Great Italian Restaurant: Ottava Via in Detroit

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While the weather is good, get out and grab a back patio seat at Ottava Via in Detroit’s Corktown. It is such a cute place to eat or just grab a drink! They serve the best pizzas, salads, assorted meats and cheeses and more! It was mid-week when we went so it wasn’t crowded and […]

A Look Back: A Sunny Seattle Summer Visit

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Seattle is definitely at the top of my list of favorite weekend destinations for the summer! I took my mom and she loved it too, so I thought to take a look back at sunny Seattle and post our photos just in time for this year’s good weather. There are so many things to do […]

Go for a hike, jog or bike ride in Rose Canyon, San Diego

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San Diego is known for its great weather and there are plenty of outdoor activities to choose from. We love to hike different trails and ended up in Rose Canyon for a work out session. It is a great alternative to the gym and indoor classes. This particular part near the 52 highway is very […]

A Look Back: My Visit to the Camden Markets, London

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Just in time for summer! The weather is good and its time to get outside. Go to the Camden Markets in London for a day of shopping and enjoy the sun. Here are a few photos that I took of all of the cool things you can buy.

Comfortable Flying on Air Berlin: Business Class

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This was my first time flying Air Berlin and I had a great experience! I flew in the business class on a long haul flight from LA to Dusseldorf and back. I’m happy to say that the seat met my number one requirement: a flat bed! It also came with a pillow and blanket so […]

Christmas Market: Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin Germany

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Just sharing a few photos of one of the Christmas markets in Berlin that I made it to during the holidays. The markets are open from the end of November to the end of December each year. Gendarmenmarkt is located centrally in Berlin Mitte and is one of the most popular Christmas markets in the […]

Elegance and Luxury at Kimpton’s The Grand Hotel, Downtown Minneapolis

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The Grand Hotel in Downtown Minneapolis is a Kimpton property and has a lot of cool quirky decor. There’s a reindeer on my bed! They offered zebra robes and a leopard seating area at the door in my room. It also boasted all of the things that one needs: a mini bar with yummy snacks, […]

A Look Back: Food I Ate In Greece

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We had the best local food when we went to Greece! We visited Poros, Olympia and Athens on our trip, plus a few other places that we drove through in the Peloponnese in Southern Greece. Most of the dishes were meatless as my friend is vegan but there were still many choices. I hope I […]

Travel Must Have: Holt Renfrew’s Cashmere Travel Blanket

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This is the best blanket I have ever used on a plane! I am always freezing cold when I fly so I need layers. This cashmere blanket set from Holt Renfrew is so soft and comfortable! It comes in a cashmere case with a matching cashmere eye cover. The case is small enough to fit […]

Hotel Review: The Park Hyatt, Toronto

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Location! The location of this hotel is prime, in the heart of Yorkville and within walking distance of upscale shopping, restaurants, coffee shops and more! Its also a quick shot to the stadium, theaters and nightlife. Its a good thing the weather was great when I was there. I went for a few walks and […]