Hotel le Placide
In the heart of St. Germain des Pres, this boutique hotel is smack in the middle of the action of the Left Bank. Oversized modern bathrooms and contemporary yet cozy rooms are delightful to return to after busy days and late nights.
Hotel le Bristol
For a 5 star splurge, spring for a room overlooking the gorgeous gardens at this Grand Dame in the 8th arrondissement.
Café de Flore
The spot where Sartre, amongst other stars of all sorts, sipped coffee and wine.
Le Grand Colbert
A quintessential upscale French brasserie. Order the steak frites and a bottle of red wine.
Melbourne is a city, like LA, that has a little bit of a playful spirit mixed in with its sleek city style. Leopard spotted heels and embellished gladiator sandals are just the right vibe for this city on the water.
A boutique hotel in the cosmopolitan neighborhood of St. Kilda.
Past the artistically graffiti covered entrance, delicious Spanish tapas and wine await in a lively dining room full of hipsters.
Botanical in South Yarra, sits on the edge of the botanical gardens- hence the name. Modern Australian cuisine is given a Southeast Asian twist compliments of Malaysian chef Cheong Liew OAM. Sophisticated.
Miami style is all about flash, glitz and color. Sky high heels, either glitter or color-blocked, preferably worn with shorts or a mini, are essential.
We adore this Art Deco hotel in South Beach with one of the most fabulous and iconic pools ever.
Sister restaurant to Bond St. in NYC, inventive and fresh sushi awaits. We love their sea bass skewers and lobster tempura rolls with yellow tomato dressing and chive oil.
Get a drink after dinner poolside at the Sagamore Hotel. It feels like a secret garden and is great people watching.
Mary and Lucy Firestone are sisters and travel experts who love helping others travel more authentically, effortlessly and dynamically. They believe in bringing that playful vacation spirit back home into everyday life. The Firestone Sisters discover the spirit of each place they visit and report back on their website and blog, www.firestonesisters.com. From hotels, shops, restaurants and bars, they have searched high and low to find where to go, what to do, and what to wear. They have also contributed to Travel & Leisure magazine, the Huffington Post, Indagare and Louis Vuitton's City Guide Los Angeles 2010.
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