Snob Essentials
The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental New York

The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental New York: Urban Oasis

I make it a point to visit a spa in each city I travel to, which is a goal rarely achieved on New York Fashion Week trips. When my flight home was postponed due to a snow day, I knew I would finally have a chance to indulge. My girlfriend and I made lemonade out of lemons by scheduling services at NYC’s best and most luxurious hideaway – the Spa at the Mandarin Oriental New York.

Kashwere Mini Throw with Zip Pouch

Kashwére Mini Throw with Zip Pouch: Have Blanket, Will Travel

With all the traveling I do there is one thing I cannot live without – the comfort and feel of home offered by my Kashwére blanket. The compact design has a zip-around pouch that turns into a pillowcase capable of making even the most awful airline pillows into little slices of heaven.

Wine Snob Tour of Sonoma Valley

Wine Snob Tour of Sonoma Valley: Part Two

Our last day was spent in Sonoma. After a relaxing night at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, we decided to amp up the energy by renting our mode of transportation from Napa & Sonoma Valley Bike Tours.

Travel Snob Essential

Travel Snob Essential: Best Ways to Beat Jet Lag

If you don’t play your cards right, that feeling of relaxation you bring back from vacation will dissipate as soon as you enter your front door. Suddenly the fun is over, and you’re left with a suitcase of unpacked luggage to deal with and a case of serious sleep deprivation preventing you from even mustering the strength to open it.


Airport Clubs: Are You On the List?

Are you on the list? These days travel is more hectic than ever. From the bag fees to the security lines, you’re bound to be stressed while heading somewhere to relax. Check out these new airport clubs that could help ease the stress (and minimize the time) of your airport experience.

Summer Fridays

Summer Fridays: On Vacation with Bag Snob

Tina Craig talks travel and trip essentials with Fashionista’s David Yi.