culture

8 posh ways to show your valentine you care

Caring and being cared for in a highly personalized manner is very posh. And the more personally tailored that care is shown to be, the more posh the result, regardless of the price tag, which may be extra time and thought, not money. Time is our most precious commodity. We believe that for a true expression of love, it is better to give of oneself than to replace the personal thought with something that is simply shiny and expensive. Not that we're against shiny and expensive, mind you.

24 hours in los angeles

Los Angeles, like many cities, is not one that you should plan to visit for only 24 hours. But, if you're traveling on business or have a lay-over on a longer trip you should definitely make the most of the time you have and see what the city of angels has to offer. 

why the philippines?

The fact that Westerners know little about the Philippines is no big surprise. The Philippines is, after all, still a developing nation. To scratch no further than the country’s developmental indices is to miss out on the true beauty of the Philippines. A country, for example, in which 250,000 American citizens have have seen its beauty, and stayed. The Philippines contains the largest American population in Asia, and the seventh largest American community in the world. As these expatriates know, despite its many challenges, the Philippines is a place exuding magical beauty.

why isn't oktoberfest in october?

Colorful Beijing

tale of two cities in one

Beautiful Paris is a city with two distinct personalities as determined by which side of the River Seine it is on. Known as Rive Droit (The Right Bank) to the north or Rive Gauche (The Left Bank) to the south, these areas have distinct approaches to life, somewhat similar to the different personalities one might find in say, the Upper West Side and Upper East Side of Manhattan.

atypical spanish wear

For many people traveling for pleasure, one of the most enjoyable pursuits is shopping, especially shopping for clothing. Some of the most well-known "luxury" brands have become more homogenized and can be seen on major shopping streets around the world as well as in airports. But some fun, funky, unique and original brands that, wherever they show up at home or abroad, retain their distinct personality, despite a growing popularity or increasing availability outside of its country of origin.

fun with wine and labels

hard rock cafe

Many of our followers know that we have been on a journey to get to every Hard Rock Cafe around the world. Although one might say that we've only begun our journey, we look forward to visiting many more HRCs in the future.

 

Here are a few of the locations we've traveled to so far. And we have the T-shirts to prove it!

 

 

"truth is more interesting than the facts..."

...to quote the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright.  Whether the truth about the travails of Frank Lloyd Wright (FLW) will ever be known, the amount of literature devoted to the topic is certainly not in short supply.

Anyone who has ever had the opportunity to see a FLW building is certain to come away appreciating his many talents. Examples of his work are around the globe but there are three places that hold special pleasure for any Wright-o-phile.

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