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”
If you’re looking for quick getaway, think Carmel. Just a couple hours in the car from San Francisco and you can play in the sand, do some serious shopping and drink good wine. But where should you stay? Carmel is chock full of great options for every taste. Read more HERE. Continue reading Five Cool and Comfy Carmel, CA Hotels
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
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.
See the full review HERE.Continue reading “Unforgettable Hotels – Le Monastere des Augustines – Quebec”
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”
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.
Check out my KRON4 segment on Carmel-by-the-Sea. Continue reading Take a getaway to Carmel-by-the-Sea
Say the words Machu Picchu, and even folks who have never been there, seem to get taken with a sense of excitement.
There’s a wow factor. Perched between the Andes and the Amazon, it’s a beautiful setting, with, one might say, a flair for the dramatic. And from the historical perspective many agree it’s the legacy of the Inca civilization. Exploring is fun, you will no doubt run into one of the nearly 20 resident llamas that not only seem to think nothing of all the visitors, but seem to have a knack for posing in pictures with them.
It’s that time of year again. Fall is here. Kids are back in school. Not ready to say goodbye to summer?
Just visit spots where you can make a splash and feel like it’s summer all year round.