Daydreaming about where to stay in Cabo San Lucas

Funny story: today I was using the Southwest Destination Finder to look up how far my Rapid Rewards miles would get me, and thinking about getting my pale booty down to Cabo San Lucas this summer. I’d abandoned my search to do some housework when my friend texted me, asking for recommendations on where to stay in Cabo. Coincidence! Naturally I spent the next hour … Continue reading Daydreaming about where to stay in Cabo San Lucas

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San Miguel de Allende in One Day

You may have already heard of San Miguel de Allende; it is one of the most picturesque towns I have ever visited. I felt like I was in a movie, walking down tight streets in between colorful houses with overflowing gardens, and peeking into restaurants where locals shared a cup of coffee and gossiped. It seemed like every time I turned a corner, I encountered … Continue reading San Miguel de Allende in One Day

Guanajuato Mine Tour Options

Historically, mining has been one of the biggest economic contributors to Guanajuato, Mexico. The effect that mining has had on the city can be seen from the fine silver shops found near the Callejon del Beso, to the distinctive tunnels that route traffic off of the main roads and create a pedestrian friendly hamlet. The same technology used to bore mine shafts into the earth created the … Continue reading Guanajuato Mine Tour Options

Tijuana brands for Instagram Eye Candy

If you’re like me, you use different social media channels for different reasons. Facebook is for close friends, Twitter is for news and comedy, and Instagram is eye candy. Of course, I use instagram to find cool stuff in new cities but when a shop/restaurant has an awesome feed I add them to my normal rotation. Here are 5 brands you should follow immediately: 1. … Continue reading Tijuana brands for Instagram Eye Candy

How I use Bloglovin’ to follow my favorite blogs

Earlier this week, I got back from 5 days in Kansas and when I opened up my laptop my inbox was out. of. control. How dare the world keep moving along while I took time to unplug? Indeed the world moved right along and now here we are at Friday. As I was pondering the way that information surges past us all the time, it … Continue reading How I use Bloglovin’ to follow my favorite blogs

Modern Times in Portland: The Belmont Fermentorium

San Diego, as you may know, is one of the country’s top beer towns. Portland is also in this illustrious category as it has the most craft breweries within its city limits. Last month when we were visiting some of our friends who’d just moved from San Diego, they were overjoyed to share with us the newest outpost of San Diego’s beloved Modern Times in … Continue reading Modern Times in Portland: The Belmont Fermentorium

Powell’s City of Books in Portland, Oregon

There’s a place in Portland that, when mentioned, will light up even the most jaded person’s eyes. That place is Powell’s City of Books. What I mean when I introduce it this way is that, a lot of times, you go somewhere and the locals roll their eyes at your plans as “so touristy.” Or, you come back from a trip and people ask what … Continue reading Powell’s City of Books in Portland, Oregon

StayPineapple at Hotel Rose Review

Approaching Hotel Rose, you know you are getting into something special. The exterior is fresh and exciting, and the neon “Hotel Rose” sign by the lobby door sets the stage for a quirky, fresh experience. Each interaction with the front desk (check in, questions, check out) was met with cheerful professionalism. Read on of a full Staypineapple at Hotel Rose review. Location The location was … Continue reading StayPineapple at Hotel Rose Review

Fill a Weekend in Portland OR

Portland is a nice-sized city, perfect for a weekend getaway. I have been to Portland just four times, but I feel good about recommending things to do, where to eat, and places to stay. Simply put, every time I go to Portland I have an incredible time… so if you follow my lead, you will too. Read on to find ways to spend your weekend in Portland. What … Continue reading Fill a Weekend in Portland OR

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Product Review: Calpak Davis

Christmas seems like it was ages and ages ago—and it was! I have been impatiently waiting for a reason to use the suitcase my parents gave me back in December. Finally, finally, my husband and I booked a weekend trip to Portland and I got to take my new hard shell spinning suitcase on its inaugural journey! I’d like to share my CALPAK luggage review with you … Continue reading Product Review: Calpak Davis