About McLean Robbins

McLean Rob­bins is a Wash­ing­ton, D.C.-based lux­ury lifestyle writer spe­cial­iz­ing in travel, spas, and wed­dings. She writes reg­u­larly for Forbes Travel Guide, Travel channel, The Wash­ing­ton­ian, Robb Report, and many more. She’s always look­ing for unique roundups, trend sto­ries, and infor­ma­tion on hotel and resort open­ings and devel­op­ments world­wide.Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @McLeanRobbins and on Google +
Pick the Perfect Plant for Valentine's Day: Pursuitist Q&A

Pick the Perfect Plant for Valentine’s Day: Pursuitist Q&A

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Yes, really. That holiday where grocery store roses and teddy bears and terrible mail-order chocolates become all too… [Read More]

Haute Hotel (Re)Openings: Hilton Paris Opera

Haute Hotel (Re)Openings: Hilton Paris Opera

Headed to the City of Light for Valentine’s Day? More than 125 years after its original birth, Hilton Paris Opera has officially opened after a… [Read More]

Cathay Pacific and Mandarin Oriental Design Sky-High Menu Offerings

Cathay Pacific and Mandarin Oriental Design Sky-High Menu Offerings

Cathay Pacific Airways and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group are joining forces to bring new inflight menus to First Class passengers flying between Hong Kong and… [Read More]

Virgin Hotel "Lands" In Chicago

Virgin Hotel “Lands” In Chicago

Richard Branson’s first hotel has opened its doors in Chicago with the launch of the Virgin Hotels brand.While the hotel isn’t luxe in price… [Read More]

Daily Dream Home: A $10k/month Washington, DC Penthouse

Daily Dream Home: A $10k/month Washington, DC Penthouse

We love our over-the-top dream home listings, but sometimes we’re intrigued by homes that we can’t actually purchase … like this dream rental from new… [Read More]

Dream Vacations: Take a Sake Safari in 2015

Dream Vacations: Take a Sake Safari in 2015

We’re all about having authentic local experiences when we travel, and there’s no better way to meet the locals than over a few drinks, right?… [Read More]

Hollywood Hotels to Live Out Your A-List Dreams

Hollywood Hotels to Live Out Your A-List Dreams

With the recent Golden Globe awards and the announcement of the Oscar nominees this morning, we’re officially in the throes of 2015 award show season.… [Read More]

Gilt & Luxury Link Partner for Curated Vacation Experiences

Gilt & Luxury Link Partner for Curated Vacation Experiences

We love to see our favorite luxury sites pair up, and this partnership intrigues us more than most. Flash sale site Gilt.com and travel brand… [Read More]

Three Ultra-Luxe Super Bowl Rentals

Three Ultra-Luxe Super Bowl Rentals

There are still four teams in contention for this year’s Super Bowl, but one thing’s for certain: homes in Phoenix, near the stadium, are going… [Read More]

#CES2015 Day Two: Highlights

#CES2015 Day Two: Highlights

We’re live from Las Vegas this week as we scout the latest in luxury tech from the world’s largest technology showcase, #CES2015.If there’s one… [Read More]