Kimpton Goodland: The coolest hotel in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is one of my favorite beach-side towns. Only a 2 hour drive from Orange County, it’s the perfect weekend getaway. And let’s be honest…when I’m looking for a place to stay, I tend to ask myself, is it Instagram-worthy? Well, let me tell you, The Goodland hits the mark. Located 10 minutes north […]

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Caravan Outpost: a Glamping Paradise in Ojai

Andrew and I visited Ojai for the first time last week. We had both heard of Ojai but didn’t really know much about it before our visit. We were pleasantly surprised by the charming town located in the beautiful Topatopa Mountains, about 90 minutes northwest of Los Angeles. The small city has a downtown area […]

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Top 8 things to do in San Francisco

We just got back from an amazing 3 day adventure in San Francisco. Whether you like the beach or the hills, shopping or hiking, museums or nightclubs, this vibrant city has it all.  With so much to see and do, I’ve rounded up my recommendations for what are a must! Ride a cable car For […]

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Catalina Island: The Perfect Day Trip

Have you heard of the wicked bug that’s going around? The symptoms are severe and it’s highly contagious. Yep, I’m talking about the travel bug ☺. Andrew and I were hit bad last week. Since we didn’t have any big trips planned, we figured the next best thing would be a fun day trip. Located […]

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The SummerWood Inn – Wine & Romance in Paso Robles

If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, then you know that Andrew and I are huge wine lovers. So when it came to deciding where we should go for a romantic weekend getaway, Paso Robles was a no-brainer. Nestled halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco in the Salinas River Valley, Paso […]

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Our Beachside Staycation at Paséa Hotel & Spa

Andrew and I are fortunate to live in such a beautiful place, but with busy schedules, we often don’t take the time to really enjoy it. We decided to leave our daily routines and stress behind and visit Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach for a mini staycation. Although we were only 5 minutes from […]

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Peltzer Winery – The Gem of Temecula Valley

When you think of wine country, Southern California probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. However over the last decade, Temecula Valley has blossomed into a thriving wine scene, complete with resorts, trendy restaurants, and over 35 wineries. Only an hour drive from San Diego and Orange County, Temecula Valley has become a […]

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