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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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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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Weekend Getaway: 10 Things To Do During My New Orleans Visit

February 25, 2015

If you could only spend four days in New Orleans, what would be the top things to do during your visit?  Well, I’ve been doing a little research of the beautiful city and there’s obviously no way I can do everything it has to offer.  So how do I decide between the historic French Quarter art, dining, shopping, entertainment and architectural treasures?  Without a doubt, I do plan to experience a few New Orleans traditions by stopping at Café Du Monde, and the Gumbo Shop.  No night…

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