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    5 Great Weekend Escapes from LA

    For many, Los Angeles is a dream destination in and of itself. And it’s not hard to understand why. From the beautiful beaches to the vibrant night life, from the world class restaurants and shopping to the lure of celebrity sightings … there’s a lot going on in LA and there are plenty of reasons […] Read more…

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    10 Places to Explore in Canada

    Today marks Canada’s 147th birthday and as a proud Canadian, I’m ready to celebrate! Canada means everything to me – it’s a land of peace, kindness and opportunity that every day, I’m grateful to call home. Read more…


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    Eat: Sugarfina

    If you’re a kid at heart and have a secret, insatiable sweet tooth, it’s a safe bet to say that you’re going to adore Sugarfina.  Read more…

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    Eat: Elsa, Monte Carlo Beach

    While spending a few lovely days in Monte Carlo, I enjoyed dinner at Elsa, a wonderful, stylish, gourmet restaurant inside the Monte Carlo Beach Hotel. Read more…


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    8 Things to Pack for Thailand

    I just recently returned from a trip to Thailand. While I’ve got my packing routine pretty down pat, packing for Thailand requires a few things I don’t normally pack. I trade in heels for Havaianas and hair spray for bug spray. Here are 8 things to pack for Thailand: 1 Off Smooth and Dry Bug […] Read more…

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    Shop: 8 Weekend Bags

    The very notion of a weekend getaway is delightful. Maybe you’re taking a spontaneous trip. Or a long-planned and much-needed escape from the weekday grind.  Read more…


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    Travel Well Designed with Accor Hotels

    It’s time to talk about travel + design again! On September 30, 2014 at 7pm ET, Anne Taylor Hartzell of Hip Travel Mama and I will be joined by Accor Hotels for a Twitter chat all about the beautiful design details that we find around the world when we travel. In particular, we’ll be shining […] Read more…

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    The Essential Beauty Secret I Learned While Traveling

    I’ve always struggled with bad skin. It’s just one of those things. I had your typical teenage acne but it just never seemed to go away. It plagued me into my twenties and thirties and along the way, I tried every possible fix to remedy my skin. I have tried nearly every facial care product […] Read more…