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With Love From Kat Travel App

Introducing the all new With Love From Kat Travel App! After 6 years and 30,000 downloads, it was time for a face lift! I am SO excited to share the updated version of the app with you. It’s even more user friendly, aesthetically pleasing, and packed full of incredible spots around the world. As I shared my adventures here and on Instagram, readers would often inquire about my favorite hotels, shops, restaurants, and sights to see. The With Love From Kat Travel App was born as a tool built to offer all of you a curated, stylish travel guide like no other. With Love From Kat Travel App With Love From Kat Travel App offers the world’s best restaurants, hotels, shops, and spas – at your fingertips! I invite you to explore 22 of the absolute chicest cities through my eyes. Whether you’re having dinner in St. Barths, meeting the girls for after-work cocktails in NYC, strolling the streets of Capri, or deciding what to pack for Paris, let my app be your best travel companion. All locations are With Love From Kat Approved. Meaning that I’ve been to and experienced all of these spots. I’m so excited to help you plan your next adventure! 22 Cities The app includes 22 cities and counting. From Paris to Rome, Capri, Positano, New York, LA, Miami, Scottsdale, St. Barths, Nantucket, Japan, Venice, and more. You are bound to fall in love with all of my recommendations. The app is edited and concise so you’ll never get overwhelmed with a zillion spots to pour through. The Top 5 section is perfect for a weekend trip, because it breaks down the Top 5, must see things to do while you’re in town. Outfit recommendations Be the best dressed girl in the room with outfit recommendations in each city. Favorite anything within the app – from outfits to hotels, restaurants and shops. Create your dream itinerary and wardrobe. The Newest Section – Local The newest section; Local, features my favorite local vendors in each city and offers exclusive discounts to hundreds of spots. If you’ve ever wondered specific things like…where I get my eyebrows waxed in NYC, who the best shoe repair guy is in LA, what company to charter a boat from in Capri, or which photographer to hire in Paris – you’re in luck, because the Local section has all of that information organized by city! Not only are there tons of discounts and special offers under each city, but there are also universal discounts that everyone can apply to online retailers like Revolve, The Outnet, Net a Porter, and more. Reviews See why 30,000+ people have downloaded and loved using the With Love From Kat Travel App! Harper’s Bazaar calls it “the little black book of travel.” For a one time fee that costs less than the price of a latte, you will get invaluable insight and information to 22 cities and counting, plus hundreds of dollars worth of discounts. I can’t wait to hear what you think – you can download the app here!
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Dog Friendly Restaurants in NYC

Spring is right around the corner which means we’re inching closer and closer to outdoor seating weather!!! Literally jumping for joy just thinking about this. If you’re a fellow dog mom and love taking your little man or lady everywhere with you – then you’ll definitely want to bookmark this list. I love taking Charlie out to eat with me. And I have found all of the spots below to be very dog friendly! Dog Friendly Restaurants in NYC MorandiThis cozy West Village Italian spot is the best place to be in the spring and summer because they’ve got great food and a ton of outdoor tables. Sant AmbroeusAnother great Italian spot, this restaurant has several locations all over NYC. I recommend the West Village one because it’s located on a quiet tree lined street! Bluestone LaneThis healthy, Aussie cafe is all over the city, but their West Village location is my favorite. It’s a good spot to grab a quick coffee, matcha or avocado toast. SerafinaHead to the Meatpacking location and sit outside with your pup while you enjoy one of their delicious pizzas and pastas! BuvetteGo at an off peak hour (aka not for brunch on a Saturday or Sunday because it’s always packed) and snag 1 of their 4 outdoor tables in the back of the restaurant. Rosemary’s Another charming West Village spot with farm to table style food. They’ve got a few cute seats outside where you can sip rose and people watch! Sunday in BrooklynGrab a table outside at this darling Williamsburg restaurant. I love going for brunch or a late lunch/early dinner! Mimi ChengsThis is my favorite spot to grab dumplings in the city! It’s casual and seat yourself – aka fuss free. Head to their Nolita location and sit outside with your pup while you enjoy their famous chicken and zucchini dumplings and scallion pancakes – yum! Cafe GitaneThis low key restaurant in Nolita has been around for decades. The food is delicious and they have a few tables outside. Grab a cupcake at Little Cupcake Bakeshop across the street for dessert! Cafe CloverThis beautiful West Village restaurant serves tons of healthy dishes and has a huge patio perfect for people watching and pups! In terms of neighborhoods with the most dog friendly restaurants and cutest outdoor seating areas – I have to say West Village takes the cake! For even more dog friendly restaurants, and some of my favorite spots in general in NYC – download my Travel App or check out the NYC City Guide on my site here!
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10 Things To Do In Vegas

This post is sponsored by The Venetian Resort Las Vegas and ShopStyle. I just got home from a whirlwind 48-hour trip to Vegas and wanted to share everything I did! I hadn’t been to Vegas in years prior to this trip so it was a lot of fun to be back. The Venetian Resort Las Vegas was kind enough to host me for this trip, and they really pulled out all of the stops. There is SO much more to Vegas than you’d think, and I’m excited to share what some of my favorite activities were! 10 Things To Do In Vegas1. Book a room at The Venetian Resort The property is gorgeous, has SO many amazing restaurants to choose from, and excellent service from start to finish. We stayed in The Palazzo section of the resort which was so nice. 2. Take a gondola ride around the propertyThere’s an indoor and outdoor gondola area, but if weather permits, I recommend doing the short 12 minute outdoor ride. 3. Head to Bouchon for breakfastI was blown away by the food quality at this restaurant. You feel as though you’ve been transported to a French cafe – and they have every pastry you could ever dream of on the menu. Don’t leave without ordering the beignets! 4. Spend the afternoon by the poolEven in November, Thomas and I were able to throw on our suits and lay out by the pool! It was MUCH needed Vitamin D and I love that they have so many different pools and chairs for you to relax at. 5. Get dim sum at Mott 32This restaurant is so gorgeous – it’s dark and sophisticated. The food is unreal – you can’t leave without ordering the duck! 6. Shop ’til you dropVegas is one of my favorite places to shop. No really it is! I actually bought my very first Chanel in Vegas. There’s truly a store for everyone – so take your time strolling through the beautiful Venetian square and pop into all of the shops along the way. 7. Indulge in pizza at Sixth+MillIf you’re in the mood for lunch or dinner in between activities, head to the square where you can indulge in delicious pizza, pasta, and Italian cuisine while people watching and getting serenaded by opera singers and musicians. 8. Go to the Atomic Saloon ShowThis is the #2 show in Vegas right now for a reason…it was one of the best shows I’ve ever seen. SO entertaining, absolutely hilarious, and a MUST if you’re visiting Vegas. 9. Get cocktails at ElectraThis swanky cocktail bar makes a delicious martini- and is such a great spot for a pre or post dinner drink. 10. Dance the night away at TAO and/or LavoBoth venues are some of my favorites (they’re also in NYC!) and have not only great food, but a great ambiance. You’re destined to have a fabulous time at either one! If you’re craving a warm weather, fun getaway – I highly recommend booking a trip to Vegas and staying at The Venetian Resort! It really is the ideal trip any time of year – because there’s ALWAYS something going on. Thomas and I are already scheming our next trip back there!!! I linked everything I wore on our trip + a few other items that would be PERFECT below!
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10 Things To Do In Nantucket

I went to Nantucket for the 4th of July last week and had the best time on the island! I grew up going there and always love visiting my favorite shops, beaches, and restaurants. It’s a little slice of heaven off the coast of Massachusetts. If you’ve never been, I highly recommend taking a mini weekend or week long trip there. It’s only an hour flight (actually even shorter than that!) from NYC. I have all of my favorite places listed on my Travel App which you can download for free here OR in the App Store or Google Play by simply searching “With Love From Kat.” I also recently added a new Travel section to my site, which is essentially the Travel App in desktop form. I got a ton of questions about which spots in particular were my favorite from my trip this time around, so I wanted to share a concise list of 10 Things To Do in Nantucket if you’re only there for a few days and want to pack the most in! 10 Things To Do In Nantucket1.  Rent bikes and head to Surfside Beach.Surfside is one of the best beaches on Nantucket. The sand is so soft and it’s always super peaceful. Ride bikes along the bike path and take in the scenic route. There are two great casual lunch spots right there if you’re hungry – a little taco truck and a beach stand.   2.   Have sunset drinks and dinner at Galley Beach.This restaurant is located directly on the beach. The tables and chairs are literally right in the sand – so don’t wear heels to dinner haha! 3.  Have dinner at The Pearl.This is one of the best restaurants on Nantucket and the attention to detail is impeccable. All of the flavors are so innovative and unique. The food melts in your mouth. 4.  Walk down Cliff Road and stop for lunch at Something Natural.Cliff Road is one of my favorite roads in Nantucket. The homes are STUNNING. Something Natural is a hidden sandwich shop with the BEST homemade Portuguese bread (I literally buy a loaf every summer to take home with me!) and the yummiest sandwiches. Grab sandwiches and one of their chocolate chip cookies to go for the beach, or sit on their picnic tables. You can walk to Jettie’s Beach after. 5.  Stroll and shop through town.The shopping in Nantucket is amazing. I love Olivela, Monelle, Nantucket Looms, and Sweet Inspirations for chocolate! 6.  Get ice cream at Juice Bar.This is the best ice cream I’ve ever had in my life. They make all of the waffle cones homemade right in front of you, and the line is always wrapped around the block. It’s worth the wait!!! 7.  Head to Sconset and do the Sconset Bluff Walk.Sconset is at the end of the island, and worth the trip out there. It’s a community of gorgeous rose covered cottages and traditional mansions overlooking the water. The Bluff Walk takes you right in front of the mansions – you can literally walk through the backyards of them! After the walk, stroll through town, and head to The Chanticleer for dinner. 8.  Have lunch at Cru and then wander to Brant Point Lighthouse.I love getting off the ferry, or plane and heading straight to Cru for a light lunch outside. They’ve got a great selection of food and wine and it’s just so relaxing to be on their patio and look out at all of the boats. After lunch, head to the Brant Point Lighthouse to admire its beauty. 9.  Have dinner at Ventuno and then drinks at Straight Wharf.Set in a charming house, Ventuno is a must if you love Italian food. Their pasta is phenomenal and they make a mean dirty martini. They have a fun back bar as well, but I always love heading to Straight Wharf for drinks. It gets really lively late night! 10.  Listen to live music and enjoy cocktails at Cisco Brewery.This is a great spot if you’re with a group and want to do a little day drinking. Listen to great music and sit on the picnic benches sipping cocktails.
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