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Santa Barbara Wine Festival 2015

Santa Barbara Wine Festival 2015

From the check-in to the delicious walk around the back of Boulder Alley, the charming grounds of the historic Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History was the hottest...

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Savor Idaho 2015: Idaho’s Premier Wine Event

Savor Idaho 2015: Idaho’s Premier Wine Event

We were pleased to attend the Seventh Annual Savor Idaho at the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise where we sampled some of the best wines from Idaho and some tasty...

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Villa del Palmar: A Magical Journey to Wellness in Mexico

Villa del Palmar: A Magical Journey to Wellness in Mexico

My recent trip to a remote respite in Mexico for a celebration of good health included original mock cocktails and personalized menus of vegan, vegetarian and gluten...

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2nd Annual Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend

2nd Annual Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend

To spend an entire day in a dreamy destination like Bacara Resort & Spa enjoying panoramic views while meeting with renowned chefs, vintners, authors, marketing...

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Winter Wonderland in Santa Fe

Winter Wonderland in Santa Fe

Visiting Sante Fe in winter is an experience everyone should savor at least once, and it is a favorite escape of travel mavens like myself. The countless world-class...

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La Vita Loca at La Palapa: Puerto Vallarta Beach Haunt Showcases Visiting Chef

La Vita Loca at La Palapa: Puerto Vallarta Beach Haunt Showcases Visiting Chef

La Palapa’s Executive Chef Daniel Perez, who following culinary school worked at Four Seasons Punta Mita before joining the La Palapa team, worked in tandem...

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Casa Tres Vidas: A European Style Villa of Your Own in Puerto Vallarta

Casa Tres Vidas: A European Style Villa of Your Own in Puerto Vallarta

Having spent years being spoiled rotten in some of the best hotel resorts on the beach in Mexico, including Puerta Vallarta, during my recent visit to participate...

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Jordan Estate Rewards : Picture Perfect Wine Experiences for Loyalists

Jordan Estate Rewards : Picture Perfect Wine Experiences for Loyalists

Savvy wine lovers who join the Jordan Estate mailing list are automatically enrolled in Jordan Estate Rewards, a unique new program that enables members to earn...

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Happy in Thailand – Part II – Charming History of Chaing Mai Life

Happy in Thailand – Part II – Charming History of Chaing Mai Life

The short flight from Bangkok to Chaing Mai in early morning is relaxing and pleasant. I recommend picking up a coffee to sip on your way to your departure gate....

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Thailand Happiness – Part 1

Thailand Happiness – Part 1

The first half of my Thailand coverage will be focusing on the wonderful tourist venues, markets and spiritual centers in Bangkok. There is really so much going...

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