Lifestyle: What Your Body Is Telling You

Breakfast is to be eaten in a relaxed state of being – suggests this plan I am trying out recently to ward off some health issues that have popped up recently.  But I wonder how that is possible when there are a million and one things in life that keep us from being less uptight […]

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Travel: Beaches in Croatia

I have done a lot of travel in my life, but never to Croatia and since recently I am searching for a less stressful travel – less sightseeing and more beach time, so I have pinned Croatia to be the next R&R destination:

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Travel: Travel West, You Might Just Love It

When travelling through Europe, I often strike up a conversation with others either on the trains, or in restaurants, I want to know where people are from and where it is they have traveled. The interesting part of all this, is that the moment someone finds out I am from San Francisco, they tend to […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – The Williamsburg Hotel – New York

I am not a fan of standard hotels – which mostly cater to business travelers.  I prefer unique, artsy, small properties with a character bigger than the square feet of the lobby.  And I always start with the bathroom decor, and work my way to the room and views.  So, I think The Williamsburg Hotel […]

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A Novel Giveaway Inspired by Roman Decor

I watched a foreign film a few weeks ago on Amazon Prime, where I was completely immersed in the style of foreign film making and story telling, as well as where it was filmed (Roma).  But, nothing captivated me more than the apartment the main character, Claudio (played by Raoul Bova)  lived in – near […]

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Travel: Romantic Destinations in The U.S.

In line with this week’s theme – oh you know – Valentine’s Day, I wanted to share the most romantic places to visit in the U.S.  – although these places are something to experience whenever you embark on a romantic long-weekend getaway (for the locals) or for those coming from abroad, and want a bit […]

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Decor: English Cottage Right About Now

Seeing gray every waking hour is not a good thing – referring to the dense fog and gloom cloaking all of San Francisco from mid-June to mid or late September. I keep forgetting how the dreary atmosphere can play up on my moods. You know, feeling sluggish, uninspired, questioning life, my existence. I normally put […]

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Travel: Need To Know Before You Go

This post was originally intended for first time travelers to the following handful of destinations – But I realized as I was gathering up the material from here, that, even the seasoned traveler should skim through the need to know before you go  virtual tour(s) – click on photo: {featured image source}

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Travel: August 2018 Travel Destinations

I can wean myself off of anything, except Travel. And although I just got back from two weeks exploring different parts of England, I am ready to plan another getaway in a few months and this list has me thinking about the destination. The funny thing is, while I was at a happy hour get-together […]

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Travel: Planning Stages Have Begun

This morning alone I noticed so many of my friends, and those in the same blogging world have planned a trip to Paris – a girls getaway is the theme of their travel. Which got me in the mood to begin my planning. I am aiming for late May-early June this year and hope I […]

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