A Tranquil Retreat is Where to Stay in Taipei
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A Tranquil Retreat is Where to Stay in Taipei

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and stay in this tranquil retreat in the Beitou district, which is the northernmost district in Taipei. Beitou is known for its green spaces and hot springs. It’s also home to the Gaia Hotel. As soon as I walked into the Gaia Hotel, I melted into its … Continue reading

Hotel Talisa’s Matterhorn Cocktail (Recipe included)
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Hotel Talisa’s Matterhorn Cocktail (Recipe included)

Opening this year, Hotel Talisa is the new kid on the block in Vail, Colorado.  You may not know Vail was modeled after the alpine town of Zermatt, Switzerland.  In Hotel Talisa’s restaurant Gessner, you get to enjoy a blend of the Colorado Rockies and the Alps in the cuisine. My cocktail of choice while … Continue reading

Time at Talisa
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Time at Talisa

I had been wanting to check out Hotel Talisa, Vail’s newest resort.  The rosé event to kick-off Taste of Vail and celebrating two friends’ birthdays were the perfect excuse! Located on the west end of Vail, Hotel Talisa is a retreat on Gore Creek.  They have shuttles running constantly to take you to Lionshead or … Continue reading

Swanky Stay in Steamboat
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Swanky Stay in Steamboat

It’s the primo spot for a winter stay at Steamboat Resort.  Sheraton Steamboat Resort Villas have recently gone through a renovation and “Wow!” is what I said when I walked into my villa on the 8th floor for a weekend stay.  Who doesn’t want to stay in a villa, especially when it is soggiorno chic … Continue reading

Sips, S’mores, and Spa
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Sips, S’mores, and Spa

My love affair with the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek began in 2010.  It was my first visit to Beaver Creek, first time I had skied in 17 years, and first time experiencing the magic of a quintessential mountain village.  I stayed at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek on that visit….and pretty much every visit to Beaver … Continue reading