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Sawtelle Japantown is a slice of Japanese culture on the Westside of Los Angeles

Sawtelle Japantown is a slice of Japanese culture on the Westside of Los Angeles

Formerly known as Little Osaka, Sawtelle Japantown is a slice of Japanese culture on the Westside located minutes from Santa Monica. The historic neighborhood has become a foodie paradise, home to authentic Japanese restaurants, modern eateries, artisan coffee and ramen shops like the wildly popular […]

Visit Yosemite This Spring for Waterfalls and Wildflowers

Visit Yosemite This Spring for Waterfalls and Wildflowers

Yosemite Valley is experiencing one of its wettest winters in more than four years, making this spring the ideal time to visit for waterfalls and wildflowers. Make sure to swing by early in the season to see the ephemeral falls that are at their fullest […]

15 Reasons to Visit San Francisco During the Holidays

15 Reasons to Visit San Francisco During the Holidays

The Bay Bridge, delicious wine, diverse culinary and culture is what comes to mind when you think of visiting America’s top city in Northern California.  But what comes to mind when you think of San Francisco during the holidays?  Sure, there may not be snow, […]

Congrats New Orleans for Being Named the 5th Big City in the U.S.

Congrats New Orleans for Being Named the 5th Big City in the U.S.

As a big fan of New Orleans, I am so happy to hear that the domestic destination, which continues to grow, was recently named the 5th Big City in the U.S. according to Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards 2015. New Orleans was ranked among other major […]

The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa Kicks Off the Holiday Season with Festival of Lights

The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa Kicks Off the Holiday Season with Festival of Lights

Mark your holiday calendars and get ready to experience the best festival of lights in SoCal.  The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa – California’s historic AAA-Four Diamond hotel – will kick off the holiday season on November 27, 2015 with Festival of Lights – a free, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

The SLS Beverly Hills Room Service Experience

The SLS Beverly Hills Room Service Experience

SLS Beverly Hills Hotel, where everybody is treated like royalty.  I don’t think I’ve ever had a bad experience at this hotel.  It’s swanky decor, friendly staff, it’s beautiful rooftop bar and let’s not forget it’s culinary art, home of the famous The Bazaar by José […]