I love boating, I think it’s so relaxing to be out on the water. Especially on a river boat cruise! I love boating on the lake, taking a ferry, or crossing the English Channel. It’s so peaceful out on the water and the view as you depart and arrive is just so beautiful, especially if you’re talking about a big boat or a city with a skyline like New York… continue reading.
I read about District Donuts from a New Orleans guide and then discovered I was only about a five minute walk from the location while I was in the Garden District! The Donut District was very unassuming from the outside. But inside it was such a cool, funky, and vibey little spot. It’s the first time I’ve been to a donut shop that was also a bar! They didn’t have… continue reading.
There is a section of New Orleans that is definitely my favorite…the Garden District. I found myself returning time and time again to the Garden District. To get lost in the gothic romanticism. The drama of the history. The architecture, the sweltering (already) summer heat, and the beauty. The homes and streets tell stories of Mark Twain and Degas. The blooms on every street can easily convince you that you’ve… continue reading.
I had read about Lafayette Cemetery #1, or #3 if you haven’t yet learned, and that it was full of history. It was also located in a beautiful part of the city. What I found to be the coolest about this cemetery though was that while I was there and trying to find a wikipedia page with some history about it I stumbled across an amazing resource. It’s called Freetoursbyfoot.com and… continue reading.
I just got back from a trip to New Orleans. I’ve been once before, and this time there were two things I really wanted to see, one being a beautiful old plantation home, and our morning at Oak Alley Plantation was born. We drove about an hour outside of New Orleans into what just looked like farms. Until all of sudden the architecture began to change. There were two extreme… continue reading.
Brunch is such a luxury. So is Restoration Hardware. What do you get when you put them together?! One of the most satisfying, design-rich brunch experience around! This was actually my second experience at Restoration Hardware Cafe because I just love the whole experience that much! It is SUCH a beautiful space. Thought and consideration has been put into every detail, from the view into the kitchen right down to… continue reading.