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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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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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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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Visit Yosemite This Spring for Waterfalls and Wildflowers

March 25, 2016

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 this time of the year. Among these brief, but stunning attractions, are Horsetail Fall and Ribbon Fall. Yosemite’s most iconic waterfall, Yosemite Falls, whose multiple cascades can be seen from numerous places around the valley,…

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

October 15, 2015

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 a hotel that provides all our needs.  As I prepared for a trip in downtown Seattle, I came across a boutique hotel that met my business needs in many ways.  I usually stay at big…

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

October 6, 2015

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 northern Baja California, along Route 3 in the Valle de Guadalupe region, the quality of wine has grown tremendously in the past two decades. In fact, certain wineries here have teamed up with chefs and hoteliers…

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