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Attn: SoCal Foodies! Valle Wine & Food Festival Invites You To Its First Annual Celebration

October 6, 2017

If you’re a foodie, a wine lover and enjoy traveling, you’ll be excited to learn that there will be the first wine and food event of its kind in the world’s hippest and magical travel destination, Valle de Guadalupe!  On Sunday, October 22nd, Valle Wine & Food Festival will have it’s first event that will feature more than 15​​ ​celebrity​ ​chef​ ​food​ ​stations​ ​and the top​ ​15​ ​Baja​ ​wineries, local​ ​breweries,​ ​live​ ​bands,​ ​DJs,​ ​dancing,​ ​book​ ​signings,​ ​live​ ​auction​, VIP​ ​Lounge,…

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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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5 Reasons To Visit Mexico City for Day of the Dead – Dia de los Muertos

October 11, 2016

Once again I am traveling to Mexico City, this time for pleasure.  But this won’t be an ordinary vacation, this time I visit to enjoy the beautiful Mexican culture of Dia de los Muertos, known as Day of the Dead.  Of course that would also include foodie experiences that I will capture on my next post. As I started my research for Day of the Dead celebrations and activities, I came across so many to choose from that I reached…

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

August 9, 2015

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 as I arrived to their school and home, the girls welcomed me with sincere grateful hugs and smiles.  A stranger they’ve never met could make them happy with a simple donation of pencils and binders.  That…

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Mexico Getaway: 5 Things To Do During My Mexico City Visit

April 6, 2015

I’ll be heading to Mexico City for my next business journey and as usual it will be a short trip.  This means I have to squeeze in what I can to explore the beautiful city of Mexico.  This will be my first visit and as a tourist, I do plan to do touristy things like visiting Palacio de Bellas Artes (Bellas Artes Palace), Museo Nacional de Antropología (National Museum of Anthropology) and the heart of Mexico, el Zocalo.  It’s forgivable on my…

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