Showing posts from May, 2016

24 Hour City Guide: The Hamptons

   24 Hour City Guide: The Hamptons! Lately, the loudest buzz on the East End of Long Island has been from  Yet the lavish seaside villages of the Hamptons have hardly slowed down. That’s especially true in  East Hampton , arguably the center of the social swirl. A raft of luxurious boutiques and restaurants has opened. Beloved old hotels and barrooms have been renovated. And celebrities — most recently Madonna — are snapping up property in the area. Friday 4 p.m. 1)   SOCIAL CALENDAR Want to plunge into the Hamptons social scene? Then your first order of business is to grab the free glossy magazines — Social Life, Hampton Life, Hamptons, Hampton Sheet, Dan’s Papers — for that weekend’s fete, charity event or oceanfront screening of “Jaws.” You’ll find them near the door of many boutiques in East Hampton,  but perhaps the most indulgent place is  Scoop du Jour  (35 Newtown Lane; 631-329-4883), the ice cream parlor where waffle cones are stacked with cavity-friendly flav

24 Hour City Guide: Mexico City

24 Hours in the City Guide: Mexico City If you only have 24 hours in Mexico City, my hometown, I recommend that you spend your time in this way: Stay at The Four Seasons Mexico, where we were civilly married. 7:00 AM: Begin your day with exercise at the St. Regis Hotel Spa on the 15th floor. You will have a magnificent view of El Paseo de la Reforma and El Castillo de Chapultepec. Enjoy the sauna and the pool as well as some tea or juice to enhance your morning experience. 9:00 AM: Enjoy Traditional Mexican style eggs - "Huevos Rancheros" - at El Cardenal in El Centro Historico or at El San Angel Inn. 10:00AM: Visit The   Museo Soumaya ,   - It was designed by Fernando Romero and showcases the art collection of Mexican business magnate Carlos Slim Hélu. El Beso / The Kiss - Rodin "I would rather enjoy my bad eyesight than give up painting, if necessary, but at least I see a little of what I love." - Monet The Thinker El Museo Souma

Art Around the World: Austin & Barcelona

Art Around the World: Austin &  Barcelona In unison with this blog post, check out the art in my blogs about Mexico City, Monte-Carlo, New York, and Paris. The artwork in those cities is extensive... For a bird's eye view, look at Art Around the World Pinterest . Austin, Texas The Blanton Museum of Art- The University of Texas - Austin, Texas Barcelona Picasso Museum - Barcelona The W Barcelona View upon waking... <3 LexiWorldTravel