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San Francisco

San Francisco was my home for 6 years, and I still go back at least once a month to see my family and friends. The city is so lively with young entrepreneurs, tech start-ups, great restaurants, wine bars, and boutiques. I love the city…

February 25, 2019

5 items I always pack

Kopari Coconut Melt: With winter on its way, my skin has been feeling more dry and my mini coconut melt has saved me! A little bit goes a long way and leaves my skin feeling hydrated, refreshed and glowing. I always use it before…

October 17, 2018

Croatia

Croatia is located on the beautiful Adriatic coast. It gives travelers a chance to see sparkling coastline and urban cities including Dubrovnik where Game of Thrones is filmed. I went with a few girlfriends and stayed in Split, Hvar then Dubrovnik.   Split We…

August 29, 2018

Santorini

When you’re thinking of going to Greece, you probably are imagining the breathtaking photos of Santorini. White boutique hotels and houses set along the caldera-edge clifftops, blue rooftops and a backdrop of the dazzling Aegean Sea. It’s a place that simply takes your breath…

August 10, 2018

Mykonos

Mykonos is THE hot spot right now! It’s a combination of luxury, elegance and of course, partying. I’d say it’s a mix between St. Tropez and Ibiza. The beautiful white boutique hotels meet the bluest blues of the Aegean Sea giving it a backdrop…

August 8, 2018

NYC

The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps – New York City has something for every traveler. It has art galleries, museums to some of the world’s best restaurants and bars. New York is so vibrant, charming, and predictably unpredictable! Below are some of…

June 5, 2018

Maui

I just got back from another fabulous trip to Maui! I have to say it is one of my favorite places on earth. You can’t help but walk around with a smile on your face at all times. I know I had written up…

May 16, 2018

Gift ideas for moms who love to travel!

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! This is the time to show your mom how appreciative you are of her and everything she’s done for you and your family. It’s a day to shower her with love, appreciation and of course, P R…

May 1, 2018

TUMI SALE

TUMI is having a huge sale and I couldn’t be more excited. They are one of my favorite luggage brands because not only are they beautifully designed they’re also durable and easy to maneuver around. I have selected some of my favorites that are up…

April 30, 2018

Self-tanning tips for your vacation!

I don’t know about you but a nice tan instantly makes me feel good. I feel skinnier, glowing and my clothes & makeup just look better. That’s why before any vacation where I’m going to be wearing a swimsuit I make sure to get…

April 24, 2018

Find your perfect dress

Spring is here and it’s time to bring out my favorites – DRESSES! Not only do I love the way they look but they’re also so easy to pack. All you have to do is roll them up and most of the time they’re…

April 4, 2018

Aspen Guide

To Ski or Aprés Ski? I have completely fallen in love with Aspen! It’s the most charming town with cobblestone streets lined with twinkle lights and a backdrop of the mountains. The restaurants, shops, bars and hotels are some of the best. It’s a…

March 19, 2018

Carry-on travel essentials

Sometimes packing for a trip can be daunting and tedious, especially when you want to only pack a carry-on! I’m one of those that will try to hardly check my bag because once I get to my destination I’m too excited to go explore…

March 5, 2018

Travel Skincare Tips

If you spend a lot of time on an airplane you know the feeling of that tight, dry skin once you land. It’s the worst! Good thing is I have some tips on how to keep your skin feeling hydrated at 30,000 feet so…

February 19, 2018

Punta Mita, Mexico

Hola Amigas! I can’t get enough of Mexico – it’s one of my favorite places to travel. Mexico has so many different beautiful cities – each with their own culture and vibe. Punta Mita is a gated community with luxury resorts, villas, golf courses…

January 29, 2018

Napa

Is it Wine O’Clock yet? In Napa it always is and that’s why I love it 🙂 There’s more than 400 wineries in Napa and it’s known for the best Cabernet Sauvignon! There’s so many great wineries, restaurants, luxury hotels, shopping, the list goes…

January 28, 2018

Bora Bora

Bora Bora is a place most people dream about going to! The over-water bungalows & crystal clear water draw people in from all over the world. It’s the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion! The majority of people here are honeymooners but there…

January 26, 2018

Costa Rica

Pura Vida indeed! Costa Rica is perfect for couples, families, adventure seekers, honeymooners, really basically anyone. It has a place for everyone. The country has so many attractions – majestic volcanoes, rainforests, stunning river valleys, and beaches along the Pacific and Caribbean coasts.  …

January 26, 2018

Hawaii

Hawaii is one of my favorite places. I used to go with my family every year over our holiday break. It’s a perfect place to go with family, group of friends or with a significant other. You can really make the trip into whatever…

January 19, 2018

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a very special places to me. The weather is always perfect, there’s something for everyone and always something going on!   STAY// The Beverly Hills Hotel The Waldorf Astoria, Beverly Hills The Beverly Wilshire, Four Seasons Peninsula, Beverly Hills The Viceroy,…

December 25, 2017

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is one of my all-time favorite places! The streets are lined with designer boutiques, delicious food and wine tasting rooms, and a waterfront filled with sailboats, kayaks, and stand-up paddle-boarders. If you want to feel like you’re in Europe but really only…

October 14, 2016