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Hotel Love: Villa Crespi

March 8, 2014 • By

It’s getting to be that time of year again – the time when Mr. H and I start planning our annual re-wedding festivities. (Yes, you heard that right, but more about that in a later post.) Naturally, anniversary season brings back memories of weddings past.


Hotels, Tech

NEW: Instagram Hotel Opens in Australia

September 11, 2013 • By

Yes, that’s right.  An Instagram-themed hotel called 1888 has just opened in Pyrmont, Australia, a suburb of Sydney, Australia.  The rooms are decorated with Instagram photos – and if you have more than 10,000 followers on Instagram you can, supposedly, stay for free!


Country, Hotels, Interiors

Hotel Love: Vintage Americana at Bedford Springs Resort

July 8, 2013 • By
Gallery Wall in the Lobby of Pennsylvania's Bedford Springs Resort

Gallery Wall in the Lobby of Pennsylvania’s Bedford Springs Resort

Nothing’s more American than a vintage health spa nestled into the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains.  Complete with seven ancient mineral springs, a golf course, waterfalls and hiking trails, and a first-rate spa, this is a glamorous way to experience the lives of the social elite who visited to ‘take the waters’ around the turn of the century.


City, Hotels

Hotel Love: The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia

June 11, 2013 • By

imageWe loved the Rittenhouse from the moment we arrived – so much so that we changed our plans and stayed for two extra nights. That’s the beauty of a planned (but not overly planned) road trip!


Hotels, Water

Hotel Love: Tranquility Bay, Florida Keys

May 8, 2013 • By

Tranquility Bay Resort, Marathon, FloridaLast year my friends McLaine and Gigi and I met up in the Florida Keys for a girl’s week away from it all.  Gigi flew from snowy London and arrived in her stylish fur boots and winter coat – but it didn’t take her long to change into beach wear.  McLaine and I didn’t have to travel quite so far, but it was still nice to get away to warmer weather.  And the place didn’t disappoint!


Country, Hotels, Interiors

Hotel Love: Keswick Hall, Virginia

April 27, 2013 • By
Keswick Hall in Virgina - on Rover@Home

Keswick Hall in Virgina – on Rover@Home

Keswick Hall in Charlottesville, Virginia is one of my all-time favorite hotels. I have great memories of being snowed in here once, years ago. There were only a few other guests and it seemed like just one or two staff. Most people were spending their holidays at home, but READ MORE