City, Destinations

5 Things You Must Do in Kyoto, Japan

April 12, 2017 • By

So you’re traveling in Asia and wondering what to do in Kyoto, Japan…

My advice? Settle into this beautiful and historic Japanese city for a few days.  Mr. H and I just returned from Japan, and Kyoto was the highlight of our entire Asian trip.

The people are warm and friendly. The food is diverse and delicious. Kyoto retains much of its pre-World War II architecture and character and makes a great home base for meaningful side trips.

Traveling to Kyoto, Japan? Settle into this beautiful and historic place and take a look at these 5 things you must do in Kyoto, Japan.

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Art & Design, Interiors, Pattern & Texture

Rover Announces – Travel Inspired Home Decor by SmithHönig

April 3, 2017 • By

I’ve been so busy starting our new SmithHönig home decor line that I forgot to blog!

Yep, I’m the travel blogger without a post…But I’m not sad! In fact, I’m celebrating!

Here’s why.

I’ve been making lots of new art – based on lots of new travel – and this past January, Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog and I launched our new home decor line – AND our new company!

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House Parties, Vacation Rentals

Tour This Unique Vacation Rental in Italy

August 11, 2016 • By

This may be the most stylish vacation rental ever…

Take a tour of this beautiful traditional trullo in Italy from the Oliver’s Travels website, one of the best-edited holiday rental companies I’ve ever come across.

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A trullo is an ancient, round house with a conical roof primarily located in the Itria Valley in Italy’s Apulia region.

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Experiences

19 Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Wanderlust

February 7, 2016 • By

Just in case you aren’t already planning that next trip, here are a few travel quotes to – well, you know – get you in the mood!

Let’s start with the fundamental truth…

And here’s one of my favorites, from the famous naturalist, philosopher and founder of The Sierra Club, John Muir…READ MORE


Art & Design

Free Downloadable Art Print

February 14, 2016 • By
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It’s Launch Day! I’m releasing a brand new downloadable art print today called “The World is Full of Color”. And it’s free to Rover@Home subscribers.

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Hotels, Interiors, Unique Stays

Tour a Minimalist Luxury Hotel in the Desert (24 Photos)

February 11, 2016 • By

Let’s take a trip to Canyon Point, Utah, just so we can stay in this unique luxury hotel!

Looking for a Vacation Rental in the Desert? Tour this Hideaway Vacation Rental in the Utah Desert and get ready to pack your bags! #couplesgetaway #valentinesday #romanticgetaway

Welcome to Amangiri!

Amangiri is a remote hideaway, luxuriously appointed and architecturally pure, tucked into the canyons of the American Southwest. Located in a protected valley with wide and slightly surreal views, this resort offers high design, adrenaline-fueled adventure and a naturally peaceful retreat; what more could you want for a romantic getaway?

Step inside the thick adobe walls for a tour…

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