I've been a costume designer for Saturday Night Live, and an Emmy-winning TV art director for Martha Stewart. When I'm not designing, I'm traveling...and sharing the world through a designer's eyes on my blog, Just One Suitcase.
Spend a day riding bikes all over Chiang Maiwith the happiest guy in the world, Mr. Nooh, of Araiwah Bicycling . He'll take you to the morning market, the silver market, on a climb to the top of a waterfall that overlooks the city, to a... See More
Just a few blocks away from the famous corner of Hollywood and Vine, Mama Shelter Los Angeles is not only affordable, it's fabulous. It's the latest boutique hotel from the Trigiano family, who opened the first Mama Shelter... See More
Don't miss Desnivel , in San Telmo...a raucous local joint serving up (what else?) every imaginable cut of beef on the parilla, with chimichurri and salsa on the side. If you are a vegetarian, you might want to steer clear... See More
Without question, Palermo. It's a hip and happening neighborhood with tons of boutique hotels , great shops and restaurants. Go to San Telmo for the miles-long market (and don't miss eating at Desnivel ),... See More
Go to Iceland! Flights to Reykjavik are usually reasonable on Icelandair , and there are many tour companies that will take you, via 4X4, right onto the glaciers. Read about my Christmas day experience on Langjökull... See More
Having been there in sub-zero, snowy, January weather, I would say that snow boots are definitely not necessary, but attractive water resistant boots with a thick rubber sole would serve you well. Attractive being the operative word here...I'm always very fashion-conscious... See More
In a fortuitous change of events (the resort where I was staying lost their water supply, and when they started taking buckets of water out of the pool for the toilets, I knew it was time to go ), I ended up at the most amazing resort in the Dominican Republic... See More