Folktale Winery

I could not possibly love Folktale Winery any more. The estate is situated on fifteen acres of sustainably-farmed vineyards just ten minutes outside of town in Carmel, California. The patio is beyond perfect to sip the day away. Imagine sipping the best rose you’ve ever had on comfortable couches in 70-degree weather, roses swaying in…

Refuge Spa in Carmel

Once upon a time, eighteen year-old me traveled to Germany and was blown away by the outdoor spa that had a lazy river, eucalyptus caves, steam caves, waterfalls, and other incredibly relaxing activities. I was told it was a normal spa for European standards but I’d never seen anything like it before or since, until…

Hofsas House Hotel

This weekend I vacationed in picturesque Carmel, California, a forested European village by the sea. I visited when I was a little girl and have long wanted to return as an adult. The Monterey peninsula just so happens to be my dad’s favorite place on the planet! I’ll tell you more about Carmel later but…

Flaherty’s Seafood

Come for the oysters, stay for the bread pudding I was blown away by Flaherty’s Seafood. My friend Eric and I dined at Flaherty’s one balmy Friday night on a weekend trip to Carmel, California. It’s well situated right in the middle of the action in the charming seaside village of Carmel-by-the-Sea and within walking…

St. George Travel Guide

I was ill-prepared for how much I would love St. George, Utah. I spent three nights at Inn at Entrada with my friend Morgan on a girls’ trip and we could not have loved the Greater Zion area more! With first class theatre, art, dining, hiking, and adventures, St. George truly has something for everyone….

Inn at Entrada

This August I had the most magical time at the Inn at Entrada on a girls trip with my friend Morgan. We stayed for three nights and were not at all ready to leave. There’s so much to do at the resort and nearby. Here’s everything you need to know about St. George’s Inn at…

Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Broadway in the Desert and outdoor theatre at its finest I was ill-prepared for the magic that is Tuacahn Amphitheatre. I hesitated even writing this article because I worried that I would gush too much but the fact is, I’m dying to gush about Tuacahn. This unparalleled theatre company is doing things I’ve never seen…

Pioneer Park

St. George in the Greater Zion area has so many hiking options to offer between Zion National Park and Snow Canyon but today I want to highlight Pioneer Park. I had a bad accident five years ago and have a weak leg as a result so sadly, I can’t hike like I used to. I…

Cliffside St. George

What a magical dining experience Cliffside Restaurant provides! With sweeping views of St. George, impeccable service, and the best pasta I’ve ever tasted, Cliffside Restaurant is not to be missed during your trip to the Greater Zion area of Utah. My friend Morgan and I are still raving about our Cliffside dinner days later. We…