the ace panama.

ace hotel in panama / sfgirlbybay

Shortly after my trip to Cuba with Victoria, I ventured over to Panama City for a quick couple of days before returning home. My hotel of choice: the American Trade also known as one of the Ace Hotels. Today I’m sharing some snaps I captured of this exquisite property. Located in one of the most beautiful landmark buildings in Casco Viejo (old town), the American Trade... 
Read More »

cuba, part two: cienfuegos, trinidad + viñales.

cuba55

at long last i’m back with cuba, part two! so sorry for the delayed post, but there were so many photos to edit, it took me a while to get through them all — and as you can tell, i still had a hard time sharing just a few. cuba has got to be one of the most picturesque places you could ever visit, and it’s hard to put your camera down. if you haven’t... 
Read More »

cheers!

cheers1

100 layer cake. ’tis the season for toasting! first, we’ll be saying cheers to the holidays and the next thing you know — it’s ringing in a happy new year! i like to imbib with vintage cocktail ware — it just makes celebrating that much more festive. i checked out chairish to see what i might ‘clink!’ with, and they’ve got an... 
Read More »

wear this there: brasserie barbès.

wtt2

what’s more magical than paris this time of year? the lights lining the champs-élysée, and parisian lovers nestled deep in each café’s corner. in case you’re wondering which café exactly you should be nestling in, we are swooning over the city’s chicest spot, brasserie barbès. the four-story croissant destination is unlike any other, and its interiors... 
Read More »

cuba, part one: havana.

cuba9

i’ve returned from my trip to cuba and i’m still editing the gazillion photos i took to share with you, so please induldge me a bit — there’s just too many photos not to share! i thought i’d break down the trip a little at a time because honestly, this trip was so magical, it’s taking me some time to process all that we saw and did. havana,... 
Read More »