An Evening at Madrona Manor in Healdsburg, CA

An Evening at Madrona Manor in Healdsburg, CA

  During our California trip, we had the pleasure of not one, but two, tasting menu dinners. I already mentioned the first in my San…

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Travel Guide: 3 Days in San Francisco

Travel Guide: 3 Days in San Francisco

  As I mentioned before, I often felt like I was the last person to visit California – so this trip to San Francisco was…

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5 Tips for Planning a Trip to a Country You’ve Never Visited

5 Tips for Planning a Trip to a Country You’ve Never Visited

  Typically, I write about easy getaways from DC. That’s my niche. Quick flights or road trips that clock in around 4 hours or less.…

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24 Hours in San Francisco at the Clift Royal Sonesta

24 Hours in San Francisco at the Clift Royal Sonesta

My first trip out to California was a long time in the making. For years, it felt like I was the last person left who…

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Travel Guide: A Foodie’s Guide to a Weekend in Healdsburg

Travel Guide: A Foodie’s Guide to a Weekend in Healdsburg

Fact: We did not have a bad meal while in Healdsburg. Honestly, I’m not sure we had a bad meal in Healdsburg. I mean, any…

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How I Packed for 12 Days in California

How I Packed for 12 Days in California

  I’m a notorious over-packer. I love to have that back-up outfit, or three, and I’m absolutely guilty of bringing that statement jacket that I…

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Travel Guide: 48 Hours of Wine Tasting in Sonoma

Travel Guide: 48 Hours of Wine Tasting in Sonoma

I’ve been wine tasting many, many times. In Virginia, in Maryland, even in Texas. I thought their wine was wonderful – and I still do!…

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A Getaway at the Haydon Street Inn in Healdsburg

A Getaway at the Haydon Street Inn in Healdsburg

  Today we’re diving in to the first of my Healdsburg, California posts. When all is said and done, I’ll have 5 posts for you…

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Travel Guide: 4 Days at Lake Tahoe

Travel Guide: 4 Days at Lake Tahoe

  Y’all, these pictures from Tahoe. I knew that I wouldn’t be able to completely do the massive beauty of the lake and the mountains…

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Travel Guide: A Weekend in Key West, Florida

Travel Guide: A Weekend in Key West, Florida

Earlier this summer, I headed down to Key West, Florida for a friend’s wedding and, of course, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to pull…

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