travel

Hanging at Hofsas House in Carmel-by-the-Sea

A Charming pet-friendly Hotel on the Central California Coast I always find my first impression of a hotel to be very telling. This theory was proven with my recent visit to Hofsas House in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. I hadn’t even set my suitcase down in my room when I thought: I can’t wait to come back …

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A Peek Behind the Golden Door

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting The Golden Door Resort and Spa in southern California on a press trip. You know, THAT Golden Door. The one that Hollywood elite flock to prepare for big roles or relax after them. The one that only books week-long reservations. Reservations that cost about $9000. (No, I didn’t …

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Looking for Vegas Glamour? Look no further than The Palazzo…

One of the many great things about living in Southern California is its proximity to Las Vegas. For the majority of the country, getting to Vegas is a haul. But for us? A quick flight or drive and we’re in one of the most exciting places in the US. I take advantage of this fact …

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My Iceland Adventure, Part Two: Foodie Delights and The Golden Circle

Welcome to part two of my Iceland Adventure. If you haven’t checked out part one yet, The Blue Lagoon and what to do in Reykjavik, please do! Late last year, my adventure-seeking self sought adventure. It came in the form a WOW Air jet that flew my husband and I straight from LAX to Iceland …

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My Iceland Adventure, Part One: Blue Lagoon, What to do in Reykjavik

I’m here today to tell you: you all need to go to Iceland. Go ahead, say it. “Iceland?!” It’s the same response I got multiple times when friends asked where I was going on vacation. It’s not a crazy response, as people tend to associate vacation with warm locales. But here’s the thing, I really …

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California Spa Review: Two Bunch Palms

On my honeymoon, my hubby and I drove from California to Pennsylvania and back. Our last stop, one month and 5000 miles later, was Two Bunch Palms Resort and Spa. We spent two beautiful days recovering from the road, lounging and reminiscing in its healing oasis. I swore I’d be back. Well, it took me …

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