Stamped: Trails of my Suitcase

Just a few of my favorite places to travel, that have made lasting memories

best place to celebrate: MIAMI

Whether it's a girl's trip, birthday party, or a get-a-away to some sand and sun, Miami is my go-to mini vacation spot.

Stay:

You won't have to leave the property of either of these two favorites

Fountainebleu and The Edition

Day Scene:

Arkadia at The Fountainebleu hosts the hottest pool parties all year around. Grab a cabana and keep an eye out for your favorite celeb!  

Take a stroll on South Beach, bar-hop on Ocean Avenue, or shop at your favorite stores and boutiques on Collins Avenue.

delicious:

Baoli Miami

Barton G.

Matador Room

Chill:

Keep your high heels packed and head down to the bowling alley or ice skating rink right inside Hotel Edition. Bowling bets, music, and drinks never end with a boring night!

Night scene:

Be sure to plan your trip past Sunday, because you don't want to miss the exclusive and star-studded nightclub, Club LIV at the Fountainebleu

once in a lifetime experience: Dubai

A magical place where luxury meets charm. Trip planning may be pricey, but the rich culture and unforgettable sights will leave you with priceless moments.

Stay:

The Villas of the Madinat Jumeirah  

Experience Culture:

Wear the traditional clothing and visit local sites like the Sheikh Mosque for cultural understanding

Unforgettable must-do's:

Dip in the Jumeirah white sand beach with views of the popular Burj al Arab, the world's most luxurious hotel

Be on top of the world, literally, by taking a tour of the world's most tallest building, the Burj Khalifa

Ride a camel in the sunset of the desert of Dubai

Night Scene:

Cirque le Soir

Zinc

Dar al Masyaf

Best place to be yourself: New Orleans

Eat, drink, and laissez les bon temps rouler in this nostalgic city full of culture and southern hospitality. The pride of the city and the motto to do 'what you wanna' will help you forget life's troubles in no time. A place where everyone wants to know your name and challenges you to celebrate anything that makes you happy.

Live like a Local:

Find a second line in the historic Treme

Catch a Saints game, not just for the sport, but to experience the largest block party in downtown New Orleans

Grab a hand grenade, New Orleans' strongest drink, and stroll the French Quarter for unique finds in the artsy shops and boutiques

Take a ride in the street car down Canal Street and see the beautiful French-inspired homes

Catch a mule-drawn carriage in Jackson Square and find the hidden treasures of the historic district

Shop the chic boutiques on Magazine Street

Cajun Food Checklist:

Beignets from Café Du Monde

Chargrilled Oysters from Dragos

Crawfish from Cajun Seafood

Po Boy from Parkway Bakery & Tavern

Pralines from Southern Candymakers

Favorite Events:

Mardi Gras

Jazz Fest

Essence Festival

 

Find out my next stop: What's the wave