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Dining At Pechanga Resort Casino’s Restaurants

Before choosing a hotel to stay, I look at the location, price, amenities, and reviews. When I’m staying in a hotel and don’t intend to leave the hotel until the end of my stay, the dining options become one of the most important factors for me. Before staying at Pechanga Casino Resort, I wanted to […]

My Staycation at Temecula Creek Inn

It is hard to imagine a more beautiful location for a boutique hotel. Driving down a winding road in the mountain foothills of Temecula, which are sheltered by tree canopies, you arrive at Temecula Creek Inn. Just 56 mi from San Diego, it is an ideal setting for a weekend getaway from San Diego. Ideal for […]

10 Travel Tips for Your First Visit to Milan

First Visit to Milan

I am excited to share my First Visit to Milan tips with you. This was not my first stay in Milan – just six years ago we spent five days here.  I wanted to visit some of the key attractions again, but finding sights that were less explored was also important to me.  Milan is […]

Traditional Pasta At Le Mani In Pasta

Le Mani In Pasta

Enjoy traditional Ligurian pasta like Mandilli with Genoese pesto On our last trip to Milan, we took a day trip to Genova.  Since we did not have much time there, we looked for reviews before we left.  That is how we came to learn about Le Mani In Pasta. Everybody seemed to be raving about […]

Sina The Gray: Best luxury hotel stay in Milan

If you are thinking of visiting Milan, then you must consider staying at Sina The Gray hotel. It’s located in the heart of Milan, just 100 meters from the breathtaking Duomo Cathedral. We took the metro from the airport to the Duomo. And as you ascend the steps of the metro to the Duomo square […]

Tips For A Waterfront Weekend Getaway in San Diego

waterfront weekend getaway

Ready for a waterfront weekend getaway?  Even though I live in San Diego, I love taking a staycation to enjoy everything that our city has to offer.  A staycation offers the perfect combination of relaxation, adventure, and fun, making it an excellent choice for a getaway without the hassle of travel.   STAY The Intercontinental Hotel […]

Balboa Park Museums, Sights and Attractions

Visit Balboa Park for a must-see attraction, whether you are visiting San Diego or a local.  Balboa Park was founded in 1868 and is one of the oldest public parks in the nation.  Most of the early architecture has been preserved, and today contains museums, the San Diego Zoo, natural vegetation zones, theatres, open spaces, […]

Best Things To Do In Mission Bay San Diego

Mission Bay is a hidden gem just waiting to share its natural beauty to first-time visitors. The area is a stunning waterfront paradise, with endless activities, great stores, endless restaurants, and a vibrant neighborhood energy that has visitors falling in love with the area. There are so many things to do in Mission Bay. Whether you […]

Staycation at Margaritaville San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Staycation at Margaritaville San Diego

I often daydream about a tropical getaway but don’t have enough travel time (or budget) for a fancy getaway to an exotic island. The truth is that you don’t need a passport, spend time researching flights, or have to take a week off to get a slice of paradise. This is exactly where the newly […]

Taking A Day Trip to Sintra To Explore

Pena Castle in Sintra

On our trip to Lisbon, we had Sintra placed right near the top of a list of day trips we wanted to take. That’s no surprise, as searching any list of top attractions when visiting Lisbon, you will find Sintra on the list. Sintra is just a stone’s throw away from Lisbon and has a […]