Creatrice Mondial

Bon Voyage!

By On March 27, 2015

Dearest reader, If you’re reading this, I will have already touched down. I should have left London Heathrow, and hopped onto a train over to Oxford. About now it will be just… Read More

winter soup
Food + Drink

Winter Soup at the Whiteface Lodge

By On March 25, 2015

Spring is rumored to be on the way. We certainly feel it down here in the south, but someone forgot to tell the north to shut off the snow machine. It’s still… Read More

mountain vacations
Sleep + Play

Where to Stay: AirBnb Mountain Vacations

By On March 23, 2015

When you close your eyes and think of escaping, where does your mind take you? In my younger days, my parents used to bundle us four kids into the car, drive the… Read More

spring break
Sleep + Play

Stay Classy, Spring Break

By On March 20, 2015

It’s that time of year again… when college students descend on the beach in hordes, cheers-ing their plastic dixie cups and dancing to electronic beats while wearing various shades of neon. It’s… Read More

yolo las olas
Food + Drink

YOLO on Las Olas

By On March 18, 2015

“Oh, you live right near YOLO then,” my friend said. I was describing the location of my new apartment, tucked right on the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale. “As in, you… Read More

home in fort lauderdale

Finding Home in Fort Lauderdale

By On March 13, 2015

I used to have a house in Orlando. Well, not actually have… I rented. It had three bedrooms and a two car garage, a fenced-in backyard and some of the kindest neighbors… Read More

paella recipe
Food + Drink

Visit Spain: A Paella Recipe

By On February 25, 2015

I remember the smell from the stalls on Portobello Road. Those huge vats of delicious goodness, the fragrant steam wafting through the chilly London air. You could close your eyes and transport… Read More

algarve portugal

Trip Planner: The Algarve, Portugal

By On February 23, 2015

“Have you been to the beaches of Portugal yet?” a friend asked me. We stared out at the cold, drizzly rain so typical of London in winter. “Not yet…” I replied. I… Read More

tourist in your own town

What It Means to Be Floridian

By On February 20, 2015

It’s the land of endless sunshine and warm ocean breezes. A winter haven for those up north and a perma-vacation spot for those of us who call it home year-round. But what… Read More

eat the street honolulu
Food + Drink

Eat the Street Honolulu

By On February 18, 2015

Some of the best places to dine on Kaka’ako’s Restaurant Row are only there one night a month. And they’re on wheels. That night is Honolulu’s Eat the Street food truck rally,… Read More