Spend a Long Weekend in Memphis

When I was accepted to attend BlogHouse Memphis, I was delighted that the organizers accepted my application. However, I have to admit that I was less excited about the Bluff City. Not that I would turn down a trip anywhere but I thought of Memphis as a Nashville knock-off. But…

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10 Things You Don’t Know About Tijuana

While you may have an image in your mind of Tijuana, there are things you likely have all wrong about this city. Let’s face it the picture painted by the media and Hollywood of Tijuana can be grim. In many ways, this is simply inaccurate.  Tijuana is no longer a…

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Where to Eat, Stay and Play in Rosarito

I first visited Rosarito, a delightful beach community about an hour south of San Diego in 2016. This is how I described it then: “This town has all the makings of a great little Spring Break town, likely because it was exactly that prior to the economic collapse of 2008. However,…

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Where to Eat and Sleep in Valle De Guadalupe

Seemingly overnight, Valle de Guadalupe, Baja’s Wine Country has exploded on the scene with some amazing places to eat, sleep and sample the local wine. Commonly known as “Valle,” the region is located just two hours south of San Diego in Baja California, Mexico. Valle is easily accessible from both…

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5 Amazing Places to Stay in Ensenada + a Bonus

Your first exposure to Ensenada, Mexico’s 3rd largest seaport may be as a port-of-call on a cruise.  But this seaside town with a sweet little downtown area offers much more to see and do than cruisers can possibly accomplish in a day. Therefore, you may want to return and spend…

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Rocky Point’s Budding Art Community

Rocky Point (AKA Puerto Penasco, Mexico), a lovely beach town just a few hours south to Scottsdale and Tucson AZ, offers beautiful sand beaches and a budding art community. However, it is not the kind of art community where galleries and museums are all concentrated in one area. However, interested…

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Hacienda Del Sol: Where Gardens, Art and Nature Meet

Despite all the beauty nature offers in the Arizona desert, Hacienda Del Sol Luxury Guest Ranch Resort has managed to enhance the natural aesthetic the setting offers with gardens and art.  They have flawlessly incorporated the art, architecture, and gardens into the natural landscape. **Disclaimer: This was a hosted trip, however, all…

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