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Maria Ho

Maria Ho

Occupation: Professional Poker Player/ TV Host

Preoccupation: Seeing the world

Favorite Hotel: Andaz Maui

Maria Ho
  • 1. What’s your go-to carry on or piece of luggage?

    Tumi Tegra-Lite Expandable Carry-On

  • 2. What’s your go-to travel uniform?

    Lululemon yoga pants Super comfortable and goes with everything. They can also look less casual and more dressed up when paired with the right top and/or jacket if you want to look cute in case you meet a cute boy on the plane and don’t want to look like you just rolled out of bed to catch your flight.

  • 3. Can’t travel without:

    Evian Mineral Water Facial Spray

  • 4. Oddest thing I’ve ever packed:

    HAIR TOOLS I packed both a curling iron and a straightener in the one backpack I could bring to go on The Amazing Race. I was like, “I gotta look good this is going to be on National TV!” Then I realized once the race started that there is no way I will carry this extra weight on my back while running the race so had to leave both behind on a boat headed to Vietnam from Japan.

  • 5. Favorite thing to nick from the hotel room

    LOTION Love taking the little bottles of lotion because they fit perfectly into my purse and I hate having dry hands! I can’t remember the last time I had to buy hand lotion!

Scoop

"opulence has become insular" : read this poignant essay on the closing of yet another nyc hotel icon, the waldorf astoria, on surface mag.
it's the 1 we've been waiting for! ...with its thoughtful interiors and views that can't be beat, 1 hotel brooklyn bridge is being called one of the best new hotels of 2017.
FINALLY. Soho House heads to Brooklyn, this time with their signature restaurant Cecconi's, coming soon to Dumbo. And the best part? It's open to all.

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