New Orleans: Where to stay, what to do

New Orleans: Where to stay, what to do

New Orleans is one of those iconic U.S. cities that I forget to put on my to do list. I’ve only been a handful of times but there’s always something new to discover in this city of classic cocktails and cajun cuisine. On my last 

3 Perfect Days on Whidbey Island: Empty nest romantic getaways

3 Perfect Days on Whidbey Island: Empty nest romantic getaways

Now that the kids are out of the house, my husband and I are always looking for easy weekend escapes and

Empty Nest Travel: Elkhart Lake’s Vintage Charm

Empty Nest Travel: Elkhart Lake’s Vintage Charm

Whether you’re empty nesters celebrating your newfound freedom or someone just looking for a great destination where you can plug and while away the afternoons together, I may have found the Holy Grail in an Elkhart Lake vacation. As we drove past vast, wide open 

My Costa Mesa staycation: 8 simple tips to plan your ultimate staycation

My Costa Mesa staycation: 8 simple tips to plan your ultimate staycation

I recently enjoyed an amazing Costa Mesa staycation, making the one hour drive south of LA. I was invited by the Costa Mesa tourism folks to explore the “City of the Arts.” I wasn’t really sure what to expect, thinking it was just another suburb of 

What To Do In Nashville if You're Not a Country Music Fan

What To Do In Nashville if You're Not a Country Music Fan

Nashville is known for two things – country music and barbecue. But I am NOT a country music fan. I was a fan when I lived in Texas (it would have been quite the travesty if I had not been – there’s two things Texans 

St. Augustine Luxury Hotel: Casa Monica Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection

St. Augustine Luxury Hotel: Casa Monica Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection

As America’s oldest city filled with historic charm, St. Augustine, is known for its romantic getaways. Couples flock to the city to get married, celebrate anniversaries, and just rekindle the romance. From the quaint cobblestone streets to the charming shops and cafes to tourist attractions that