Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of A Piece of Elise! It’s hard to believe how fast this year has flown by. It feels like just last month that I made my wordpress.com account and showed up at a Business In Heels networking event and tried calling myself a blogger. I didn’t know it at the time, but Business In Heels was probably the best thing I could have done at that point. By the end of the party I had met so many lovely ladies, many who have blogs themselves, who would end up teaching me almost all that I know about the internet. They welcomed me with arms wide open and didn’t laugh (too hard) at the fact that I didn’t even know what a Twitter “handle” meant. CONTINUE READING
Today is my first Monday waking up as my own boss. This past Friday marked my last day at Centara Hotels & Resorts. Time flew by and I did not realize how sad I would be to see it come to an end. Not only did I learn so much about what it means to work within a large company, but I also made all sorts of amazing new friends. Sitting in a room with a group of people, 10 hours a day 5 days a week, brought me closer to my coworkers than I ever imagined. So much Centara friends love is going on! Having said that, it will be nice to distance myself from the endless supply of Jelly Bellys and other snacks that are of large supply in the marketing department. CONTINUE READING
The best part of Shasa Resort & Residences is that it leaves you absolutely disconnected from everything around you. This hotel is different from the typical beach resort, in the sense that there is no distinct beach. Although this may initially appear unappealing, it actually poses some unexpected benefits. In fact, it creates an exceptionally original holiday experience. CONTINUE READING!
Do you ever wear hats? I rarely do. For some reason, hats make me feel supremely awkward. When I wear them, I feel as if I have a beacon on my head that’s just asking for attention. It probably doesn’t help that I’m a blonde in Bangkok and already stand out enough as it is. CONTINUE READING
There’s no better way to start summer break than with a pineapple sundress and an infinity pool. Then add in my cool friend Kate who convinces me to mix the two together and you’ve got yourself some super sweet photos. Voila! Le Dead Pineapple Princess. CONTINUE READING!