Best Wine Tasting Spots in Napa Valley – September 2017

Planning a quick getaway from the city with your girlfriends? Well, Napa is always a good idea! Here are a few of my favorite wineries for casual tastings, approachable bites, and beautiful backdrops perfect for taking photos! These wineries are great for small to medium-sized groups! 1. Castello Di Amorosa  A 13th Century inspired Tuscan Castle…

Where to Stay in Napa Valley :: Mount View Boutique Hotel

Happy first day of Summer! Last week, I treated my sister to a wine country road trip for some much-needed rest and relaxation. The drive from San Francisco to Napa is always a treat with the rolling hills covered in vines. Hotel: We first checked into our Artistry Cottage at the Mount View Hotel in…

Hotel Belmar :: The Most Eco-Friendly Stay in Monteverde, Costa Rica

Craving a tropical getaway this Spring or Summer? Add Costa Rica to your next travel destination! My sister and I packed our bags and left California last Fall. We took a little jeep from La Fortuna, Costa Rica to the town of Monteverde. In this area, you will find the infamous Cloud Forest Reserve with suspended bridges…

Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift Idea for Him with Cloud 9 Living

With Valentine’s Day being less than a month away, I want to share an amazing gift that you can give to your significant other. I surprised my boyfriend with a Learn to Fly Bay Tour from Cloud 9 Living, a private plane lesson from San Jose to San Francisco with a FAA licensed private instructor….

Nayara Springs :: The Most Romantic Stay in Costa Rica

In the beginning of October, I booked a last-minute get away to Costa Rica with my sister to celebrate her birthday. My sister has an affinity for tropical destinations, wild life, and has a thirst for adventure. Costa Rica seemed like the perfect place for a tropical getaway, to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature (something I…

The Most Romantic Stay in Paris :: La Clef Louvre

Wandering the streets of Paris in a romantic ball gown, with a bunch of roses in hand, and wearing quite possibly the biggest grin on my face. Let me explain. I discovered the BEST time to shoot at the infamous Louvre without other spectators gawking or tourists walking into my oh so glamorous shot. This was…

Napa Valley Wine Country :: Travel Guide

One of the perks of living in San Francisco is the short drive to wine country. I took a road trip with Kelly (@Asideofsweet) in our cute Fiat for a girl’s get-away weekend in Napa Valley. Here’s a 48 hour travel guide to my favorite wineries and restaurants to grab a bite between each tasting, and where to…

Hotel La Lanterne :: Where to Stay in Paris

Oh the city of love, how I’ve always dreamed of visiting.. now I’m finally here! I took a late afternoon flight from London to Paris which I regret now. I realized that it would have been much cheaper and economical to take the Eurostar! Trains can go as cheap as $29 one way and I paid…

Top 11 Places to Visit in London :: Travel Guide

My travel guide to London: top places you must visit if you’ve never been to the city! I share my hotel, best restaurants, and attractions if you have a weekend or 48 hours in the city. This is my second post in collaboration with Virgin Atlantic, check out my blog post on the flight from San Francisco to London Heathrow….

Traveling to London from San Francisco :: Virgin Atlantic

London has always been on my bucket list of cities to visit before 25! I’m happy to partner with Virgin Atlantic to share the San Francisco to London First Class/Upper Class experience in a visual diary here on my blog. See more photos across my social media #SFOtoLHR! A chauffeur arrived at my home and whisked me away to…

Travel Guide to Oahu, Hawaii

My travel guide to Oahu, Hawaii from a bloggers perspective. Since my sister moved to the island last year, I’ve been taking notes on a few of my favorite spots. Here’s how you can make the most of your time on the island on a budget and also have an epic adventure! Special thank you…

Where to Stay in Downtown San Francisco:: Courtyard Hotel

Happy Mother’s Day! This year, I wanted to give my mom a relaxing staycation for the weekend at the Courtyard Marriott Union Square in San Francisco. The hotel is conveniently located a few blocks from Union Square in the Lower Nob Hill neighborhood. Our room was located on the 15th floor with a breathtaking city view! The room…