basket as I tried to look away from the nervous faces nearby. We had woken up at an unearthly hour of 4 am, tip toed to the lobby at the Four Seasons Serengeti to be greeted by warm croissants Read More …

Mont Rochelle Franschhoek : A Boutique Hotel and Vineyard in the Western Cape

After a few days of safari in East Africa, we were looking forward to a slower pace of travel and some Rest and Relaxation.  As we got to the last part of our African Adventure, I’m so glad we planned to spend some some in the winelands near Cape Town, Read More …

Bateleur AndBeyond : A Bespoke Safari Camp in Masai Mara, Kenya

Our first Safari Camp experience was nothing short of extraordinary, we were welcomed with champagne in crystal flutes with elephant motifs and friendly smiles.  The staff at Bateleur AndBeyond Safari Camp had setup a welcome table with white roses at the dusty airstrip where our small bush plane landed.  While we Read More …

Bucketlist worthy Overwater Bungalows around the World

Ever since our trip to Bora Bora we have been dreaming about visiting other water villas or water bungalows as they are called in the South Pacific.  Waking up to the sounds of water lapping gently on the stilts, enjoying a morning coffee or mimosa watching the tropical fishes, spending Read More …

A Proper Stay at the Artsy Proper Hotel San Francisco

As soon as we stepped in the lobby at the Proper Hotel in San Francisco my daughter gave me the I know why you booked this hotel look… Located in San Francisco’s Mid-Market area closer to the Tenderloin district, it is not really walking distance to my favorite areas or green Read More …

Villon : A beautiful place to eat in San Francisco

Villon restaurant located inside the artsy and chic Proper Hotel in San Francisco serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu is inspired by San Francisco’s culinary culture and its local and seasonal ingredients.  Villon is another beautiful space created by interior designer and owner Kelly Wearstler. The name while inspired by the Read More …

Best International Restaurants : Travel the World without leaving Dallas

Summer is around the corner and while we would all like to pack our bags, hop on a plane to go to far away places and see the world – its not always feasible with work, kids schedules, finances and life in general!  Sometimes you don’t need plane tickets for Read More …

Hunt for the perfect Veggie Burger in Dallas

In a land of cowboys, steak and game meat, you don’t have to go hungry if you are a vegetarian, you just have to know where to go.  Did you know – In the United States alone, more than 12 million people are vegetarians, and 19,000 more make the switch Read More …

Dancing Peacocks, Abstract Art, Rockies Baseball : 10 Best things to do in Denver

Denver offers a wide array of attractions from interactive museums, incredible zoos and one of our son’s favorite Baseball field. We were on a trip to spend a few days in the Colorado Rocky Mountains in Vail but were glad we planned for a weekend in Denver, the Mile High Read More …

Tea at Taschen at Joule, Dallas

Mother’s day came a little early for me this year… Since the girl is off in college and Mother’s day falls around her midterms, we decided to celebrate a little early when she was visiting in Spring.  From big fat brunches to lovely shopping experiences, there are lots of things Read More …