Rosewood Miramar: A Beachfront Luxury Resort in Montecito, California

Tucked away in the exclusive Montecito community in Southern California is the ultra luxury resort Rosewood Miramar Beach. The resort takes its name from its stunning location on one of the most pristine beaches in California, Miramar means “to behold the sea.” Montecito is about an hour’s drive from Los Read More …

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 …

Villon: A beautiful place to eat in San Francisco

Villon restaurant located inside the artsy and chic Proper Hotel in San Francisco serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu is inspired by San Francisco’s culinary culture and its local and seasonal ingredients.  Villon is another beautiful space created by interior designer and owner Kelly Wearstler. The name while inspired by the Read More …

A Proper Stay at the Artsy Proper Hotel San Francisco, a Review

As soon as we stepped in the lobby at the Proper Hotel in San Francisco my daughter gave me the I know why you booked this hotel look… Located in San Francisco’s Mid-Market area closer to the Tenderloin district, it is not really walking distance to my favorite areas or green Read More …

Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco: And 10 Best things to do Golden Gate City

My phone showed 6 am but I was still in Dallas time, I got up from my under the cloud-like comfy covers at Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco and glanced at my daughter who was still sleeping soundly.  Trying not to make too much noise I changed into my pants Read More …

Go for the Brunch, Stay for the Napa Valley View at Auberge du Soleil

We passed mustard blooms and rows and rows of vineyards before turning into a sunlit olive grove on the slopes of Rutherford Hill for brunch in Napa Valley at Auberge du Soleil. Auberge du Soleil, the luxury resort on the eastern verge of the Napa Valley. is home to Michelin-starred restaurant Read More …

Boon Fly Cafe: At Carneros Resort & Spa in Napa, California

Nestled among 28 acres of endless rows of vineyards, scenic apple orchards and Napa farmlands is Carneros Resort and Spa. The stylish modern cottages combine countryside charm and modern interiors and perfect for a cozy couples getaway in the wine country of Napa. Inspired by classic California farmhouses, the resort Read More …