GB Roof Garden Restaurant – Undoubtedly the Best Meal and View Within Range of the Acropolis

The Acropolis has long been the center of life in Athens. Its role as the city’s vibrant hub evolved from a functioning palace of gods and royalty, to its visual epicenter today. ... Continue Reading →

Black Duck Garden – Cheeky Dining and Décor in the Heart of Athens

I have noticed a recent trend of restaurants juxtaposing culinary, design and architecture elements. Others probably commented on this trend earlier, but I first became delighted by ... Continue Reading →

Dinner in the Sky – A Rare View of the Acropolis

You are in Athens, and you are ready for something new in the city that prides itself on its ancient heritage. You come out of the Kerameikos metro stop, and immediately you ​see ... Continue Reading →

The Garland Hotel – A Hidden Gem in Hollywood

We had been watching so many other cities launch productions of the musical Hamilton, and finally it was time for Los Angeles. I had been preparing our family for months, and I wanted ... Continue Reading →

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences – Sterling Accommodations, Location and History in London

The prestigious address of 116 Picadilly has seen its share of elegance over the decades. In the case of British history, of course, history is measured in centuries. Charles Dickens ... Continue Reading →

Mediterranean Splendor and La Jolla Luxury Meet at La Valencia Hotel

La Jolla has always been the jewel of southernmost California. In fact, that was the Spanish name given by 19th century explorers. The landmark hotel of La Jolla is La Valencia (whose ... Continue Reading →

sketch Parlour – London’s Cheekiest Take on the Venerable Institution of High Tea

Anyone with even a passing acquaintance of British tradition knows that tea is a fundamental aspect. Centuries of tradition have evolved into veritable rituals around consuming a cuppa. How ... Continue Reading →

La Morra – Brookline’s Eminent Italian Restaurant

Boston is famed for its bevy of seafood and Italian restaurants, so when La Morra was recently named the city’s best Italian restaurant, we expected it to be good. We were not disappointed. Tucked ... Continue Reading →