Travel

5 Days in Newport Beach: The Pacific Riviera

We just returned from a five-day trip to the Pacific Riviera...AKA the Newport Coast in California. Honestly, I didn't want to come home! We went for a friend's wedding and extended our trip to enjoy a mini vacation. Here's where we stayed and what we did, and these...

The Sneakers I Never Travel Without

One thing we all agree on is that comfort is a must when traveling. I not only want to be comfortable when I travel, but I also want to look stylish, too! Clothing and shoe brands are making that much easier to achieve these days since comfort and style are what women...

Arizona’s Hidden Gem: A Historic, Luxury, Boutique Hotel

If Arizona’s Valley of the Sun had a secluded island, I’ve discovered it. Tucked away in affluent Paradise Valley, the Hermosa Inn is an intimate, historic, luxury, boutique hotel that feels worlds away from everything, but in reality, this hidden gem is a short drive...

Southern Caribbean Cruise Highlights and Tips

In early January, my husband and I returned from a 7-night southern Caribbean cruise on the Celebrity Summit, but the memories are still fresh in my mind. If fact, they’re almost fresher because, as we’re currently experiencing below freezing temperatures in Colorado,...

21 Reasons to go on a cruise this year

"Aruba, Jamaica, oooh I wanna take you To Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama Key Largo, Montego, baby why don't we go Down to Kokomo We'll get there fast, and then we'll take it slow, That's where we wanna go Way down to Kokomo”  ~Beach Boys Can you hear the steel...

Layover in San Juan? Here’s what to do

We recently went on a southern Caribbean cruise out of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Upon our return to San Juan, we had a few hours to burn between disembarking the ship and heading to the airport. If you have an upcoming cruise with a short layover in San Juan, here's how...

Cruise Outfits: What to Wear on a Cruise

Picture yourself sailing the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, island hopping in Greece, or cruising the Mediterranean Sea. Now stop for a second! What are you wearing in your picture? Friends and family, or even the world, will be following your adventures on social...