Best Cities in the World to Meet People

I love that my city - Chicago- ranks number 3 of the top 20 social cities in the world and best for meeting people. Living here for the last 16 years, it's no wonder that I've been drawn to visit many of the other ranking social cities - 8 total, including Rome, Paris and Vancouver. How do your Continue reading

Starbucks to open high-end Roastery in Italy

It marks Starbucks' entry into the Italian market where its founder drew inspiration. Source: Starbucks to open high-end Roastery in Italy Continue reading

The 25 most Beautiful Streets in the World

  The following shots from the four corners of the globe are sure to have you packing your bags. Source: The 25 most beautiful streets in the world Continue reading

The Best Kept Secrets In Paris

Heading to Paris this Spring? Be sure to check out some of her best kept secrets. Source: The Best Kept Secrets In Paris Continue reading

What’s In A Name? Your Coffee, Deconstructed 

With names like Cafe Au Lait, Espresso, Latte and Flat White, coffee hasn't been "coffee" in years. But ever wonder how these fancy coffees compare....and where your favorite joe fits in? Check out the secret coffee decoder below: Quick: What’s the difference between an Americano and a cortado? Continue reading

Hygge, the New Nordic Lifestyle Craze 

Hygge, the New Nordic Lifestyle Craze 

Living in the Midwest my whole life, winters can seem never-ending. After the Christmas tree and decor are stored away, you're left with day after day of snowy, overcast skies, limited daylight and freezing temps - the infamous winter trifecta that can make even the happiest person feel blue. So Continue reading

10 Champagne Beauty Treats To Ring In The New Year 

What would the New Year be without a bit of bubbly? Here are 10 ways to add some sparkle to your natural beauty, minus the hangover and calories. Enjoy and Best Wishes for a Fabulous 2017! Source: 10 Champagne Beauty Products To Ring In The New Year (11 photos) Continue reading

What people eat for New Year’s Eve in 21 countries around the world

I have always been intrigued by what other cultures eat, especially around the holidays. Although I'm familiar with some of the traditional Holiday foods enjoyed around the world, I never realized there were so many food traditions associated with the New Year. Take a look at just a few of these Continue reading

America’s Best Towns for the Holidays

Whether you are a winter sport enthusiast, who is looking to ski his or her way through fresh snow, or you would love to view spectacular holiday light displays and watch incredible firework shows, the towns on this list are sure to excite you and put you in the holiday spirit. Source: America’s Continue reading

11 Last-Minute Holiday Travel Deals

A trip to Paris for the holidays? It's not as far out of reach as you think. Travel experts say there are mulitiple last-minute travel deals to be had, to Paris, Chicago, New York and more. Click on the link below to check out the recommended places to snag a holiday getaway deal! Then pack your Continue reading

The 10 “It” Destinations for 2017

If one of your resolutions is to travel more or to explore new places in the coming 12 months, consider some of these 10 “it” destinations for 2017 Source: The 10 "It" Destinations for 2017 Continue reading

In Photos: Queen Elizabeth Through the Years

A look back at iconic moments from her life. Source: In Photos: Queen Elizabeth Through the Years Continue reading