travel tips

  • Montauk in Manhattan: Gilligan’s at the Soho Grand

    By Sara Bliss on July 6, 2013
    I love a great hotel bar. The ones are where even the locals want to hang out at. This summer Gilligan’s at the Soho Grand is that spot in NYC. I checked out the beach-themed alfresco pop-up for Refinery29 and decided it was going to my summer night go-to.  The vibe is very laid-back with picnic tables, deck chairs, and kitschy […]
  • Book Your Hotel Through Us!

    By Sara Bliss on January 31, 2012
    One stop shopping! Thanks to a partnership with Tablet Hotels, you will now be able to book many of the hotels you read about on Hotel Chic directly on our site. This makes Hotel Chic not only a great source of design ideas, but also a go-to site for finding and booking the best travel destinations around the globe.  We chose […]
  • Virtual Vacation at Aman Sveti Stefan in Montenegro

    By Sara Bliss on May 6, 2011
    I keep hearing travel insiders talking about Montenegro as an absolute wishlist destination. From these pictures you can see why this Connecticut-sized country is capturing everyone’s attention. Set on the Adriatic coastline in Eastern Europe, Montenegro boasts a magical pine covered mountainous landscape along with beautiful beaches and a sparkling green sea. To boot, it offers the old world charm and […]
  • In Love With Saint Lucia

    By Sara Bliss on April 1, 2011
    Everything about St. Lucia is completely and utterly magical. I just got back from the island and I can’t say enough good things about it. Everyone we met was so friendly and incredibly proud of their stunning island. It is absolutely one of the most gorgeous islands in the Caribbean which you will notice at every turn–whether you’re taking a dip […]
  • A Peek Behind the Hedges in Palm Beach

    By Sara Bliss on March 24, 2011
    A few weeks back I was in Palm Beach for a wedding and I couldn’t get over how idyllic the town is–the architecture especially. My favorite spot to see some of the prettiest houses in PB was Lake Trail, a beautiful 5-mile path with Lake Worth on one side and candy-colored mansions on the other. The trail was designed by Palm […]