The Joy of Travel

Summer Lovin’ Bikini Favorites

When planning a beach vacation, the perfect bikini is essential. Tulum has such a fun loving, spiritual and sexy vibe, I wanted my bikinis to have that same essence as well. I love the look and feel of crochet bikinis on the beach. It gives such a relaxed and boho feel that I knew would be perfect for the beaches and jungles of Tulum. As far as it goes for me, the brighter and more colorful the bik[...]
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Casita In the Jungle

My husband and I spent three days staying in this magical casita in the jungles of Mexico. Casa Uh May is located in a very small Mayan village called Francisco Uh May, about 25 mins from Tulum. Walking into this jungle abode you will feel a deep sense of relaxation surrounded by so much green and the many sounds of tropical birds. Spend your day lounging around t[...]
What to do in LA beach bike route

What to do in LA this Weekend

Does a scenic bike ride along the beautiful marina to the clear sand beaches of Playa del Rey tickle your fancy? Well how about we add on a boozy jazz brunch at Playa Provisions on the end? Sold? Yeah I thought so. Playa Provisions is from Top Chef alum Brooke Williamson & her husband Nick Roberts and has taken Playa Del Rey by storm with their popular multi-concept spot. There are four different[...]
Bali guide

Bali Guide Part One | Where to Stay

Appropriately named "The island of the gods" Bali is such a magical destination you have to visit while here on this beautiful earth. The people and beauty of the island is something you just have to experience, there is truly nothing else like it. The Balinese people are so humble and kind. Most are hindus and there are countless temples all throughout the island. I was told there are over 6000 te[...]

Palm Springs City Guide: That Pink Door

When we stayed at the super fun and colorful Saguaro for the hubby's birthday. One of the highlights was visiting the Instagram famous That Pink Door. I never knew a door could be so famous until I saw it. Upon arriving at the house and gazing at it in all its glory you begin to understand why this house is all the rage. The exterior of the house is IMMACULATE just majestic. This famous house was[...]

The Saguaro Palm Springs = Fun Fun Fun!!!

Looking to get some color in your life? The Saguaro Palm Springs is a fun lovin' persons dream. The hotel and rooms are decked out with bright colors setting it up for a very high energy enjoyable experience. There's also daily yoga at the hotel and complimentary bikes and shuttles to downtown Palm Springs. I would definitely recommend this hotel for any kind of party celebration. Bachelor or bache[...]

Santa Barbara Exploring

  When In Santa Barbara it's pretty much the hardest thing to not fall in love with being there. From the Spanish colonial revival architecture and the beautiful beaches truly makes Santa Barbara a major "joie de vivre" destination. What to see: Santa Barbara County Courthouse Although the building is a huge tourist site, the courthouse is a fully functioning California Superior Courth[...]

Exploring Topanga

Just off the Pacific Coast Highway, turn heading towards the mountains on Topanga Canyon Boulevard and in just about 10 minutes you will arrive at this majestic hippie enclave. Situated in the Santa Monica Mountains, Topanga provides it’s own uniqueness unlike any other Los Angeles locale. Sprinkled with businesses from spiritual stores, imported goods, cozy cafes and healthy restaurants, you could c[...]