travel

Perfect Weekend Getaway: Benovia Winery

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A wine country getaway sounds good by itself, but add in a beautiful cottage set amidst rows of grapes with grassy yards, a sprawling patio, and a hot tub? I couldn’t even have imagined the beauty I was in for when checking in to the Benovia Winery Vineyard Hideaway Cottage! I mean, this is the…

Teeny Weeny Butt Bikinis

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Hawaii has a way of making you wear less swimsuit. It was there I bought my first bikini, as a 12-year-old, and I remember my mom saying “now remember, not everyone wears bikinis.” (She was wrong) (Times have changed) On my most recent sojourn to the aloha state, teeny weeny butt bikinis were all the…

Packing in Only a Backpack

On my recent eight-day trip to Scotland/Ireland, I planned on moving around a lot, so I told everyone I was only going to pack in one backpack. A hiking/skiing backpack at that, not even a backpacking backpack. I wasn’t sure I could do it despite my bravada, but when it came down to it, I…

8 Days in Scotland & Ireland

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I had a hell of a time researching spending such a short amount of time in the two countries, so I’m going to do everyone a favor and re-tell my itinerary in Scotland & Ireland, and what I wish I would have done/known. About choosing Scotland and Ireland to travel to in just 8 days:…

Wanderlust

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If you know me pretty well, you may laugh: I didn’t used to think I had wanderlust. Despite studying abroad in Madrid and transferring schools, I didn’t really realize how much I loved change and loved to travel until … I set it as a goal for the last year to travel less, to enjoy…

Celebs Just Follow Me Around …

Well, I mean … I do migrate from paradise to paradise. Who wouldn’t want to follow me? (tongue firmly in cheek, haters) From the team that brought us LA-area celeb-magnets Hooray Henry’s , SHOREbar, and Bootsy Bellows comes Bootsy Bellows Aspen! So obvious. Owned by John Terzian, owner & founder of h.wood group, and Bootsy Bellows…