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The Lone Star on the Beach, Barbados

Thank you Lone Star for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. The Lone Star is one of the best known and beloved restaurants in Barbados.  Once we arrived to this beautiful Caribbean island and whenever we asked others about which restaurants to go to, the name Lone Star would come up repeatedly: "you […] Read More

5 Romantic Things To Do in Koh Samui

Thank you Vana Belle Resort for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Koh Samui Island in Thailand is a great vacation spot for everybody: couples, families with kids, friends traveling together, young adults. There are so many things to do for everybody! Beautiful, exotic landscape, lush greenery, sandy beaches, blue water, and coral […] Read More

Amazing Dinner with the View in Barbados

Thank you Fairmont Royal Pavilion for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. During my first ever trip to Barbados this April (my first time in the Caribbean!), I was astonished by the color of the water. It is something unlike anything I've seen before.  Vibrantly turquoise, the water is so clear, you can […] Read More

Breeze BBQ Dinner by the Beach

Thank you Vana Belle Resort for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. If you are ever in Koh Samui, Thailand and want to experience fresh seafood without having to eat street food, one of the best options is the Breeze BBQ night offered by Vana Belle Resort, where I stayed during my March […] Read More

Beachfront Dining in Ko Samui

Thank you Vana Belle Resort for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. One of many fun things to do in Thailand is enjoying good food right by the beach. Many beachfront restaurants, however, are located in overcrowded settings with too many people and too many things going on right around the restaurant to […] Read More

Bird Cage Afternoon High Tea in Thailand

Thank you Vana Belle Resort for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own. In my previous post, I shared my experience of staying at a beautiful resort and enjoying a Saturday Brunch at Vana Belle Resort, a Starwood managed property, in Koh Samui, Thailand during our trip to Southeast Asia this year. Another unforgettable […] Read More

Thank you Vana Belle Resort for sponsoring this post.  As always, all opinions are my own. In March of this year I went to Thailand for the first time in my life.  I went to several islands, and one of my favorite islands was Ko Samui.   While in Ko Samui, we stayed at Vana […] Read More

Sonoma Wine Tasting at Petroni Vineyards

I was provided with the complimentary wine tour by Ultimate Wine Tours, and complimentary wine tastings at Two Amigos Winery and Petroni Vineyards in exchange for writing an honest review.  All opinions are my own. Visiting Petroni Vineyards was the second wine tasting tour we did in partnership with the Ultimate Wine Tours during our visit […] Read More

Sonoma Wine Tasting at Two Amigos Winery

I was provided with the complimentary wine tour by Ultimate Wine Tours, and complimentary wine tastings at Two Amigos Winery and Petroni Vineyards in exchange for writing an honest review.  All opinions are my own. During my recent (and first ever!) trip to Sonoma Valley, California, in January of 2017, I was looking for some of […] Read More

The Girl and The Fig Restaurant in Sonoma

The Girl and The Fig restaurant provided me with a credit towards a portion of our dinner in exchange for an honest restaurant review which I am pleased to provide below. All opinions are my own. If you're looking for a casual, unpretentious dinner spot (or lunch) in downtown Sonoma, serving French/American countryside bistro style […] Read More

Perfect Sonoma Retreat at Fairmont

Disclosure: Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa provided us with complimentary dinner at their 38º North Lounge in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own! During our recent January trip to Sonoma Valley in Northern California, my husband and I wanted a really private, secluded spot so that we could relax and […] Read More

Flower Garden at Bed & Breakfast in Maine

I stayed in a beautiful oceanfront bed and breakfast in Camden, Maine in August of 2016 - and I wrote a whole post about it here: the Inn at Sunrise Point. That post was already too long, so I am dedicating this separate post exclusively to the spectacular flower garden at this B&B. The owner of […] Read More

In August of this year (2016), I've spent 4 amazing days in Maine. Last time I was in Maine was about 15 years ago so I was excited to be back! Without exaggeration, the biggest highlight of my trip was staying in absolutely the best Bed & Breakfast in Maine - Inn at Sunrise Point, […] Read More

Whale Watching in Nova Scotia

In August of this year, I had one of the most amazing wild life experiences of my life. I went whale watching in Nova Scotia, Canada, and was lucky to witness multiple humpback whales playing, flipping their tails, spraying water, making noises, jumping out of the water, right in front of my eyes.  I especially […] Read More

Tulips of Switzerland

I was in Montreux, Switzerland in April 2016 and wrote a post about it: 10 Things To Do in Montreux, Switzerland. I was so impressed with how colorful Montreux was with flowers, I am dedicating a whole post to share the best photos I took. There were especially many tulips, of all different kinds and […] Read More

10 Things To Do in Montreux, Switzerland

Beautiful Montreux, Switzerland - I was there for 3 days in April of this year (2016). It's a relatively small town, but there is so much to do and so much to see any time of the year, 3 days were clearly not enough. Here is my top 10 quick and easy things to do […] Read More

Palace of Versailles: Interior Apartments

I've already posted 2 photo essays about Versailles: one about The Palace of Versailles Architecture and another one about the Gardens of Versailles.  In this post, I am sharing just a few photos of the Interior Apartments at the Palace of Versailles. The Palace has an enormous number of rooms, so my photos are just […] Read More

The Gardens of Versailles

My today's post, The Gardens of Versailles, is part 2 of my blog series about Versailles in France (make sure to check out part 1: The Palace of Versailles Architecture and part 3: the Interior Apartments of the Palace of Versailles). I went to Versailles in April 2016, and this is the photo essay of my visit. […] Read More

Palace of Versailles: Architecture

Welcome to the Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles), the home of the French royalty in the 17th and 18th centuries!   It's only 12 miles away from the center of Paris, and is a "must see" place for any tourist.  The palace is so huge that I decided to dedicate 3 blog posts to […] Read More

Beautiful Eze Village in Southern France

My dream of visiting France has finally come true. After LOTS and LOTS of planning, my husband and I have finally traveled to Europe in April of this year (2016). It was my first time travelling to Europe ever, and I fell in love even more with our beautiful planet! I documented pretty much everything […] Read More

10 Things To Do in NYC in December

New York City is one of the most fun cities in the world during the holiday season. The activities abound, the whole city gets decorated with holiday lights, Christmas decorations, and intricate window displays. Spending holidays in NYC can get expensive, but there are SO MANY fun free things to do (and to see!) in […] Read More