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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00February 19th, 2018|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Why I Travel Alone

Over the past few years, many of you have read about my amazing, adventurous travels. I've seen the greenest of pastures and the tallest of mountains, but many readers, friends and family have noticed one tiny detail: I'm doing it all by myself. "Do you have a mystery boyfriend we don't know about?" "Why do [...]

By |2017-12-02T17:47:24+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Arizona/Utah/Nevada Bus Tour Vacation

I have been dying to see Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks but I didn't want to drive (I get tired easily if I drive too long), so back in August, I booked a bus tour through Tours 4 Fun for $439 for 4 days, which also included hotels! The company also had 4/5 star [...]

By |2017-10-08T21:10:18+00:00October 8th, 2017|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Week Trip to Vancouver

My birthday falls the week of July 4. I decided 3 years ago that I would always take the whole week off and travel every year for my birthday. In 2014 it was New York City, 2015 it was Big Sur/Monterey/Santa Cruz, last year I stayed in town because I went to Ireland and Scotland [...]

By |2017-07-09T13:46:01+00:00July 9th, 2017|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Weekend Getaway: Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake

Over the long Memorial Weekend, I decided to head east to Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains. Originally I was going to go to Portland, but with the Memorial Weekend travel prices being so high, I decided to stay local. I am also going somewhere extra special for my birthday [...]

By |2017-05-30T19:57:27+00:00May 29th, 2017|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Weekend Getaway: Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks

Over the weekend, I finally went to Yosemite National Park and Sequoia National Park. I have been wanting to visit these national parks since I first moved to California. I cannot say enough about how gorgeous the scenery is. Even though I am blogging about how beautiful it is, the pictures do not do it justice, these [...]

By |2017-05-08T19:16:28+00:00May 8th, 2017|Archive, California Dreamin', Home, Travel|0 Comments

Day Trip to Palm Springs

I haven't been to Palm Springs since the fall of 2010 and I was dying to get back, so I decided to jump in my car and head east for the day last Saturday. From LA, it's about 2 hours east. I love Palm Springs for the colors, unique desert location and the relaxed environment that it [...]

By |2017-04-02T22:25:28+00:00April 2nd, 2017|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments