“To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark
Our country is a traveler's paradise. One could spend decades visiting our many states, cities, and regions, and I am forever amazed as to the variety of luxury destinations to be enjoyed. I recently had the chance to visit one of my favorite cities - the shiny and bold Dallas, Texas.
Dallas and its outlying areas offer a wide variety of high-end properties, but if you're ...
"There’s a vastness here and I believe that the people who are born here breathe that vastness into their soul. They dream big dreams and think big thoughts, because there is nothing to hem them in.” ― Conrad Hilton
There's no place like Texas. And Houston is one of those special American cities where unbridled optimism and rugged individualism have created vast wealth and opportunity, and both guests and residents of Houston have long satisfied their luxury desires and ...
"It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end." - Ernest Hemingway
In this sense, I'm always on the lookout for the next journey - the next place. The older I get, the more I realize that to be static, is to hasten death. That may sound extreme, but you only need to look around you to realize that constant movement, learning, adjustment, and taking on new challenges, are all traits of people who live their best and fullest life.
“There is a difference between dining and eating. Dining is an art. When you eat to get the most out of your meal, to please the palate, just as well as to satiate the appetite, that, my friend, is dining.” - Yuan Mei
Dining is a very special way to experience a new place, and I cherish the opportunities to visit some of the best restaurants in the world when I visit different cities.
In researching dining options in Dallas, there was one restaurant that continued to appear ...
“I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.” - Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy
Most of us lead frenetic lives - phones, emails, meetings, carpools, dance recitals, soccer games, lunches, dinners, family commitments, and all of the other common responsibilities and obligations - which have slowly, at first, filled, and perhaps overtaken our lives. But travel allows us to create quiet and peaceful experiences that nourish ...