London Natural History Museum: Gem & Mineral Hall

Having blogged on and off for the past ten years, I often find it hard to start a blog post. I struggle to find that elusive introduction, a comforting mix of excitement and intrigue that sweeps the reader (that’s you) into a few paragraphs well worth your time on this site. Part of that process often includes some background research,…
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You’re Invited: Sveta Mother’s Day Dinner Party

While we’re all becoming social distancing pro’s, Sveta, local West Village hot spot has partnered with Live from Dinner to host a virtual dinner party to celebrate Moms in style! Paired with a perfect dinner, you can send your mom, grandma, or new mother’s in your life a complete meal to celebrate the selfless act of motherhood. With many of…
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Best Airbnb in Porto: Casa Da Praca

My first trip to Portugal was not without adventure, we arrived late at night and I was fighting off a severe and persistent cold that seemingly would not quit. When we arrived at Casa Da Praca, Elio – the property manager – was a sight for sore eyes. Not only was he extremely welcoming, helping us with our bags and…
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Cha Das Cinco: Breakfast in Porto

Located on the Douro river estuary, which follows upriver until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean, Porto is the second largest city in Portugal. It was the third country, and second stop on my recent trip overseas. I was enamored with the Portuguese city, with its stone streets, blue and white azulejos tiles, old churches and monasteries. Before heading out for…
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With MarieBelle, “Chocolate is Magic”

Synonymous with fine chocolate, MarieBelle chocolates hosted a decadent debut of their appropriately named short film – “Chocolate is Magic”. As a dedicated fan of their hot chocolates, I was thrilled to join the famed brand at their SoHo shop for an evening of treats. The shop, covered wall to wall with ingeniously packaged sweets is quite simply a chocolate…
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