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LIVING, TRAVEL | January 9, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Beam Me Up Art Suite at ICEHOTEL

beam me up room at icehotel sweden

photo credits: Beam Me Up room by Pinpin Studio Each year, the ICEHOTEL in the Jukkasjärvi, Sweden asked designers from across the globe to create themed art suites for their guests. Science-fiction fans would be delighted if they stay at the ICEHOTEL. After the TRON Legacy art suite from the British designers Ben Rousseau and Ian Douglas-Jones in winter 2011, they could [...]

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LIVING, TRAVEL | July 11, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

The Italian Train of Taste

Italian Train of Taste

If you happen to be near Lombardy region this summer, you should try to book yourself a ticket on board of  il Treno di Sapori — meaning “Train of Taste”. Passengers will be served local food and wines as they enjoy the scenery of the region. It is a nice way to discover local cuisine. You can [...]

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LIVING, TRAVEL | May 9, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

Friendly Luxury When Camping

cozy camping bedroom

photos by Thomas J. Story for Sunset magazine – May 2012 Camping has evolved so much since my childhood. I prefer a nice hotel room to sleeping in a tent any time. I’m also aware that many young kids adore camping; maybe that I will need to adapt. Just in case, I explored how I [...]

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LIVING, TRAVEL | May 8, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

Kim Loves: Reisenthel’s Travel Bags

reisenthel travel bags

I have a love affair with some brands and Reisenthel is one of these brands for me. It has been a while since I visited their Web site. I am glad to see new products. I couldn’t stop discovering their travelling bag collection. I like the fact that it is cheerful. Plus, you will not [...]

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May 3, 2012 | by Kim

Friendly to Kids: Family Stays and Teaching...

family stays

By design, boutique hotels try to raise the bar in hospitality. Since I became a mom, I look for services that I [...]


January 22, 2012 | by Kim

Travel in Style with Design Hotels

design hotels

If you are fond of boutique hotels, you are probably familiar with Mr and Mrs Smith‘s hotel booking services. I love their story. [...]

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October 6, 2011 | by Kim

More Comfort in Economy-Class Flights


Occasionally, I browsed the Web for articles on what are the innovative ideas from airline companies around the world. While the more [...]


September 19, 2011 | by Kim

What To Do in Montreal: Magie des Lanternes...

magie des lanternes 2011

My husband, our baby and I had a great time at the opening night of Magie des Lanternes. It is truly magical. [...]


February 4, 2011 | by Kim

Tree Pod in Thailand Delivers the Ultimate...


I can’t imagine a more romantic place to eat than to be on a tree pod perched 16 feet over the rainforest [...]


December 14, 2010 | by Kim

New Amy Butler’s Solstice Travel Bag...

solstice traveler bag collection by amy butler

Amy Butler launched Solstice, her third collection of fashion handbags and luggage from Kalencom. The Solstice collection is available in a softer [...]


October 16, 2010 | by Kim

Two New City Guides for Montreal

montreal city guides

I want to inform me that I published two new city guides that should please foodies. I asked the help of two [...]

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August 18, 2010 | by Kim

My New City Guides

city guides :: new feature on at home with kim vallee

Earlier tonight, I released a feature that we worked very hard to implement. I wish to thank Chris and Jerome for their [...]

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