Category: USA

36 Hours in San Francisco

Talk about a serious change of scenery.My mother harassed me all last year about a legendary family beach trip in the works. Although I’d rather spend my time sunning myself in Malta, Brazil, Barcelona or even Sweden or freezing Norfolk, when family calls, family calls- and of course, there’s actually no place like home. So I […]

LA by Car

Last week I had to go to LA for business. I really love the beach- and truly miss it since moving to Denver- and am absolutely obsessed with the mishmash of palm trees, mountains, desert and greenery that the LA area is so rife with. However, one thing I don’t love about LA is the […]

New Mexico: Day 2

While driving around New Mexico, I started thinking about how different cultures emerge often in response to the environment around them. HBL and I spent hours driving through New Mexico and Colorado, imagining what people outside of the major cities do during their days. It must be so different from the hustle and bustle I […]

New Mexico: Day 1

New Mexico is one of my favorite places on earth. I can’t really explain why. It’s colorful, expansive and truly an enigma; there are green, lush mountains, monochromatic desert, rocky cliffs, sandy beaches (seriously!) and really everything in between. If a place like this can’t capture your imagination, I don’t know what will.  I very […]

24 Hours in Vegas

Key ingredients for a smashing girls weekend in Vegas: 1) Good music 2) Cute outfits 3) Unlimited fountains of wine 4) $1.50 total in winnings from gambling 5) Heat! Since all the above items were doubly checked, I’d say my 24 hours in Vegas were jam packed with fun (and yes, excuse the rhyming, lots […]