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Hipcamp, the Airbnb Version for Happy Campers or Glampers

July 30, 2018

Every summer the fiancé and I plan a weekend camping trip with our golden kids, Lady, Moet & Chandon. Well by the time I realized we needed to reserve something all of our favorite spots were already booked. As some of you may know, you need to book all the great camping sites – including Big Sur – six months in advance. Well, early planning doesn’t work that well for Frank and I. We plan, but we can’t commit to…

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Wedding Travels

We’re Engaged and We’re Planning 7 Destination Weddings in 7 Continents

April 5, 2018

I finally met the person I plan to grow old with. Frank and I are engaged! The proposal was simple and unexpected. Since then I feel like I’ve been repeating myself over and over again. So I thought, let me write a blog post about our special night and what we plan to do for our wedding, or should I say destination weddings! But first, let me share the short and quick version on how we met. Untraditional Introduction I’ll…

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A Lust for Life at the Santa Barbara Bowl

September 29, 2017

Photo Credit and Rights to Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation and @AFisherphoto It was a long anticipated Friday, as most Friday’s are. The heat wave from this month had almost drained all of my energy. Yet, my excitement to enjoy an amazing weekend visiting Santa Barbara County gave me the push I needed to get by. First order of business for my visit with one of my very best friends was to watch Lana Del Rey at the Santa Barbara Bowl…

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How To Spend One Day in Valle de Guadalupe, Baja’s Wine Country

June 12, 2017

If you live in Los Angeles or San Diego County, there’s absolutely no excuse to why you haven’t been to Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico’s wine country.  Less than two hours from San Diego, the Valle de Guadalupe, close to the city of Ensenada, is one of the world’s hottest up-and-coming wine regions. Us lucky SoCal peeps are lucky we don’t have to fly-in or take a cruise ship to visit.  Just grab a few friends and we could enjoy delicious Mexican…

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Visiting San Antonio Winery in Downtown Los Angeles

May 8, 2017

I recently had a chance to tour San Antonio Winery in Downtown Los Angeles for the first time.  I was amazed to see all their collection of wines that is produced in the heart of SoCal.  From a variety of red wines, white wines and even their popular Bodega Sangria, they had it all.  You could wine taste, eat and even have your own private parties. As an Angelino, I’ve probably driven by the winery off the 5 frwy gazillions…

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Top Rated Restaurants in New Orleans To Try

March 31, 2017

I’m coming back New Orleans, but this time it’s for your iconic cuisine!  New Orleans is known to have one of the best cuisines in the U.S; coming from Cajun, Creole and French roots.  As you know, I always like to put a checklist together before I travel and after much research, I’ve gathered a list of restaurants in New Orleans with the highest local reviews and their favorite dishes. Most Reviewed Restaurants in New Orleans Acme Oyster House –Price Range: $$ Established…

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Top Travelzoo Deal Destinations for 2017

November 16, 2016

For all the savvy travelers on a budget, get your bucket list ready.  Turns out travel publisher Travelzoo unveiled their top six deal destinations where Americans will find the strongest savings in 2017. Travelzoo® deal experts reviewed currency fluctuations, flight routes, hotel inventory and other travel data to compile the eighth annual list. The Travelzoo Wow Deal Destinations that made the list for 2017 are: Florida’s Gulf Coast New Zealand Paris Peru United Kingdom Washington, D.C. “As we unveil our Wow…

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