So... that wasn't exactly a merry Christmas, was it? On The Vampire Diaries Season 6 Episode 10, Caroline learned her mom has cancer (bummer!), Kai sucked up all The Travelers' powers (major bummer!) and then he kidnapped Elena (super...Show More Summary
The third and final part of our diary series, capturing the #DayInLGBT. read more
On tonight's mid-season finale episode of The Vampire Diaries, "Christmas Through Your Eyes," Kai offers to spare Liv and Luke if they help him merge with Jo. A personal tragedy brings Caroline and Stefan closer. Matt moves forward with his plan to kill Enzo. Show More Summary
Right before starting her first season with Houston Ballet as an apprentice, Deanna Pearson traveled to Instanbul, Turkey to compete in the Instanbul International Ballet Competition (IBC). The competition takes place every summer with dancers coming from all parts of the world to compete. Ms. Pearson performed at her best and earned a glorious Silver […]
Damon and Elena were all about Operation Miss Cuddles on The Vampire Diaries Season 6 Episode 9, using the Ascendant Damon compelled Alaric to steal, along with Liv's spell, to travel back to 1994. But were they able to rescue Bonnie...Show More Summary
Paris is known for their cabarets. To most people the famous cabaret was a popular Oscar-nominted movie, but Paradis Latin Cabaret is actually older than the one known in the movies. The cabaret was designed by Gustav Eiffel, the designer behind the Eiffel Tower. Paradis Latin has over 50 dancers and can accommodate over 700 [...]Show More Summary
After expanding our fragrance wardrobe and lunch it was time to visit a traditional French pharmacy – Pharmacie Monge and the soon to be opened Perfumerie Monge. Pharmacie Monge is one of the largest pharmacies in the city with over 2500 visitors a day. First, let’s discuss Parisian pharmacies. Pharmacies in Paris sell a plethora [...]Show More Summary
I discovered Olfactive Studios in April while in California. I had just taken an amazing yoga class with my friend Mary Beth and decided to head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard to look around and explore. Abbott Kinney is known as a shopping street, but with small boutique shops that cater to an eclectic crowd. I [...]Show More Summary
Galeries Lafayette is considered in Paris one of the grand magasins or department store. It’s massive. It’s a total of 4 separate buildings and the main building over 120 years old with a beautiful glass dome 102 years. Let’s think about that for a minute. The department store encompasses over 3 city blocks. Bigger is [...]Show More Summary
I created the Paris Beauty Tour because I love Paris. I love sitting a cafe to people, flâneur (walking aimlessly), and the lifestyle component that the French do so well. I like a two-hour lunch where I actually engage with a person, where I can put my phone down and be present with them. I [...]Show More Summary
We started our first journey into French beauty at Le Labo Fragrances. Le Labo is short for “the laboratory” and the boutique definitely resembles a lab. Although the fragrances are available in the U.S. learning about the history of the brand, at the original store, is the real reason I wanted to visit. The fragrance company [...]Show More Summary
When you think of boutique hotels you may not think of Hyatt. But, that all needs to change when you consider the Hyatt Paris Madeleine. It truly is a boutique hotel in Paris. The hotel is located in the very popular Madeleine area of Paris and is the oldest hotel in the city. The hotel’s [...]Show More Summary
Bonjour, darlings! The Paris Beauty Tour was a big hit. I had ladies from across the U.S. as participants and I was able to spend time in one of my favorite cities. The trip was phenomenal. I have traveled for years to Paris to buy French beauty products, candles, and to soak up their [...]Show More Summary
You make a fantastic plan to get all the family together from all corners of the globe for an extra special ski trip to celebrate your 60th birthday. Diaries are swopped. Emails are flying and before long, it?s patently clear that your options boil down to school holidays and half terms. Show More Summary
Or, why everyone should experience festivals in a faraway land.
L’Auberge Del Mar, by Destination Hotels is a jewel in the Southern California crown. L’Auberge is located near San Diego and I like to call it a “cottage” near the ocean. The oceanside luxury property with ocean views is small, but mighty. The hotel has only 120 deluxe rooms and staying at the property feels as [...]Show More Summary
From Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck falling in love in Rome to Julia Roberts circling the globe to find herself, film has played an important role in shaping both the golden years and current day of travel. Thus, we present our newest series, Travel Movie Tuesday, where we detail the most inspiring travel films. Show More Summary
I had the honour of being invited to Berlin by BMW recently and they arranged for me to be shown the city by Christine Neder, a famous German travel blogger and author of Lilies Diary, as part of their #BMWstories campaign. Christine,...Show More Summary
Moyra Davey: Burn the Diaries, a book and exhibition, travel to the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia.
Ninja Theory team members travel to a British museum for a Viking exhibit, gathering ideas for the action title in the process.