Links I Loved: May, 2017 {$8 rose, pitcher cocktails, Bleecker Street’s demise & more!}

-> The links that struck my fancy throughout the month – travel, food, fashion, art & more! <-

1.| $8 rose named one of the best wines at the International Wine Challenge – which Town & Country calls “the Oscars of the wine world.” $8 for a delicious rose – i’ll drink to that! {Article via Town & Country}

 

2.| Famed NYC cupcakery Magnolia Bakery will soon begin delivering its to-die-for banana pudding to your front door! AND as if that’s not enough, they’ll be releasing four new flavors this summer. {YESSS!} {Article via Food & Wine}

3.| Love entertaining? You’ll have to give these pitcher drinks a try. I personally can’t wait to try the Cucumber Margaritas! {Article via Food & Wine}

4.| Entrepreneur shares 6 reasons why travel should be a top priority for every entrepreneur. I especially love reason #3 – traveling DOES teach excellent communications skills! {Article via Entrepreneur}

5.| Smarter Travel shares 10 insanely affordable summer 2017 destinations. Included in the list are Barcelona, Istanbul, British Columbia {pictured} and U.S. cities Pittsburgh, Oakland and Charleston. {Article via Smarter Travel}

6.| The National Park Foundation named 7 marvelous National Park views without guard rails – i.e. views only the most adventurous should attempt to see. My favorite of the seven? This beauty, spotted from Channel Islands National Park. {Article via The National Park Foundation}

7.| Peru launched a super clever tourism campaign, using suitcases – yes, suitcases – as their marketing tool. {Article via Conde Nast Traveler}

8.| Ever wonder which search engine is best for booking a flight? {Because there are SO many out there!} Fathom reviews some of the best, including a favorite of mine, Google Flights. I LOVE being able to enter dates and a starting city, and then select “anywhere” to see which destinations offer the best rates. So fun if you’re not set on a certain destination and just want to escape! {Article via Fathom Way To Go}

9.| Stephanie Zaijka of Diary of a Debutante shares 10 tips for working from home. I found them helpful, and I’ve already been WFH for five + years! {Article via Diary of a Debutante}

10.| Bleecker Street used to be the hottest retail spot downtown. Boy has that changed in just a matter of years! {Article via the NY Times}

Hope you enjoy these articles as much as I did. Happy reading! 

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