Santorini Island Guide

Santorini Island Guide

Santorini remains an incredibly popular vacation destination, and for good reason—breathtaking sights, fantastic weather, lots of history, and amazing food. It was one of the many stops on our honeymoon, and one of the places we definitely want to go back to. Many...
Happy Hour at Loro

Happy Hour at Loro

  The only thing better than Loro opening earlier this year is the new happy hour at Loro. The Asian smokehouse from acclaimed Chefs Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin recently launched a happy hour menu that is available Monday through Friday from 2:30-5:00 PM (I...
Hotel review: Matakauri Lodge

Hotel review: Matakauri Lodge

If an ultra-luxe alpine sanctuary is on your list when you visit New Zealand, then Matakauri Lodge is by far one of the best luxury options on the South Island. Matakauri Lodge is just a seven minute drive from the lovely resort town of Queenstown, but feels...
Staycation at the new Fairmont Austin

Staycation at the new Fairmont Austin

I recently had the chance to experience the new Fairmont Austin, and I gotta say it’s a great new luxury hotel option for downtown Austin.  It opened just recently in early March of 2018, and already it’s a big hit (and preeetty busy!).  I’m a fan of...
The Ultimate Guide to Downtown Austin Restaurants During SXSW

The Ultimate Guide to Downtown Austin Restaurants During SXSW

So you’re in town for SXSW 2018? Well you’re in luck, because whether you’re actively going to breakout sessions for the festival or you’re just here for the fun, there is no shortage of fantastic places get a bite to eat. Here’s the...
22 of My Favorite Healthy Restaurants in Austin

22 of My Favorite Healthy Restaurants in Austin

Ah, 2018–a new year, a new you.  Time to reverse the damage of the over-indulgent holiday season (guilty, party of 1 over here) and focus on some of the best healthy restaurants in Austin.  There’s no shortage of them! It’s no secret that Austin has...
The Best Places I Traveled To This Year

The Best Places I Traveled To This Year

2017 was a pretty incredible year of travel for me.  I was fortunate enough to turn my passion for travel and blogging into a career by joining a luxury travel agency as an independent contractor, thereby becoming a travel advisor to help others navigate the vast...
My Experience With Eyebrow Microblading

My Experience With Eyebrow Microblading

If you’ve over plucked, lost eyebrow hair as a result of aging, or just like the look of fuller brows, then microblading can be a great option for you.  It’s taken the beauty industry by storm, and is now a more preferred method over eyebrow tattooing.  I...
Exploring Antibes

Exploring Antibes

If you’re planning a trip near the French Riviera anytime soon, you need to make some time to go visit the charming city of Antibes.  Whether you’re staying in Cannes or Nice, a day trip to Antibes is incredibly accessible via the train line, and once you...
2017 Gift Guide

2017 Gift Guide

Ahh the holidays.  A time of celebrating loved ones and being thankful for what you have, while simultaneously being a time of stress, traveling, and lots of expenses! If you have a foodie or traveler on your list, you’re in luck, because I’ve put together...
Yuyo

Yuyo

I’m excited that we finally have a contemporary Peruvian restaurant thanks to Yuyo. Yuyo is focused on highlighting the diversity of Peruvian cuisine with menu options that include charcoal-grilled casual street food to elegantly prepared cebiches and seafood...
My Favorite Brunch Spots in Austin

My Favorite Brunch Spots in Austin

Brunch in Austin is one of my favorite pastimes. When it comes to brunch in Austin, you have to think about what you want to eat; do you want a gluttonous buffet? Mexican food to soak up a bad hangover? Great Spanish food? A carb-filled Italian feast? Fancy French...
Chicon Brunch

Chicon Brunch

The Chicon brunch is one of my favorites in Austin’s east side, and it’s managed by the team behind Contigo. They focus on locally sourced produce & meats and offer fresh-baked pastries & breads. It’s available Saturday and Sunday, from...