Travel Diary: Paris Beauty Tour 2014 – Welcome Cocktail Reception at Paris Hyatt Madeleine

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  Bonjour, darlings! The Paris Beauty Tour was a big hit. I had ladies from across the U.S. as participants and I was able to spend time in one of my favorite cities. The trip was phenomenal. I have traveled for years to Paris to buy French beauty products, candles, and to soak up their [...]

Travel Diary: Paris Beauty Tour Partners – Atout France, My Paris VIP and Rail Europe

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I created the Paris Beauty Tour because I love Paris. I love sitting a cafe to people, flâneur (walking aimlessly), and the lifestyle component that the French do so well. I like a two-hour lunch where I actually engage with a person, where I can put my phone down and be present with them. I [...]

Introducing Luxe Beauty Journeys

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I have always been enamored with Paris since I studied there in 2001. I was instantly hooked and over ten years later I still can’t get enough. The yearly sojourn to my favorite city to beauty shop has never wavered. I have dragged numerous people along from girlfriends to my husband and when I leave I’m [...]

Travel Diary: L’Auberge Del Mar, by Destination Hotels

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L’Auberge Del Mar, by Destination Hotels is a jewel in the Southern California crown. L’Auberge is located near San Diego and I like to call it a “cottage” near the ocean. The oceanside luxury property with ocean views is small, but mighty. The hotel has only 120 deluxe rooms and staying at the property feels as [...]

Travel Diary: Terranea Resort, by Destination Hotels ~ Day 2

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 My second day at Terranea Resort, by Destination Hotels & Resorts started with a hazy view of the Pacific, but a restful Julia. I dragged my travel yoga mat to my balcony and worked on a few sun salutations to awaken my body after such a great sleep. As I looked out on the hazy view of [...]

Wheels Down: GM Buick Enclave, Open Road, and Deep Creek Maryland

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I had never heard of Deep Creek until I met my husband. He and a bunch of his friends take a yearly trek to this 3 hour mountain and lake area every year. Basically it’s a relaxing weekend, a huge log cabin mini mansion where there is tons of laughter, good foods, old school board [...]

Travel Series: How I Carry-On? with Aly Walansky

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I met the fun, travel junkie, and awesome freelance writer Aly Walansky when I first started blogging. Here we are 8 years later and she is just as awesome as ever. I live for her travel and beauty stories. She’s a girl after my own travel, beauty, and food heart. Aly so graciously answered my [...]

Travel Diary: Terranea Resort, by Destination Hotels ~ Part 1

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I left San Francisco and headed to Southern California for my hotel and spa adventures with Destination Hotels. On this hotel and spa tour I was by myself. I like highway driving and needed time to reflect, relax, and get some really good sleep. I find it interesting when people ask me why I travel by [...]

Travel Diary: Calistoga & Napa Valley, California ~ Day 2 (Francis Ford Coppola Winery & Boskos Pasta & Pizzeria)

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On Day 2 of our #takeanapa tour we spent the day at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery. The winery is located about 45 minutes from Calistoga in Geyserville and was a very pretty drive  on rolling hills. We passed vineyards on both sides of the highway. It was beautiful and green. The winery is a [...]

Travel Series: How I Carry-On? with Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

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How I Carry-On? is a travel series devoted to travel style. As a traveler, I am curious about my fellow travelers’ routines, what they pack, and how they live their lives always en route. My travel motto if the trip is under 10 days – carry-on only. This usually works 95% of the time. It [...]

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