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

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

California · Travel

Things to Note for Visiting Yosemite National Park

Things to Note for Visiting Yosemite National Park This blog post is going to be primarily visual - because pictures can speak of this beautiful location much better than my words ever could. I'm not a national park expert and I can't give you tons of helpful navigation tips - but I can tell you....… Continue reading Things to Note for Visiting Yosemite National Park

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 · Wineries

Charlottesville Wine Tasting Suggestions

Plan Your Tasting Weekend: Check Out These Charlottesville Tastings This Fall Wine tasting is a fun weekend date with friends year-round, but there’s something quintessential and autumnal about going to tastings in the fall. Check out some places to check out this fall and some tips for making your weekend getaway everything you imagine. Please… Continue reading Charlottesville Wine Tasting Suggestions

Travel · virginia

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

Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Madison VA I had the pleasure of traveling to Madison VA earlier in the month and let me tell you, it is a wine lovers dream! One of the great things about this Small Town Travel Series is that I've gotten to work with so many great… Continue reading Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Madison VA

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

Travel · VA Small Town Travel Series · virginia

Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Onancock, VA (Eastern Shore)

Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Onancock, VA (Eastern Shore) Onancock, VA (pronounced O-NAN-cock) is a tiny town located on Virginia's Eastern Shore. The historic, coastal small-town charm will make you fall in love instantly. As a coastal community, Onancock's wharf is the happening spot to be in town. With so many unique… Continue reading Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Onancock, VA (Eastern Shore)

Caribbean · Mexico · Other Resorts · Travel

Affordable All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun: Occidental Tucancun

Affordable All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun, Mexico: Occidental Tucancun In July, we booked a last-minute trip to Cancun, Mexico through CheapCaribbean.com. We stayed at Occidental Tucancun,  which is an affordable all-inclusive resort in Cancun. Located right beside the luxury mall, we felt very safe and even walked to the mall several times to go to a grocery… Continue reading Affordable All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun: Occidental Tucancun

Blogging · lifestyle

Blogging Series: How to Start a Blog

Blogging Series: How to Start a Blog You can read 100 different "how to start a blog" articles and still feel confused. Trust me, I remember the feeling. However, this post should get you started. And more importantly, it should get you thinking about the things that really matter when it comes to having a… Continue reading Blogging Series: How to Start a Blog