DANA HOTEL & SPA | STAYCATION

This summer seems to be flying by! It’s been so busy and fun, but sometimes you need a little break. If you can’t fit a full getaway in, do what I do and enjoy a quick STAYCATION right where you live! Staycations are great for many reasons, but mostly because: I can check out hotels around the […]

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JAMAICAN STAYCATION

The temperatures are anywhere from 5F to 35F these days, dusted with snow or a touch of blistery cold winds. Sounds lovely, right? Winters in Chicago can really take a toll on your good spirits, and while it’s easy to just hibernate {read: chibernate} until the Spring, why not get creative and do something fun […]

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ATLANTA EATS

Over the week of Christmas, the boyfriend and I made our way down to Atlanta… via a long, treacherous road trip through sheets of rain. Though the drive down (and back) was stressful even as a passenger, it was well worth it! Along the way, we based our stops on… food. Naturally. Because we wanted […]

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RURAL SOCIETY

The Loews Hotel opening up the its first downtown location earlier this year and immediately created buzz. It’s in a great location, is a huge gorgeous space, and has awesome dining options. One of those is the hotel’s signature steakhouse – RURAL SOCIETY – by Iron Chef Jose Garces. Chef Garces isn’t new to the […]

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JALEO LAS VEGAS

There are a handful of good tapas restaurants in Las Vegas, but when one of them is by José Andrés, you know which one to pick. JALEO is inside the COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL, with a lively and festive vibe to it. The service is good, though relaxed, which is perfect for a tapas restaurant where you […]

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