[dropcap]U[/dropcap]pon meeting people for the first time some of the common questions asked are: “What’s your name?, “Where do you work?” and “Where do you live?”  The jet-setter in me is more interested in travel so I have a tendency to ask, “What’s your favorite place to vacation?” More often than not I get the same response […]

Hawaii, Maui, Travel, United States

October 31, 2016

MAUI TRAVEL GUIDE

Maui Travel Guide 2016

The verdict is in and the winner goes to Korakia Pensione! After almost two decades of traveling to Palm Springs I have finally narrowed it down to the most romantic private oasis in the desert. While Palm Springs competes for posh, hip luxury hotels and Airbnb’s, nothing comes quite close to the Korakia. Trust me, I have […]

California, Travel, United States

July 8, 2016

FAVORITE HOTEL IN PALM SPRINGS

FAVORITE HOTEL IN PALM SPRINGS

Chicago has a lot going on. With its culture, culinary staples and unique neighborhoods Chicago’s on my list of must-see cities in the United States. My trip to Chicago was everything I hoped for and more. Though I’d been to Illinois many times before this was my first extended stay in the windy city. It worked out well because I was there for 2 […]

ILLINOIS, North America, Travel, United States

February 26, 2016

THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO

THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO

I’ve been wanting to travel to Portland for years so when I had the opportunity to go for work recently I jumped at the chance. The city was everything I had hoped for and more. From the convenience of the public transportation system (Max Light Rail), to the abundance of coffeehouses and friendly neighborhood restaurants, I was […]

North America, Oregon, PORTLAND, Travel, United States

February 2, 2016

PORTLAND TRAVEL GUIDE

  A few weeks ago I had to go to Miami for work. I travel a decent amount but I haven’t been back to Miami in 5 years so you can imagine my excitement when this opportunity came up. To be fair I enjoy working and love my job, but traveling to exotic locations and getting to enjoy new cities […]

FLORIDA, MIAMI, North America, Travel, United States

December 3, 2015

MIAMI

  Dress: Alice and Olivia, Sandals: Steve Madden, Sunglasses: Rayban A few weeks before our wedding my fiancé and I decided to take a road trip to Palm Springs for a mini staycation. We holed up in one of our favorite hotels, Parker Palm Springs, for 3 days and enjoyed a little retail therapy and R&R. During our stay we snuck away for an […]

California, North America, Travel, United States

September 13, 2015

PARKER PALM SPRINGS STAYCATION

Hat: Forever 21 (Something Similar), Striped Shirt: Zara (Something Similar), Pants: Crossroads Trading Company, Bag: Paperdolls Boutique Palm Springs, Shoes: Chuck Taylor Classics  I’ve been vacationing in Palm Springs for the past 11 years but this was my first trip to see the Cabazon Dinosaurs. How have I resisted this landmark right off the side of the freeway for so long?! I love dinosaurs so my inner child took over. A […]

California, North America, Travel, United States

May 6, 2015

CABAZON DINOSAURS

Shirt: Michael Kors, Navy Jacket + Pants : Zara, Black + Gold Bag: Bloomingdales , Black Bag: Zara, Scarf: J.Crew, Leopard + Red Jacket: Vintage I headed to Washington, D.C in early January ’14 to celebrate the birthday of one of my friends. It was the first time I had been to D.C. since performing with my college dance team at the 2001 Inauguration parade and […]

North America, Travel, United States, WASHINGTON D.C.

March 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Shirt: Zara, Pants + Jacket: Zara, Bag: Bloomingdales Scarf: J.Crew, Sweater: Vintage WOW, what a year! 2013 came and went in what felt like a blink of an eye. If you follow me on Instagram then you may already know I boarded a flight from Austin, TX to NYC to ring in the new year […]

North America, NYC, Travel, United States

January 21, 2014

NEW YEAR IN THE CITY

Every year I visit my hometown to see family and friends. Usually I only get a weekend, but this Christmas I got 10 days. It was nice to spend an extended length of time between Austin and Dallas.  I did the usual: Thrift store shopping and workouts with mom, holiday shopping with my brother and […]

North America, TEXAS, Travel, United States

January 5, 2014

CHRISTMAS WITH THE FAMILY

AUSTIN → NYC, D.C., DALLAS → Home to LA Tis the season and my carry-on is overflowing as I set off to complete my 2013 journey with a hopeful amazing 2014. This holiday season I’ll be spending time with family in Austin, Texas while ringing in the New Year with friends in NYC. From there I’ll visit […]

North America, TEXAS, Travel, United States

December 28, 2013

CARRY-ON IS PACKED

AUSTIN → NYC, D.C., DALLAS → Home to LA Tis the season and my carry-on is overflowing as I set off to complete my 2013 journey with a hopeful amazing 2014. This holiday season I’ll be spending time with family in Austin, Texas while ringing in the New Year with friends in NYC. From there I’ll visit […]

North America, TEXAS, Travel, United States

December 28, 2013

CARRY-ON IS PACKED