One of the hardest parts of planning a destination wedding is choosing the venue. If you aren't familiar with the area of your chosen locale, it can be a very daunting task. I was lucky to find my amazing wedding planner Jill who is based in Florence who made my dream day come to life.
You might be surprised to hear that I have a huge fear of flying. It used to be so bad that I would cry before getting on flights and would worry the entire flight that something was going to go wrong and I was going to die. About a year ago I decided I had to get over my fear as I loved my job and my personal travels and didn't want flying to be such a horrible experience.
My friend Emily Asher is the owner and designer behind Emily Rose Ink, a wedding invite and paper goods company. I recently sat down with Emily to gather some tips on how to approach wedding invites for a destination wedding. She shared five tips with me to help make sure your wedding invites are just as special as your big day.
Looking for a wedding gown was such a fun experience, but I had some unique things to consider given the travel. I recently sat down with Heather of Lakum and got a few tips about how to choose a gown for a destination wedding. Her advice is below.
My How to Plan a Destination Wedding series is going to be an inside at all the aspects of planning. I will be sharing tips that I have learned through the process as well as interviewing some of my favorite people in the industry. The first post is below where I share some tips for choosing your.
Today marks exactly three years since I moved back to New York after living in Berlin for six months. In late 2013, Dave got a job offer at a startup in Berlin and on a whim we decided he would take it. We had one month to sort out the details and pack up our lives, and the next thing I knew I was a 9 hour flight away from home in a country where I knew no one and only somewhat spoke the language.
It’s the time of year when my thoughts turn to adventures outside and shedding layers to wear my favorite spring styles. This year I’m trying to be more conscious with what I consume. I recently chatted with my friend Ashira who is a bit of guru when it comes to being a more conscious consumer. She shared some great tips on how you can start being one too.
Jet lag can be rough. You want to enjoy every moment of your vacation, but being tired can make that challenging. Here I share some tips I use during my own travels to help beat jet lag.
Staying at an eco friendly resort or camping in the desert have been some of my favorite trips. I love to unplug and enjoy every moment of what is around me. When I am on vacation I like to tone down my beauty routines, but looking gorgeous which can be tricky when you don't have access to power or hot water.
Normally I jet to Tulum when I am in need of a warm winter escape. Having been to Tulum many times now but, still craving Mexican food and a nice beach, I have started setting my sites on other places in Mexico.
You may not be heading to Bora Bora for Vday, but my friend Tess and I have you covered with everything you need for the perfect Valentine's Day staycation.
Whether it's shopping or a taxi cab ride, most prices are up for negotiation in Marrakech. The city is famous for its medina: a maze of spices, trinkets, and rugs. Need a new pair of shoes? The medina has it. Looking to get a great Chanel knock off? Yup, it has that too. Did you come to Marrakech to buy rugs to fill your new house? You're in the right place.
The holiday season is in full swing in New York City! I love this time of year: the lights, the holiday parties, and the downtime! I am off to India tomorrow for one final trip of 2016 and when I get back I can't wait to hunker down with my fiancé and our dog. Before I go I wanted to share some gift ideas.
Today marks My Life Travels' one year Blogiversary! I will be giving a Doodle's by Bailey custom print to one lucky reader. To enter, visit my Instagram.
We need to talk about how, for the price of buying a Moroccan rug in the states, you can buy a plane ticket to Morocco, get a rug, and still have enough money left over to eat a delicious Moroccan breakfast.
I love decorating my apartment with items that remind me of my travels. My latest find is the Scratch Map from Luckies of London.
Since returning from my latest trip to Tulum I have been constantly craving the amazing vegan Mexican food that I ate the entire trip. One of my favorite restaurants, The Real Coconut, serves quesadillas made with gluten free tortillas and coconut milk based cheese. To celebrate Cinco de Mayo I decided to recreate them!
With its amazing colors, vintage cars, great food and colonial architecture, Cuba is high on my list of places to go.
One place on my London list I have yet to visit is Sketch. It's a bar/restaurant/high tea spot and has the most insane decor.
Windows and walls frame the jaw dropping natural beauty of this unique landscape and it is hard to tell well the indoor ends and outdoor begins.
My two favorite regions for this are the Languedoc region of France and Tuscany region of Italy. Both are different and special in their own way.
I love a good shopping trip while on vacation! But sometimes in the moment we may think a certain item is the greatest thing that we can’t live without it, only to return home and say “what the hell was I thinking when I bought this”?
Missing a flight can be stressful, read on for some things you can do before hand to help prevent missing your plane and what to do if you in fact miss that flight.
When I am traveling it is essential for me to have some comforts so that I don't look like a tired, shriveled up prune when I arrive.