Vino and Mendocino

Shortly after rupturing my Achilles and having surgery last month, Mo and I decided to post-pone our trip to Australia. We were bummed out about that, so we decided we would take advantage of having a long weekend and plan a relaxing getaway.  After considering a few options, we decided on Mendocino, a small town […]

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Turning 27 in Yosemite

This time of year is all about the holidays and traveling for Thanksgiving and Christmas. As you start thinking past winter and onto spring trips, I want you to keep this post in mind, especially since you’ll want to book accommodations in advance! Spring is a great time to go to Yosemite – the waterfalls […]

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Girl’s Weekend in Austin

A deferred race entry, cancelled flight, unusually rainy weather, and a big loss for the Brewers… this trip was a perfect example of how you have a choice to make when things go wrong. You can either complain about it and focus on the negative or make the most of your situation. Despite all the […]

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SoCal Travel Guide

I am writing this while sipping on an almond milk flat white at the Aussie-owned cafe, The Aussie Bean. I will unashamedly admit that this is my second time here in three days. Even though the coffee is great, Santa Barbara and Anaheim have a lot more to offer than just great coffee! I flew […]

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You Had Me at Aloha

Mo and I may be back from our five day getaway to Maui, but let me just say that I am still on that “island time.” It was our first trip to Hawaii and it won’t be our last! Living on the west coast makes the flight just a short 4-5 hours away. Before we […]

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The Road to Hana

Luckily, it wasn’t until after we did the Road to Hana that I found out this drive is also termed “The Divorce Highway…” I can see why! The Road to Hana is a long, winding road that takes gives you the full Maui experience as you drive all the way across to east side of the […]

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