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. Book of the
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Ippudo, Canary Wharf, London – Restaurant Review

Arriving at Heathrow airport on a cold foggy London morning was quite the contrast from the 82-degree heat we had just left in Houston. By lunchtime we needed something warm and nourishing to keep us from succumbing to jet lag.
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51Fifteen

51Fifteen, Saks Fifth Avenue, Houston

Shopping and Cocktails at the Houston Galleria While celebrating my birthday month (why settle for just one day) my girlfriends took me on a day’s outing to the Houston Galleria. After a little shopping and a makeup tutorial at Nordstrom,
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Federal American Grill, Houston

A last-minute lunch date gave me the opportunity to visit a neighborhood I don’t get to explore that often. Driving along Durham Drive in the Rice Military area I’m struck by just how many restaurants there are here.
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Reds Porch

Reds Porch in South Austin,Texas

A Dog-Friendly Restaurant in Austin, Texas I recently spent the day in Austin with my family and come lunchtime we were very ready to enjoy some delicious Texas food. We decided to try The Oasis as it has such a
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Bernadine’s in The Heights, Houston – Restaurant Review

January is my birthday month. I take the view why confine celebrations to just one day when you can have a month of fun. To celebrate with my husband and daughters we looked for a new restaurant that we had
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The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club (Canary Wharf) Restaurant Review

When you walk past a restaurant many times and it always has a line of people waiting for a table, you can't help but wonder why. I think that is a pretty impressive thing, especially considering just how many restaurants
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What are Kolaches? Let this expat explain

Have you tried a Kolache? If you are from Texas then I'm betting you are shouting 'yes of course'. But I was surprised to learn that outside of a few select towns in the South, many people have never even
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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. I obviously have my favorites but it's fun to discover new gems along my travels. Hotel Eventi turned out to be
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