It’s so close, yet you feel as though you have traveled a world away. That’s the magic of Big Sur. Spend three hours behind the wheel, past strawberry fields and signs touting the artichoke capital of the world, and this stunning stretch of coastline awaits. With jagged ocean cliffs, mountains that plunge down into water every shade of blue, and towering groves of redwoods, Big … Continue reading Pretty Places Friday – Basking in Big Sur
Carneros Resort and Spa is surrounded by vineyards and meadows, but still conveniently located just off Highway 121 in Napa. The property is just a touch more than five miles (eight kilometres) from downtown Napa, where restaurants, shops, art galleries, and close to two dozen wine tasting rooms are waiting. A star-studded list of wineries are within easy driving distance. Read more HERE.Continue reading “Pretty Places Friday – Carneros Resort and Spa Napa”
It’s easy to build a Japan-inspired weekend getaway in Wine Country if you know where to go. Read more HERE. Continue reading Pretty Places Friday
Madrid, like most of Spain, comes alive at night. It’s when the locals come out to play, and it’s not uncommon to see a family with young children headed to dinner at 10p.m. With full stomachs we made our way to Puerto del Sol. Madrid’s central square, Puerto del Sol provides the young and old with hours of entertainment. Read about it all HERE.Continue reading “Throw Back Thursday – Madrid with Kids”
For centuries, Augustinian sisters have called the historic site home, but facing declining numbers, the monastery was restored and adapted to offer hotel accommodations, opening its doors to guests in August 2015.
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We’re eating breakfast at a table topped with white linen, overlooking 3,200 acres of Ecuador’s Choco-Andean cloud forest. A colorful Choco toucan chirps in a nearby tree. “Nothing is impossible,” says our guide, Anderson, and I am inclined to believe him. Read more HERE.Continue reading “Travel Tuesday – Ecuadorian Rainforest”
Google Android Lawn Statues 1981 Landings Dr, Mountain View, CA 94043 The NASA Gift Shop in Silicon Valley Moffett Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043 Camino Brewing 718 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 9511 . The Camino Brewing Story HERE. Continue reading Photo Trip to San Francisco Bay Area – Silicon Valley
This remarkable hotel – explora Valle Sagrado with unending views is located in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Unlike other hotels, the goal is getting guests off of the property, and exploring the area. See the full review HERE.
Australia is one of my favorite places to travel. It’s one of those places that I could actually see myself living. I’ve been lucky enough to visit three times, and during my last trip I found yet another city to love – Melbourne.