Hi! I'm Marissa Klurstein - the one you trust for travel
I'm a brand strategist, travel agent, content creator and writer. But mostly, I'm curious, all about charm, character and intrigue. This is the place for good people with good taste.
This is where you come to discover hotels, charming places in the world, style that transcends trends, and inspiration to live your life the way you dream to.
1. Trekking beyond TikTok
I’m lucky to have 33k+ loyal followers on TikTok, and comments around how my recommendations have made people’s vacations. I’m generous with responding to any and all questions, but some things I just can’t, in good conscience, post to an open forum. The hidden gems, the last minute availabilities at coveted hotels, my favorite restaurants, hidden beach clubs, the tricks for flying business class with points. That’s what this is for. Think of this as a peek into my notes app, which is a peek into my brain.
2. For good people with good taste
There are a lot of recommendations out there. But, personally, when I dig through them, many don’t meet my standards. I.e. they’re fine, but they’re not great. I like them, but I don’t love them. This is a place for people with good taste to fall in love with places, people, and things that inspire them.
3. Twice-weekly curation of places and recommendations you didn’t know you needed
On Wednesdays, paid subscribers get a list of 11 recommendations - hotels around the world, my favorite restaurants and stores, availabilities at in-demand properties, mini itineraries (Italy especially), new hotel openings I have my eye on, hotel sales, flight sales, platforms to discover hotels etc. On Sunday, I’ll share a free list of 5 things (not included in the paid newsletter), think inspiration from days past, book recommendations, one hotel recommendation, etc.
4. Join me on this journey, will you?
Not everyone can be my client as a travel agent, nor my best friend. But this is a way to be a bit of both.
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