Weekend Trip to Calgary and Banff

Time for my annual quick fall getaway trip! This time I decided to travel to Calgary, Canada. Why Calgary you ask? Just west of it is the home of Banff National Park, Canada's oldest (and prettiest I might add) park in the country. It also has gorgeous views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, glaciers and [...]

By |2019-10-16T20:26:15-07:00October 15th, 2019|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Tips For Traveling Solo

In my last post from a couple years ago, I discussed "Why I Travel Alone" and the Pros and Cons that come with it. I constantly get asked what my tips are when I travel solo or get astonished reactions when I tell people I do travel solo. YOLO people, YOLO. Plus I'm single, so [...]

By |2019-08-20T18:54:24-07:00August 20th, 2019|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Birthday Getaway: London and Paris

Hello to 39! I decided to celebrate my birthday in 2 cities that I have been dying to see my whole life: London and Paris! This trip has been my ultimate dream since I was a kid, but boy, I am so happy I booked this trip months in advance. You guys have no idea [...]

By |2019-07-17T18:12:09-07:00July 9th, 2019|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Weekend Getaway: Trip to Sacramento and Napa

For a quick President's Day Weekend getaway, I decided to head up to our state's capitol, Sacramento, and the Napa Valley wine region! Both have been on my bucket list for quite some time. It was a power trip, but I got a lot of tourist spots in that short amount of time. The cost breakdown: [...]

By |2019-02-19T20:43:52-08:00February 19th, 2019|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Weekend Getaway: Trip to Portland

I had to use an free airline ticket before the end of the year. Since I had a long Veterans Day Weekend because I work in the government full time, I decided to take a trip to a place that I have been wanting to visit since I moved to the western part of the [...]

By |2018-11-14T19:28:11-08:00November 14th, 2018|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Labor Day Weekend Getaway: Paso Robles and San Francisco

For Labor Day Weekend, I decided to go back to a couple familiar places and explore them all over again: Paso Robles and San Francisco. Plus, I wanted a very affordable and cheap getaway and this fit the bill just fine. The last time I was in Paso Robles was for my 32nd birthday in [...]

By |2018-09-03T10:29:54-07:00September 3rd, 2018|Archive, California Dreamin', Home, Travel|0 Comments

A Week in Iceland

For my 38th birthday this year, I decided to go back to Europe to a magical and picturesque place called Iceland. To be honest, Iceland was never on my bucket list to visit. One of the reasons I booked this trip was because I was dying to get back to Europe and was searching for [...]

By |2018-07-20T22:49:28-07:00July 8th, 2018|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

My Two Personal Goals: Retirement and Traveling

In weeks past, I have gotten emails from a few readers asking me how I manage to travel all the time yet live in the Greater Los Angeles area (summed up) and if I'm in debt, broke, I spend too much, etc... etc...Basically, how am I making this work? Coincidentally, my friend Rosy asked me [...]

By |2018-06-29T09:21:12-07:00June 28th, 2018|Archive, Home, Lifestyle, Survival Tips, Travel|0 Comments

Memorial Weekend Getaway: Reno and Lake Tahoe

After years of saying I am going to visit this place, I finally made my way to Lake Tahoe for a long Memorial Day Weekend. I had heard of how crystal clear the lake is and just the peace and serenity of the whole place. With my life being busy, I needed that kind of atmosphere! [...]

By |2018-05-28T09:11:05-07:00May 27th, 2018|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Trip to Kauai

Everywhere news outlet I read in the past year said that Kauai, Hawaii is the must see island to visit, so I decided to travel to it and see what all the hype was about! This is my second Hawaiian island that I visited, the first being Maui in 2014. You'll actually read at times [...]

By |2018-02-21T10:49:19-08:00February 19th, 2018|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments