Hvar, Croatia: Local Secrets of a Dalmatian Paradise

Hvar, Croatia has become a travel fad.  Ever since it was on the front page of the New York Times Travel Magazine, this “mountainous, lavender-scented isle set in the blue, sun-blasted Adriatic Sea” has experienced a new level of tourism.  It’s no longer just Italians on summer vacation; now the square is full of travelers […]

3 prime Bangkok hotels for under $100 a night

Rooftop pools. Moody, club-like lighting. Courtyards with private villas. Definitely not the level of amenities to expect in an American hotel, but in travelers would be shocked at the luxurious standards at some Bangkok hotels for a modest $100 per night. Here are three beautiful, high-quality Bangkok hotels with wow features that you’ll never get used to paying so little for.

Grapes, Giggles, and Girlfriends: The Perfect Getaway in Napa Valley

Book clubs, cooking clubs, bunco, bridge…what is the unifying theme to most women’s gatherings? Wine! If you can add in the opportunity to do lots of talking, while sipping wine, in beautiful surroundings—even better. So when a group of girlfriends and I decided to look for a getaway destination, Napa Valley was an ideal choice. […]

Mozilla Hacks Blog Offers HTML5 Geolocation Primer

The Mozilla Hacks blog has posted a nice screencast overview of the HTML5 Geolocation API. The video is designed to help anyone competing in Mozilla’s September developer derby (which involves building something with the Geolocation API), but it also makes a great overview for anyone wanting to get started with Geolocation.
The HTML5 Geolocation API enables […]

On cruises, the journey is the destination

Traveling by sea has come a long way. For many, the idea of being stuck on a boat for several days was far from appealing. The attractions and activities on today’s cruise lines, however, have turned ocean voyages into resort vacations in transit. Where ship passengers once passed the time playing cards in stuffy cabins, they now enjoy the excitement of table games and slots at onboard casinos. Taking in beautiful ocean views remains a favorite activity, but now you can do so from the top of a rock-climbing wall. From shopping and relaxation to thrills and Vegas-style entertainment, the range of activities on some cruise ships is borderline ridiculous.

backstage rag & bone s/s 2012

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Source: models.comDesigners David Neville and Marcus Wainwright churn out an entirely unique and autonomous collection every season and every season they just blow me away. By now you have probably seen all the runway pictures so I decided to post some…

Cowboys & Aliens review

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Cowboys & Aliens was directed by Jon Favreau. As you may or may not know, he is the one who brought us Iron Man and Iron Man 2. I think that this is the main, not the only, cause for me to watch his film of 2011. Cowboys & Aliens shows us a story about Jake Lonergan