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Mini Guide to Strasbourg

This year marked the first time in my life that I didn’t go home for the holidays and it was bittersweet. On the one hand, my husband and I relished the peace and tranquility of a holiday season that was largely spent just the two of us. We ate oysters, drank bottles […]

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Le Bar Kléber at the Peninsula Paris

The new Peninsula Paris hotel is located in a stunning Haussmannian building near the Arc de Triomphe with a very storied history. It opened as the Hotel Majestic in 1908, became a hospital during WWI, and hosted lavish parties attended by the likes of Pablo Picasso during the 1920’s. George […]

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Guide to Rome

I’ve been fortunate to visit Rome at many different stages in my life, first as an 18-year old fresh out of high school, then as a backpacker during college, on my honeymoon and, most recently, on a girls trip with four generations of my family. I can still vividly recall […]

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LA By Subway

Would it surprise you to learn Los Angeles actually has a clean and efficient subway system? On many of our trips to LA these days, my husband and I  ditch the car and take the train to LA instead. By making downtown our base, we’re able to take the subway everywhere we […]

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Bottlecraft Beer Shop and Tasting Room

This boutique beer shop and tasting room is a welcome addition to San Diego’s craft beer scene. Located in Little Italy, Bottlecraft sells a well selected array of beers from all over the world as well as San Diego. The rustic, industrial atmosphere is a great spot to enjoy a […]

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8 Steps for Easier Travel

1. When booking airfare, check Kayak first This travel search engine allows you to compare and contrast prices on different airlines and gives you a good idea of what you should expect to pay. After you check Kayak, check the airline websites directly. Sometimes certain flight paths don’t come up […]