Boutique Hotel Pick – The Hoxton Paris, France

Paris is always a good idea – no matter the season and with it, the collection of the most beautiful boutique hotels will sure make your trip the most memorable. The Hoxton is one I’ve fallen in love with from decor to the simple elegance of eclectic style. The accommodations I recommend  for first timers […]

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Travel: About Los Angeles, CA

Although this articles asks the question – which L.A. neighborhood fits your personality best – I decided to consider the topic a touristy adventure instead. You see all my life, I’ve aimed to live in this interesting city – because I wanted to get into the movie making business or something close to it – […]

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All I Can Think About This Wednesday

Some R&R anywhere, any resort, any pool – with a stack of paperback novels, an amazing playlist, and minimal conversation: {Photo source here, here, here, here, featured image}

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Travel: All About The Canary Islands, Spain

Right about now, while freezing in San Francisco, I crave tropical. And naturally begin  my typical research for somewhere to escape. Recently, well, maybe a month or so ago, I saw a film   on Netflix that was not only entertaining and funny, but it was  filmed in the Canary Islands.  Somewhere I’d never been […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – Belmond Hotel Splendido – Portofino, Italy

A decade ago my hubs and I embarked on a trip to Italy. One town in particular was to Genoa in hopes of finding Portofino. Instead we stumbled upon Rapallo and all other small beach towns in the area. Which wasn’t a bad thing, but I was sad that I didn’t see this beautiful waterfront […]

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Travel: Picturesque Small Towns In Italy

My mother gives me a look every time I tell her I am going to Italy. She thinks I’ve explored the country way too much, not realizing that there is more, much more to this wonderful destination. And to prove it, I have listed some of the smaller towns I plan to explore the second […]

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This Morning’s Focus…Italy

The city (San Francisco) is not the place to be in the summer months if you are a sun worshiper, and the fact the fog is holding steady at bay, and the weather is unpleasantly windy and cold – all of it is enough for me to shift my visual focus – to simply Italy: […]

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