About McLean Robbins

McLean Rob­bins is a Wash­ing­ton, D.C.-based lux­ury lifestyle writer spe­cial­iz­ing in travel, spas, and wed­dings. She writes reg­u­larly for AOL Media Group’s Gadling, Forbes Travel Guide, The Wash­ing­ton­ian, Robb Report, Gal­Time, Venue­Sa­fari, 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: @DeaconDoesDC and on Google +

Three Castle Hotels That Remind Us of Game of Thrones

Is anyone else way too into a television show that features a woman who talks to dragons? Yes, we’re talking about Game of Thones.
Kings,… [Read More]


Dive for Your Easter Eggs at Rosewood Little Dix Bay

We’ve heard of lots of cool Easter promotions at our favorite luxury hotels, from decadent brunches to ‘golden’ egg hunts with great grand prizes. But… [Read More]


Starwood offers “Suite Week” Deals at its Luxury NYC Properties

Live the “suite” life at Starwood’s New York and New Jersey properties. Starting today and running through April 29th, this first-ever “Suite Week” offers discounts… [Read More]


Watch Hill Inn Now Taking Reservations

Watch Hill Inn, the latest from the team behind Rhode Island’s famous Ocean House and Weekapaug Inn properties, is now taking reservations for the summer… [Read More]


Pursuitist Q&A: 10 Questions for Celebrity Photographer Angelo Kritikos

Angelo Kritikos has taken Hollywood by storm. In addition to being named W Magazine’s top upcoming celebrity photographer, Kritikos has been called upon to shoot… [Read More]


Gina Foster, Milliner to the Royals, Launches Exclusive Hat Collection with The Goring Hotel

London’s chic hotel The Goring (where Kate Middleton stayed before her wedding) has just launched a fashion collaboration with celebrity and Royal favorite milliner Gina… [Read More]


Thompson Chicago Offers An In-Room Easter Egg Hunt for Guests

We told you last week about a search for the golden egg in Washington, DC. Now the search is on for people visiting the Thompson … [Read More]


Taylor Fladgate Launches Limited Edition 1964 Single Harvest Tawny Port

One of the world’s best known-producers of Port, Taylor Fladgate, has recently released the first in an annual series of 50-year-old wines, a  1964 Single… [Read More]


Car Service App Uber Launches Uber RUSH Messenger Service in NYC

Car service app Uber has today announced the launch of Uber RUSH, a new messenger service available in the NYC area. Details magazine and fashion… [Read More]


Lalique Shows off $800k Necklace in Private Shopping Appointments with Creative Director

Lovers of fine crystal and jewelry brand Lalique are in for a treat this week when Creative Director Quentin Obadia takes special one-on-one appointments with… [Read More]