Take any postcard picture of Soufriere, and one could come to the conclusion that it is close to paradise. The town sits on the edge of St. Lucia’s natural landmarks: lush valleys, volcanoes, sulfuric springs, waterfalls, and of course the famous Gros & Petit Piton. It is very close to paradise in the daytime. At… Read More Sleeping in Soufriere
I can’t wait for our upcoming trip to St. Lucia in February. To prepare, I am researching restaurants with the best views on the Island overlooking mountain and sea. I can’t speak for the quality or taste of the food, but so far these look good to me! Boucan Restaurant at Hotel Chocolate – #1 on… Read More Luxury Dining in St. Lucia
Continuing with the theme of starred restaurants, I thought I would indulge my fantasies by looking into the menus of all of the 3-star restaurants in NYC. I doubt that I will be able to go to all of them, but let’s just play around for one evening. Imagine if I did, let’s see how much… Read More How much would you pay?
Like many other gastronomic enthusiasts, I also dream of indulging in the ultimate Micheline 3-star experience. Unfortunately, it’s not everyday that I can afford splurge $500 for a dinner for two. Today, that all changes! Lunch at Jean-George is one of the most affordable (though nowhere near cheap) ways to experience a 3-star feast. We reserved a… Read More 2017 – The Year of the Stars
One has two options during a snow day: 1) Stay inside, make some hot cocoa, cuddle up under a blanket to read a good book or 2) go out and play. Lady and gents, let me introduce you to the wonderful dynamic of Trina & Pierre. For me, a good snow day is the perfect… Read More What to do on a snow day in NYC?
Most people I know can relate to the desire for a post-holiday recovery session. After a week of Parisian indulgence surrounded by friends, family, and food (which ended with 2-days of food sickness), I was ready for some alone time with Pierre. Background I first learned about Scribner’s Lodge through Gilt City. Gilt City happens… Read More New Year’s Getaway: Catskills, NY