Author: Lala Castro

Business Travel: 5 Reasons Why Motif Seattle Is a Business Classy Hotel

Business Travel: 5 Reasons Why Motif Seattle Is a Business Classy Hotel

Getting ready for a business trip is a project of its own.  Between planning for presentations, meetings, and packing your luggage, finding the right hotel in the right location is another task that no one has time for.  Which is important for most of us to locate […]

Experiencing Paranormal Inc. at Knott’s #ScaryFarm

Experiencing Paranormal Inc. at Knott’s #ScaryFarm

Beyond Knott’s dark and foggy Ghost Town filled with 1,000 monsters breathing down your neck, there’s a something new to be terrified about.  Knott’s has announced a new haunting experience called Paranormal Inc. that had me tiptoe throughout the dark maze.  The story behind the maze is […]

La Ruta Del Vino in Valle de Guadalupe: Top 10 Wineries To Visit

La Ruta Del Vino in Valle de Guadalupe: Top 10 Wineries To Visit

A weekend in Valle de Guadalupe wine country will have you coming back for more delicious Mexican cuisine, wine, and warm culture filled with many other adventures.  Wait, WHAT, they make wine in Mexico? They sure do and have for centuries.  If you make your way to […]

Spanish Rose Petals Jam Ice Cream Dessert

Spanish Rose Petals Jam Ice Cream Dessert

If there was one word to describe Spain, it would be passionate.  Within the untamed beauty of its countryside and coasts, the country and its people vibrate with life and energy.  I immediately fell in love with Spain when I traveled there for the first time, […]

Knott’s Berry Market Recipe: Pulled Chicken Boysenberry BBQ Flat Bread Sandwich

Knott’s Berry Market Recipe: Pulled Chicken Boysenberry BBQ Flat Bread Sandwich

After attending Knott’s Boysenberry Festival this past year, I fell in love with all their gourmet boysenberry dishes that are only available during its spring season.  But the secret is out! The much anticipated Knott’s Boysenberry BBQ Sauce is now available to the public! I’m super […]

Magdalena Dulce De Leche S’mores with Cinnamon Graham Crackers

Magdalena Dulce De Leche S’mores with Cinnamon Graham Crackers

Whether it’s summer or winter, taking a bite of a s’more is always the same.  You’re immediately sent into a state of s’more bliss. But is it the chocolate or slightly burnt marshmallows that takes you back to youthful exuberance or is it the moment? […]

Collecting School Supplies For Casa Hogar Estrella – All Girls Orphanage in Rosarito, Baja

Collecting School Supplies For Casa Hogar Estrella – All Girls Orphanage in Rosarito, Baja

Last year, The Orphaned Earring non-profit organization introduced me to twenty young orphan girls in Rosarito, Baja California for my fortieth birthday.  After spending a day with them, the girls reminded me that I shouldn’t take the simple pleasures in life for granted, including education.  As soon […]

It’s a Family Culinary Affair: The Delectable Dishes and Wine of Morocco

It’s a Family Culinary Affair: The Delectable Dishes and Wine of Morocco

Growing up our family would always get together for picnics, dinners or just because.  It seemed like our weekends would always be filled with family activities.  But as we got older, the visits weren’t as frequent as they were when we were children.  It wasn’t until […]

Five Business Lessons That Will Continue to Make #MyHustle Powerful

Five Business Lessons That Will Continue to Make #MyHustle Powerful

A girl grows up poor in Los Angeles, drops out of high school and becomes a single mother at age 18 without a college education, becomes an early adopter of eCommerce, loses it all and rebuilds over to become an advocate for women in tech and all things […]

Central America: Exploring The Top 5 Things To Do in Belize

Central America: Exploring The Top 5 Things To Do in Belize

Where is Belize? For the most part, Belize goes unnoticed by majority of the world, and over the years the little country has turned into an attractive asset.  Located in Central America, Belize is situated below Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, West of Guatemala and North of Honduras. […]