A Year in Travel: 2014


2014 marked a fun year in the amount of traveling I was blessed to have the opportunity to do. Some were places I had been before, while some were brand new. The mix of the familiar favorites with new adventures made for a most wonderful year. Here's  a little summary of where the wind blew me in 2014... San Francisco, CA The Fairmont~Napa Valley Wine Train~Chinatown~Fisherman's Wharf~Golden Gate Bridge~Sausalito~The Trident~Robert Mondavi … [Read more...]

Who’s hanging out at the Gershwin…

A while back I shared with you mine and Darcy's whirlwind date night to New York City, where we took in the Broadway Musical, Wicked. After the show, we looked for her picture in the Gershwin Theatre. We knew it had to be there and it was! I was so excited to find one of my all time favorite performers, inspirations, and heroes on the wall at the Gershwin Theatre.Can you guess who it was we found?(drum … [Read more...]

Travel Tuesdays are here: NEW YORK CITY & The Art of the Short Trip

It is my firm opinion that traveling, whether domestic or international, whether big or little trips, or long or short trips, improves a person for the better. I know many people who don't travel because they don't have the time, feel it is "too hard" to get away and they miss out on wonderful opportunities that short trips can provide.My husband and I are the master of the short, on the fly, spur of the moment trip.One of my favorite short … [Read more...]

Travel: The Hotel Collection Properties of New York City

I am sharing with you today a collection of hotels in New York City...the Library Hotel Collection Properties...all have some fun things planned for this Valentine's Day. If you are going to be in or near NYC next weekend, these establishments are offering some unique Valentine's fare...and if this Valentine's day does not find you near NYC, then perhaps these ideas might serve as inspiration for your celebration right where you are.    … [Read more...]