Travel: October Destinations to Consider

My travels are often planned for late September or early October and it is often a trip to Europe somewhere, visiting family and also discovering a new destination in the same old same old. 🙂 So, in case your style of travel is early fall – consider these destinations and my top picks below. {featured […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – Paris Court – Budapest

Ah the elegance and majestic of this beautiful property compels a trip to Budapest – just to spend a week taking in the carefully planned details of this already ornate architectural masterpiece.

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Travel: Have You Been To Mallorca, Spain

I’ve been to Spain many a times but never to Mallorca, but only because of having to fly there- we decided to pass up on Mallorca – which of course was a big mistake, and proceed up north from Barcelona towards southern France . But no fretting about it – I am planning a future […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – Le Mas Des Poiriers – Avignon, France

Even at this point in life, I dream of fairy tales, not so much about a prince sweeping my off my feet and ending up living a life of a princess, but more like, a place an adult woman could escape to, and be pampered for a week or more, with pool side refills on […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Chicken Salad

The recipe is titled Crispy Buffalo Ranch Chicken salad with Goddess dressing – and being that I am a goddess 🙂 I had to see what the ingredients are all about. I do love Buffalo Ranch chicken salad to start with and order the option at any given U.S. restaurant if they are wise enough […]

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Travel: Where to Go In August

I normally travel to Europe off season or end to a season or the beginning to a season. Meaning May or Mid September through October – not so much for the great fares and hotel rates, but rather for the quiet before and after the student travelers have passed through the continent. But this list […]

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This Week We Are Focusing on All Things Positive

The fog and nasty cold is back in the city (San Francisco), and the gray skies make it difficult to get up some mornings, and get on with the day. But, I am determined to stay positive by focusing on all things colorful and to some degree breathtaking. Won’t you come along?

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Travel: Coastal Towns In Italy

You know, I think I’ll just let the photos do the talking – because if you are planning a trip to Italy in the Summer, plan with coastal towns in mind – as Rome, Florence and inner cities are always too hot and too crowded. And yes, so are the beaches, but the subtle breeze […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – La Reserve Geneva Hotel, Switzerland

I fell in love with Switzerland – two years ago, when I took a trip via train across the country for about two weeks in October. I think that was one of my favorite trips abroad. This morning as I stepped out of the commuter train; I noticed SWISS AIR ads all throughout the station […]

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Travel: For the Bucket List Traveler

I was away for a week, in case you hadn’t noticed the lack of posts. But now I am back, starting out my week with work and play or life and some blogging and cooking and sharing, hoping too keep us all on the positive. So here we go:

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