California · Travel

Your ​Guide to Sequoia National Park

Your Guide to Sequoia National Park During my trip to Sequoia National Park, I visited Yosemite National Park the day before and spent the night in Fresno, California. Therefore, I was coming from Fresno the day that I visited Sequoia which was around an hour and a half drive. I will be sharing my entire… Continue reading Your ​Guide to Sequoia National Park

South Carolina · Travel

A Weekend at Sonesta Hilton Head Island Resort

A Weekend at Sonesta Hilton Head Island As a Virginian, I've spent my entire life going to the different beaching along the NC and SC coast. However, I had actually never been to Hilton Head Island before this trip. I had heard great things, and now I know why. The beach itself is gorgeous, the… Continue reading A Weekend at Sonesta Hilton Head Island Resort

California · Travel

The Ultimate Guide to Napa Valley | My Three Day Itinerary

The Ultimate Guide to Napa Valley As my blog name should portray, I am a true wine lover! Visiting Napa Valley was truly a bucket-list destination for me and I am so excited to be able to now share it with you. With over 500 wineries in the Valley, it can be difficult to narrow… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Napa Valley | My Three Day Itinerary

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

Colorado · Travel

The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs | My Itinerary & Recap

The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs: Colorado is such an iconic United States destination. There are so many thrilling reasons to visit this beautiful state; and I 100% plan on returning to visit again. In April 2019, I had the pleasure of working with Visit Colorado Springs to create a 3-day itinerary that… Continue reading The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs | My Itinerary & Recap

Caribbean · Open Letters · Other Resorts · Relationships · Travel

Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection | A View of Travel Blogging through a Mothers Eyes

Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection This blog post is a guest post written by Catherine Parker, mother of Olivia McCraw (Co-Contributor, Often Photographer, and "Travel Twin" of Wine and Weekends). Catherine was generous enough to volunteer to write a guest post about our recent family trip to Jamaica. I am honored and very impressed with… Continue reading Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection | A View of Travel Blogging through a Mothers Eyes

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

Travel · Travel Tips

Travel Packing List | My Step-by-Step Packing Strategy

Travel Packing List The first step of packing for ANY trip should include making a list. I don't care how often I travel, if I don't make a list... I will forget something. It happens every time. Sometimes, even where I make a list - I will think of something later and not add it… Continue reading Travel Packing List | My Step-by-Step Packing Strategy

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel · Travel Tips

My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean | Is it too good to be true?

My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean For my latest trip to the gorgeous island of Aruba (read more about my trip here), I used a website called Cheap Caribbean to book the entire trip. I had never used it before, and this post is in no way sponsored by them. However, I was extremely pleased with the… Continue reading My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean | Is it too good to be true?