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A Boutique Hotel in Idaho Comes with Side of Unlimited Fries

The Inn at 500 Capitol in Boise, Idaho is paying homage to their spud-filled roots with offering guests the chance to stay overnight in their Potato Suite. The room’s décor is inspired by the world famous Idaho potato and includes artwork such as Marilyn Monroe donning a burlap Idaho potato sack and other Potato-related memorabilia. The Potato Suite is a deluxe king room featuring a private furnished balcony overlooking downtown Boise, a gas fireplace, and a butler’s pantry. The Inn at 500 Capitol The Inn at 500 Capitol has 111 guest rooms, suites, and penthouses decorated to give a nod to local landmarks and cultural institutions, alongside a broad collection of local art and locally focused amenities. Guests are welcomed with Idaho wine and beer served complimentary at check-in. Celebrate National Fry Day in Idaho To celebrate National Fry Day on July 13th, The Inn at 500 Capitol is offering an Idaho Potato…

How to Incorporate Modern Victorian Design in a Small Space

Modern Victorian design pays homage to the elegance and nostalgic class of the Victorian area with contemporary fixtures and sensibilities. Hailing from Miami, Alex Alonso,  Interior Designer and Design Director of the mr. Alex TATE studios are at the forefront of the resurgence of Modern Victorian design in Miami. To help you learn how to incorporate modern Victorian design into a small space. Showcase your passion for Modern Victorian design in your home Whatever your passion, showcase your collection strategically. Pick a space that best displays the items – a bookcase, a bar cart, a side table, a gallery walls. Walls are the best left for art collections and mirrors; ideally, anything that has a later profile. Side tables can be a great place to display smaller items that are unified by a theme, for example, a vintage matchbook collection or cast iron figurines a collection of Hermès trays. A bar…

4 Ways to Recreate “Come From Away” During your Vacation

Travellers will discover the warm hospitality of Newfoundland and Labrador with new experiences based on the Broadway Musical Come From Away. Live music is always being played, and a combination of English, Irish, French and Indigenous heritage creates more varieties of English spoken than anywhere else in the world. Located at the northeastern edge of North America, the province is home to 10,000-year-old icebergs, the largest migrating population of humpback whales, and 35 million seabirds – making it the seabird capital of North America. Based on the success of Come From Away, this off-the-beaten-path destination offers true “live like a local” activities for every traveller looking for a warm welcome and immersive experience. What is Come From Away about? The friendly faces of the locals, who are known for their music, storytelling, and culinary traditions, are the same people who welcomed nearly 7,000 stranded passengers into their homes when 38…

4 Watches to Wear that Give Back

Looking to buy a new watch but can’t decide on which one? Why not pick out something that is stylish but that also gives back to a great cause.  JWLS is a watch line for men and women, created by Emily Lyons in honour of her late sister, Julia Lyons. Julia passed away in 2011 after a long, hard-fought battle with Cystic Fibrosis. JWLS watches are more than a fashion statement, more than something that looks great on your wrist. They are an expression of bravery, love, charisma, and passion. JWLS donates 100% of its proceeds to the Julia Lyons Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation also started by Emily Lyons, which provides financial aid directly to those in the CF community who need it most. This is Julia’s spirit living on – in every watch – continuing to light up the world. The look of the watches includes a wide range…

Travel the World with Animal Expert from the Shedd Aquarium

From the tropics of the Indian Ocean to the cold waters of the Arctic, Shedd Aquarium is set to host new eco-travel opportunities throughout 2019, allowing adventure-seekers to see the world, up close and incredible, alongside the aquarium’s animal experts. Through the “Shedd Adventures” travel program, participants can travel to The Bahamas, Canada, and South Africa, where they will come face-to-fin with aquatic animals like beluga whales, penguins, and sharks through activities such as boating, snorkeling, hiking, and more. “If you’re going to travel the world to see the beautiful ecosystems and animals that live in them, what better way to travel than with animal experts and fellow wildlife enthusiasts. Each trip is specially catered to travelers with an affinity for wildlife and is inspired by the animals at Shedd that spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world every day.” said Shannon Fuller, assistant director of conservation travel…

7 Pantone-Approved Travel Destinations for 2019

Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2019 has been revealed as Living Coral, a comforting yet energizing hue embodying optimism, joyful pursuits and playful expression. From coffee mugs, to lip colours and home décor, there are numerous ways to add a splash of this fun vibrant colour to your everyday life. But why not experience Living Coral IRL? Our friends at The Travel Corporation Canada (TTC), share their top 7 destinations to celebrate Living Coral around the globe. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Travel Corporation Canada (@ttc_canada) on Jan 24, 2019 at 2:14pm PST The Pink City – Jaipur, India Jaipur, the capital of India’s Rajasthan state, is widely referred to as the “Pink City,” due to the inherently dominant pink colour of the city’s structures. Almost all of the buildings were built using sandstone, naturally pink in colour, reflecting the vibrancy of…

5 ways to incorporate the Pantone colour of the year in decor

Every year a colour is announced that will help direct the colour trends in fashion, style and decor. This year, the Pantone Colour of the Year is Living Coral (16-1546). Living Coral is an animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge. In reaction to the onslaught of digital technology and social media increasingly embedding into daily life, we are seeking authentic and immersive experiences that enable connection and intimacy. Sociable and spirited, the engaging nature of PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral welcomes and encourages lighthearted activity. Symbolizing our innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits, PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embodies our desire for playful expression. How to Decorate Your Home With the Pantone Colour Of the Year, Living Coral  Minimalism at its best and most practical. The Conico Table from Article lamp has a powdery finish that is cool and pleasing…