California · Travel

The Padre Hotel in Bakersfield CA

The Padre Hotel in Bakersfield CA The Padre Hotel, located in Bakersfield California, is one of the most beautiful and unique hotels that I have ever had the privilege of working with. There isn't much to do directly near the hotel - but considering the number of amenities that the hotel has to offer, you… Continue reading The Padre Hotel in Bakersfield CA

north carolina · Travel

The Best Restaurants in Carolina Beach

The Best Restaurants in Carolina Beach I had the pleasure of working with three outstanding restaurants in Carolina Beach recently. So I am excited to share these with you. Carolina Beach is my absolute favorite local beach. It is the perfect mixture of a small coastal area, but yet still has tons of great restaurants and… Continue reading The Best Restaurants in Carolina Beach

Travel · virginia

Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Wise County VA

Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Wise County VA Wise County VA is located in Southwestern VA (not too far from my previous projects with Bristol, Abingdon, and Marion). Within Wise County are the adorable small towns of Wise, Norton, and St. Paul. I spent the most time in St. Paul, which is… Continue reading Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Wise County VA

Travel · virginia

Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Bristol, VA

Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Bristol, VA Olivia and I absolutely fell in love with the charm of downtown Bristol VA. The town is very unique in that the main street yellow lines actually divide the town in half, where one-half of the street is in Virginia and the other half is… Continue reading Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Bristol, VA

Texas · Travel

A Weekend Getaway in Houston Texas

A Weekend Getaway in Houston Texas First and foremost, Houston is HUGE! We only had two nights in the area. So in order to maximize all that we could see, we chose to stay one night in the heart of Uptown Houston and one night on the outskirts of Houston in the Clear Lakes area.… Continue reading A Weekend Getaway in Houston Texas

Kentucky · Travel

Louisville Weekend Guide | Bed & Breakfast + Itinerary

Louisville Weekend Guide When I chose Louisville as one of my destinations, I had a lot of people ask me... why Kentucky? What is there to do there? Um, well let me be the first to tell you... TONS! I spent 3 nights exploring the Louisville area and we went non-stop the entire time. So… Continue reading Louisville Weekend Guide | Bed & Breakfast + Itinerary

Pennsylvania · Travel

Philadelphia Weekend Guide | Eat and Drink the City

Philadelphia Weekend Guide First Impressions: The city of Philadelphia truly surprised me with its hospitality, friendly environment, and trendy hot-spots. Of course, Philly still has loads to offer history lovers - but this Philadelphia Weekend Guide isn't that kind of guide. I want to emphasize how genuinely nice everyone in Philly was! We had one… Continue reading Philadelphia Weekend Guide | Eat and Drink the City

Caribbean · Other Resorts · St. Martin · Travel

Hotel L’Esplanade | An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin

Hotel L'Esplanade An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin About St. Martin: On September 6th, 2017, the island of St. Martin was changed forever. Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane, devastated the island and destroyed pretty much everything. As most Caribbean islands, the economy of St. Martin is made up of 84% tourism.… Continue reading Hotel L’Esplanade | An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation

Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation: Background of St. Martin:The island of St. Martin is owned half by the French and half by the Dutch. The airport is on the Dutch side, but a taxi ride to the French side is only around a 20 minute drive. The beauty of… Continue reading Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation

Dining Highlights · Florida · Food · Travel

Grace | Fine Dining in St. Pete Beach | A Restaurant Highlight

Grace A St. Pete Beach Restaurant Highlight I traveled to St. Pete Beach, Florida with my mom for her birthday. We had an incredible time at the local Inn on the Beach; read more about it here! During our time in St. Pete Beach, we enjoyed many local restaurants and bars; however, Grace has taken dining… Continue reading Grace | Fine Dining in St. Pete Beach | A Restaurant Highlight