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  • Ciao for Now NYC

    Ciao for Now! A farewell NYC Brunch

    Farewell to New York City (NYC)! My last article about my all-too-brief trip to NYC will be on food…specifically breakfast! I love breakfasts and brunches out. So our farewell to NYC brunch was something I had to write about. I’m not one of those “ladies who lunch”. I’m more of a...
  • Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Wanders

    Whenever I think of Brooklyn, I think of Kate Spade, you know “Cobble Hill’, “Cedar St”, “Cameron St” … or maybe, it’s because I’m slightly obsessed with handbags (and shoes). However, whilst I’ve heard of these places by living my life vicariously through handbags – interesting idea – I’ve...
  • Shopping

    DDS in NYC – A Trip Out to Woodbury Common

    What do you do on your first day in New York City (NYC)? Shop of course! Okay, really we had an excuse. We had flown into NYC on Sunday during the day and had to stay awake until bedtime so we spent the rest of the day walking and walking and walking....
  • Bees Knees Cafe

    Top Three Coffee Spots of the Week (Round 5)

    Finally! I’ve gotten around to my Top Three Coffee Spots of the Week! Obviously, it’s not “of the week” anymore seeing as December was our last post on this. The only fix to this problem would be for me to go forth and drink more coffee! Anyone want to...
  • NYC Empire State

    DDS Goes to New York City (NYC)!

    Last year Misses 12 and 10 (then 11 and 9) went on a school ski trip to Courmayeur, Italy. It was an 8-day trip so they were away from home for eight days, EIGHT days, that’s VIII days. BOTH of them together. This means NO KIDS for EIGHT whole days....
  • About Steaming Onsens and Baring it all at 42

    Shy ladies (and gentlemen), this post may not be for you. It’s about the beautiful Yunomori Onsen & Spa, turning 42 and getting naked. Yes, people, this is about my very first foray into public nudity at an onsen. So, if you’re a tad shy about these things (like I was) and...
  • Katamama Bali suite living area

    Bali’s Uber Chic, Artisan Made, Boutique Hotel – Katamama

    As if Bali didn’t already have enough achingly hip places to be seen, the founders of Potato Head Beach Club have just thrown open the doors to their newest family member, the Katamama Hotel. The all suite luxury property is situated next to the hipsters paradise on the shoreline...
  • Bangkok (Family Style), not Touristy and Very Delicious

    It doesn’t matter what you want to do in Bangkok, If you want to party, you can. If you want to eat, you can – day or night. Shoppers can go nuts for cheap and cheerful or super luxe and here in this chaotic, bustling city (believe it or not) if...
  • Kamalaya Pool View

    Kamalaya, a Wellness Lover’s Paradise on Koh Samui

    Tucked away near the southern tip of Koh Samui, Thailand, is a holistic wellness retreat that, for a few years, has been bagging awards left, right and centre.  Its’ latest victory is Conde Nast’s trophy for ‘Best Destination Spa 2016’ and it doesn’t take a genius to see why...

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