Travel Tuesday: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

For this week’s installment of Travel Tuesday, I’m doing a blended post with Silver Screen Surroundings because I’m pretty excited for the new movie Murder on the Orient Express. Firstly because I’ve had a long-standing crush on Kenneth Branagh and the rest of the cast is amazing as well. And coming in a close second … Read more

Travel Tuesday: Agriturismo Relais Dolcevista – A Sweet View it is!

Agriturismo Relais Dolcevista bicylces leaning against a fence

It’s Travel Tuesday! In this installment, we’re headed to the region in Italy where Procescco comes from and visiting the agritourismo Relais Dolcevista – ah the sweet life for us! Nestled into the side of a hill overlooking vineyards, this small rustic hotel is charm itself. It’s located in Valdobbiadene, which is in Treviso in … Read more

Travel Tuesday: Edith Wharton’s Gardens at The Mount

Edith Wharton The Mount view of house from gardens

A few years ago I was out in the Berkshires for the 4th of July and visited Edith Wharton’s famed estate called The Mount. I came across my photos again and thought that it would be worth sharing them again. My first video is a tour of the gardens of the estate. These formal gardens were … Read more

Travel Tuesday – Cristallo Resort & Spa, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

Crystal Resort hotel exterior in snow

I haven’t done a Travel Tuesday post in quite a while, so when I received the news release about the Cristallo Resort & Spa in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, joining The Luxury Collection of hotels, I thought the pictures were too pretty not to share. Located in Northeastern Italy and nestled within the spectacular Dolomite mountain range, … Read more

Travel Tuesday: Vaux-Le-Vicomte – A Bucket-list trip in a book

ADayChateauVauxVicomte_3D_OutBox

I haven’t done an official Travel Tuesday post in quite a long while, but the recently published book © A Day at Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte by Alexandre de Vogüé, Jean-Charles de Vogüé, and Ascanio de Vogüé, Flammarion, 2015, photographs © Bruno Ehrs offers quite a tour of both the history and beauty of this amazing place. The … Read more

Travel Tuesday: A daytrip to Maine and the York Decorator Showhouse

(view out back of the showhouse property) Last Friday a decorator friend and I drove up to York, Maine to visit the York Decorator Showhouse, which was closing the next day. Well, the trip, company and the beauty of Maine were all winners. Unfortunately, the showhouse was just a bit disappointing. First off, they wouldn’t … Read more