An unforgettable lunch and view at Ventana Big Sur, a Glampsite in California

Big Sur is more of a region than a town or city, it includes approximately 90 miles of coastline from Carmel-by-the-Sea down to San Simeon and extends 20 miles inland to the Santa Lucia Mountain Range. The region is known for its stunning coastline, charming towns, its redwood forests and Read More …

American Riviera Getaway : A Family Weekend in Santa Barbara, California

We spent a family weekend in the American Riviera at Santa Barbara California – enjoying a few leisurely days of the soothing California Sun, cloud-covered mountain views, sparkling Pacific shorelines, Spanish architecture, exotic gardens, and farm-fresh food & local wine.  We spent most of our time at the resort at Rosewood Read More …

Short and Easy hikes in US National Parks

From seeing glaciers to geysers to swimming in turquoise water and seeing wildlife there is plenty of easy adventures to be had in our Nation’s 61 National Parks.  While we haven’t been to many of them, I asked some of my travel-loving friends what their family-friendly adventures (short, easy hikes) were Read More …

Sedona : 3 Easy Vortex Hikes that should be on your list

Whether you believe in sacred vortexes and spiritual energies or not Sedona is the perfect respite from bustling city life and a beautiful destination for a family getaway. After a few days of checking out Spring training baseball games in the Phoenix area, we headed to Sedona to slow down Read More …

Make Summer Memories on the Florida Riviera at Fontainebleau, Miami Beach

Who doesn’t like going to Miami, with its beautiful beaches and beautiful people?  With a lineup of amazing eats in South beach or little Havana to the vibrant nightlife – it is a tropical paradise right here on the mainland.  It is a great stopover if you are heading to the Caribbean or on Read More …

Carmel by the Sea : A weekend in the charming California town

Carmel by the Sea is probably the most charming little coastal town in California.  Tucked away in California’s Monterey Peninsula it has fairytale cottages, quaint shops, art galleries and a pretty sliver of sandy beach. You will find the historic Carmel Mission museums and library here and if you go a little Read More …

Hearting Our Art at The Blackstone, Hotel in Chicago

Checking out the Art and Architecture in Chicago has been in my travel wishlist for quite sometime.  Now that Sneha (can’t call her teen anymore! the girl just turned 20 this month) has taken a keen interest in creative studies – while pursing a major in Genetics at the University! Read More …

Family Weekend Getaway Ideas in some of the Best US Cities

With kids in school and balancing all their activities, it is not always easy to getaway for long trips but that does not mean you can’t take a break from routine and go on a little holiday.  With direct flights and access to loads of kid friendly activities – there Read More …

A Staycation exploring fun things to do in Frisco Texas

Thanks to the boys baseball schedule we had to stay home this Spring break, no trips to exotic beach destinations not even driving trips to the the hill country which has been the norm for us all these years.  But between all those games practices and tournaments we managed to Read More …

Glamping at Beavers Bend State Park, Oklahoma

The idea of roughing it or parting with the creature comforts like a comfy bed doesn’t really appeal to my brood, so when we go camping we opt for a luxurious cabin instead. Being only 3 hours away from Dallas, Beavers Bend State Park is the perfect Fall or Spring Read More …