Beauty in Bars – W Retreat and Spa, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
Aug03

Beauty in Bars – W Retreat and Spa, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

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Formerly used as a bombing range for the US Navy, the only bombs that will be dropped nowadays on Vieques Island will be Jager bombs and Irish Car Bombs at the Living Room of the W Retreat and Spa. From the W’s website: “With an eclectic, neo-bohemian style by designer Patricia Urquiola, this space invites you to hang out, mingle and enjoy. Amenities: Pool table Board games & books Outdoor terrace with fire pit and...

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Beauty in Bars – Vertigo and Moon Bar at Banyan Tree Bangkok
Jul28

Beauty in Bars – Vertigo and Moon Bar at Banyan Tree Bangkok

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One of the best afternoons I’ve ever had on my travels was spent sucking down vodka tonics at the rooftop bar at the Rex Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. I was in awe of the view and surroundings and couldn’t help but imagine myself sitting there in the 60s and early 70s with the rest of the reporters covering the Viet Nam war. The scene had obviously changed in the decades since and the view of HCMC from this perch...

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Beauty in Bars
Jul14

Beauty in Bars

As a lover of bars in general, I’m often impressed by their stunning beauty not just on the beach but in various settings all over the world.  Beginning today, I’m going to start a weekend feature where I post photos from some of those magnificent bars.  There won’t be much text included in the articles.  Sometimes you just have to let the pictures do the talking. I think I’ve picked a good one to start with...

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