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The Hotel Elysée – New York City

Hotel Elysee, New York | SuitcaseandHeels.com

“Are you in Paris?” a family member asked me on Facebook after seeing me post a photo from the Hotel Elysée. I wasn’t. I was in New York. Outside my window, beyond my 14th floor patio, traffic crawled by on East 54th St., but inside my room I could’ve been in the City of Lights.

Ode to a Hotel Robe

Ode to a Hotel Robe | SuitcaseandHeels.com

Maybe I’m a hotel snob. Maybe I’ve become spoiled. I used to think a Holiday Inn was fancy. These days though, when I check into a nice hotel I’m always a bit disappointed when there’s no robe waiting for me in the closet. To me, it’s a symbol for the hotel experience and the pampering feeling I’m hoping to get out of it.

Tibb’s Eve: A Newfoundland Thing

Tibb's Eve | SuitcaseandHeels.com

Tibb’s Eve. Tipp’s Eve. Tip’s Eve. Even Tipsy Eve. It doesn’t matter what you call it – it’s December 23rd in Newfoundland and it’s time to have a drink.

The Library Hotel – New York City

Library Hotel, New York | SuitcaseandHeels.com

Before you even get to the reception desk you have an inkling of the great service you’re going to experience during a stay at the Library Hotel in midtown Manhattan. Before you even get to the hotel, in fact.

2015 Gift Guide | SuitcaseandHeels.com

2015 Travel Gift Guide for the Traveller in Your Life

It’s that time of year again. I don’t know how it’s late-November already. Seriously, how did that happen? Didn’t I just blink and it was (Canadian) Thanksgiving?...

Times Square | SuitcaseandHeels.com

Third Time’s a Charm + Giveaway

My first two trips to New York City this year each had their own mishaps. From needing medical attention to the disappointment of a rained out ballgame. I'm hoping that t...

Meet the Met | SuitcaseandHeels.com

Meet the Met

Though I’d been to New York three times before I’d never yet made it to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I knew I was missing out but the place is so big and daunting,...

Kirkjufellsfoss | SuitcaseandHeels.com

Iceland: One for the Bucket List

It feels like lately I keep seeing photos from Iceland popping up in Twitter, Pinterest, and especially my Instagram feed. I secretly think that Iceland is the reason Ins...

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