Co-Founder | The Purple Passport
A Beautiful Blend of East and West in Istanbul
Iíve recently returned from a long weekend in Istanbul to celebrate my motherís birthday. As a link between East and West, Europe and Asia, this city is particularly relevant to me as an American living...
Tradition that's not stuck in the past at Taillevent in Paris
In the world of fine French cuisine, tradition and innovation are constantly in a tug of war. Classical French techniques remain the gold standard for culinary training the world over, so it makes sense...
Luxury and History in Vietnam
I’m just back from a wonderful ten-day trip to Vietnam with my husband, where we spent time in Hanoi, an island near Nha Trang, and Ho Chi Minh City. Our visit fell during the country’s springtime,...
Jennifer Garcia-Alonso is a New Yorker living in Abu Dhabi. She writes about travel, hotels, spas, food, shopping and unique experiences. She is a Co-Founder of The Purple Passport, a chic collection of online city guides that tell you everything you need to know to experience a city in style. When she is not scouting and writing for The Purple Passport, Jennifer enjoys taking short breaks to new places. Her most recent travels have taken her to Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, Doha, Qatar and Frankfurt, Germany. To see where she and her team have been lately, visit their blog, Diary of The Purple Passport.