Why You Should Head to the Tropics

  1. It’s barely January, and you’ve already turned cozy into a verb. Cozify (v): To snuggle oneself away for winter. Think hibernation, but with more emails.
  2. You’re crazy cold. See: Cozify, above. Nearly half of the country (that’s 140 million people) will be hanging out in zero or subzero weather by Wednesday. Poor North Dakota recently dipped to 30 below, with windchill pushing negative 50.
  3. It’s – wait for it – currently 82 degrees on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic.
  4. Also on the North Coast? Some of the longest stretches of unspoiled beaches in the Caribbean. All fringed by palm trees. Which have never, ever seen snow.

 
Ready to thaw? Make a beeline for the Dominican Republic (where you can sleep with your windows as open as you’d like) and wait this winter out.

Our Balaji Palace at Playa Grande Boutique opened Monday, January 6, at 11AM ET.

By Joanna Berliner, Editor 

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January 6, 2014

1. Since it’s not snowing here, we’re dreaming of spending a night in these cozy winter cabins.

2. So many shades of winter white – we’re overwhelmed, in the best way possible.

3. Sorry, but we had to. This Pinboard of furry friends is just too darn cute.

4. Holiday gift-wrap ideas? There’s plenty to inspire here.

5. Nothing improves a day quite like some holiday sparkle.

Can’t get enough Pinterest inspiration? Check out past boards that caught our eye.  

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December 18, 2012

1. Madewell’s color code has us seeing the holidays in every shade.

2. This is how we think of December, too – lots of sweets and presents.

3. Wondering what to wear to your holiday party? This Pinterest board has plenty of options.

4. Every holiday fête is going to need some colorfully themed treats.

5. What is it about a snowy landscape that’s just so magical?

Can’t get enough Pinterest inspiration? Check out past boards that caught our eye.  

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December 11, 2012