Out and About in Downtown Santa Barbara.

With no specific plans in mind, I went to downtown Santa Barbara in the morning to see what it’s all about. My handy weather app told me that the rain was suppose to come in in the next 24 hours, therefore, I took full advantage of my time outside before it started pouring. Strolling through […]

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Snapshot on Solvang, California

Over Thanksgiving, I drove up north to Santa Barbara for a weekend making brief stops through quaint small towns. Solvang was the first on my list. While it’s not my first time coming here per se, I had forgotten what this town was like until I arrived. Walking through downtown I was fascinated at the […]

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Wishing You All A Merry Christmas!

This year I’m doing something different and staying local. It feels weird because I’m usually outside the country over Christmas but, what a better time now to have this opportunity and be home for once. I’m all about Netflix, warm drinks, cozy blankets and a lot of online shopping in the next few days. Here’s […]

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The Reality of Meeting a Celebrity (video)

So, no one is ever prepared (I think) when you meet a celebrity for the first time. It just doesn’t happen. The initial greeting is always awkward because there’s nothing you can say or do that would make it less weird. Unless, you meet celebrities all the time in your line of work or you’re […]

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‘Couture Beyond’ Fashion Exhibit at the Bower’s Museum

Coming from Milan, I’d like to say I know a thing or two about luxury fashion. Definitely, I’m no fashion connoisseur, though, I found ‘Couture Beyond’ exhibit happening now in Santa Ana quite fascinating. The Bower’s Museum is an art museum located in Orange County, California. Its permanent collections highlights Native American Art, pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, […]

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A Taste of Napa Valley

Ah, Napa is gorgeous whichever way you look at it. The valley of wineries while driving through the town made me want to jump out of the car and run around the fields like a kid. Upon entering Napa, we were greeted with a slight traffic while maneuvering our way to V. Sattui Winery. I […]

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Hi-Times Wine Tastings

Two days ago, I went to a Professional Networking event for women. Normally, as an introvert I am naturally hesitant to do something social with a large group of people. Nerves usually kick in and I get that funny feeling in my belly trying to get even a word out. However, base on the last […]

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4-Day Work Event Bonanza at Loews Coronado in San Diego.

Whenever I can combine work and travel together, sign me up. This year, my work trip brought me to San Diego where I would be spending 4 days staying in at Loews Coronado Hotel and 1 day dinner on a boat. How cool is that? San Diego weather did not disappoint. The sun was as […]

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Trick or Twat

I can’t remember the last time I dressed up for Halloween. The older I get, the more I seem to cherish my time alone. Call me old folk if, you will. In contrary, this year is different. I’ve been invited to a work related Halloween party held at Orange County Mining Co. Restaurant. Word around […]

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No Pain, No Gain. Hiking the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park.

I woke up with sore legs today definitely not a good way to start the week. My painful muscles were a result from a 2-hour hike up the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park in Foothill Ranch. It was a canyon with surprisingly steep hills that clearly, challenged every bit of my leg muscles. 

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80 Degrees of Sightseeing

My 2nd day in Quebec City was oven status. It was hotter than So. Cal desert weather which, kept me heading back to my hotel room every chance I could to cool off under the a/c all throughout the day. According to the locals, I apparently came during the hottest week they’ve ever had in […]

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Stuck in Toronto, Canada.

East coast got me in a bundle. If you’ve ever tried to organize a trip to the east coast coming from California, with a stop over in Canada, on a short time frame and in the middle of summer, well, just call me crazy.

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