west coast

Top 5 Wineries to Visit in Carmel Valley Village

Don’t get me wrong: I love Napa and Sonoma. However, California is home to hundreds of wineries across the state and many other wine regions you can explore. In fact, I prefer going to the smaller wine regions because you can most often get away with walking into wineries for…

The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Review

The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Review I still don’t quite understand how or why California is so beautiful. Moving here was one of the best decisions I’ve made. Slowly but surely, I’m exploring every nook and cranny of this state that I now call home, and I’m in awe at…

The Best Things to Do in Napa Valley in the Winter

It’s no secret that I love traveling to popular destinations in the off-season. There are a lot of pros that come along with it: lower hotel rates, cheaper airfare, and fewer crowds. Sure, you might have to deal with less than ideal weather at times, but I like being able…