In Carmel-by-the-Sea, snug homes are named, rather than numbered, and neon signs and chain restaurants are out of the question. Visitors must make do with the timeless pleasures of cycling along the beach, exploring hidden passageways, attending live concerts, sampling regional food and wine, and touring almost 100 art galleries.
It’s no secret that I love Newport, whether it’s February, August, or, in this case, Christmas time. I love Newport for its historical mansions, its dramatic coast, and its quintessential New England charm.
Thank you to Rockport for sponsoring this post. I love taking little road trips throughout the year to enjoy seasonal harvests, whether that’s daffodils in March, cherry blossoms in April, apples in September, or pumpkins in October.
Black Friday weekend is a wonderful time to pick up some gorgeous pieces for your wardrobe and home. But with so many sales and so many items to choose from, it can quickly get overwhelming.
One of the most valuable things I’ve learned during my years at Harvard I learned from my roommate Kathryn. Her lessons in how to travel have truly been life-changing.
Thank you to JORD Wood Watches for sponsoring this post. I’m one to keep my jewelry simple — I have one pair of stud earrings, three rings, and one necklace, all in golden tones, that I keep on rotation and that are easy to carry when moving from place to place or heading off on a weekend getaway.
As I’ve described in a previous post, Newport, Rhode Island, is one of my favorite places in New England. Decadently full of natural and man-made beauty, it’s a real showstopper.