The James Hotel, Chicago

Hotel Review: The James Hotel, Chicago

I recently spent a glorious week in one of my favorite US cities, Chicago. My youngest daughter just graduated from Columbia and I’m still in shock that my last baby is finished with school. To celebrate I planned a week-long
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Book Review- Startup by Doree Shafrir

If I share the good, should I share the bad'ish? As I have mentioned previously, one of my Christmas presents was a membership to the Book of the Month Club. On the first of each month I get to select
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Review of Sunborn luxury yacht hotel in London Docklands

Here's an unusual idea for accommodation in London - a cruise that doesn't move! This was too good an opportunity to pass up for me when I saw this option. Thankfully my husband played along and joined me on our
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Book Review – My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

I’m on quite a roll with one of my new year’s resolutions to read more. Keeping up with at least two books a month, I thought I’d share another recent read. Over the years, I have enjoyed quite a few
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Westin Hotel Chicago

Westin Hotel, Chicago – Review of Executive Club Room and Lounge

I visit Chicago quite often and like to try out different hotels. On a recent trip I had a two night stop at the Westin located on Michigan Avenue right by the Water Tower. I felt the large hotel had
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Behind Her Eyes

Book Review – Behind Her Eyes a novel by Sarah Pinborough

Another thumbs up for the Book of the Month Club selection. Don’t you just a love a book that you can’t put down? Well this page-turner had me up all hours trying to work out what was going on.
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Ivy Boutique Hotel in Chicago

I love visiting Chicago as the city is one of my favorites in the US. Take a look at the video I made with my daughter Rebecca that shows some of the reasons why I love Chicago. I always enjoy
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Book Review – Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

One of my new year’s resolutions is to read more in 2017. There are many reasons I believe reading is good for you. But don’t take my word for it, read this interesting article that explains why.
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Hotel Review: Canary Riverside Hotel in London

Hotel Review: Canary Riverside Hotel in London

With London being one of my home bases I don't usually need to stay in a hotel. I have an apartment in the heart of Canary Wharf, however, on one of my summer visits this year I had 'donated' the
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HOTEL REVIEW HOTEL EVENTI NEW YORK

HOTEL REVIEW – HOTEL EVENTI, NEW YORK

I visit New York quite often and do like to mix up where I stay, and in what neighborhood. Obviously, I have my favorites, but it's fun to discover new gems along my travels. Hotel Eventi turned out to be
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