Miami’s New Hotels Part I: The Tides

I haven't been to Miami in over a year and since then a ton of new hotels have sprung up all over town. Of course, I had to check them all out to see what is new on the scene and how they all stack up against Miami's New Yorker/LA'er ¬†favorites: The Shore Club, Delano, and the Setai. Kelly Wearstler's husband owns this place and from my computer in NYC, this seems like an ideal place to stay. But, someone who looks at the Tides' website and then pulls up to their doorstep without further information will be in shock. It's facade is gorgeous, but it is in the below Lincoln Road in the … [Read more...]

The Beach

The Beach is on HBO right now. I am watching it. A few years ago I went to THE beach backpacking with my brother. Ahhhhh, how life has changed since then. All grown up and responsible now. This is a pic of the island of Ko Phi Phi, one of my favorite places ¬†on earth. My brother and I traveled around Thailand for a while, but the first day we had on Phi Phi was one of the best days on my life. That was when the mindset of the island began and the culture began to really set in. After spending a few days in Bangkok (ew) and then Phuket , Phi Phi was like heaven. This was about 10 months after … [Read more...]