• Plan the Perfect Brazil Vacation with this Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

    My family went on the perfect Brazil vacation after landing cheap flights to Brazil. And unlike when my parents visited in 2017 the process was smooth thanks to the changes to the Brazil visa for US citizens. Here is our Rio de Janeiro itinerary to help you plan your own perfect Brazil vacation. The Best… [Continue Reading]

    Plan the Perfect Brazil Vacation with this Rio de Janeiro Itinerary
  • Pedra do Telegrafo: A Must Hike in Rio de Janeiro

    This blog post is in partnership with Backcountry.com. All opinions are my own and true! When planning our Rio de Janeiro vacation visiting Pedra do Telegrafo was a must. We’d seen photos of the optical illusion photos of people “cliff hanging” all over Instagram and wanted the same. We knew it was in Rio but… [Continue Reading]

    Pedra do Telegrafo: A Must Hike in Rio de Janeiro
  • You Must Try These Best Restaurants in Rio

    On our recent Rio de Janeiro vacation we were blessed to eat at some of the best restaurants in Rio. I know how disappointing it can be to spend your money on a meal that isn’t good. It’s also hard sometimes to find good food when you aren’t used to the area and there are… [Continue Reading]

    You Must Try These Best Restaurants in Rio
  • Your Guide to Planning a Santa Barbara Vacation

    My husband and I had an amazing time on our Santa Barbara vacation. While we used to live in Oakland and have visited Lake Tahoe, San Diego and LA we weren’t familiar with Santa Barbara. We had no idea the city had so many things to offer but are happy we got to find out.… [Continue Reading]

    Your Guide to Planning a Santa Barbara Vacation
  • Crush Wine Tasting in the Santa Barbara Funk Zone

    My husband and I recently enjoyed an amazing 3 days in Santa Barbara where we stayed at the Ritz Carlton Bacara. I’d gladly argue Santa Barbara is the Napa of Southern California with all the wine tasting that can be done. We spent our entire first day wine tasting in and around the Santa Barbara… [Continue Reading]

    Crush Wine Tasting in the Santa Barbara Funk Zone