Newport, Rhode Island.

A seaport town that I couldn’t pinpoint on a map, let alone did I expect to visit. That is, until we were invited to attend a wedding in this charming town last weekend. D has always talked about Rhode Island as the home state of his parents and extended family, but beyond that, I didn’t…

Napa Valley Tips + Tricks

Happy Fall, Y’all! I mean really, with the cool, fresh air rolling into Houston (finally!) it makes me so excited for the upcoming holiday season! As a native Texan, I start craving fall around the end of August or early September. This typically means we do whatever we can to seek out that fall feeling….

The Marrakech Express

Reviews and Tips from our Moroccan Adventure. Explore our hotel, The Amanjena, favorite restaurants in the Medina and beyond.


The colorful, charming, seaside Mexican town of Sayulita is just what is needed for your next weekend getaway.

Hotel Review: Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman. Anyone who knows me, knows that direct flights and turquoise water drive my decision making process. So when I realized we could be on Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman for the long Easter weekend, there were no other questions asked. I received 2 pre-arrival emails from the concierge team, welcoming D and…


I know I’m going to get shit for this; I’m completely prepared. Raised in true southern fashion, if you can’t say somethin’ nice, don’t say nothin’ at all. I’ve waited to address our trip to Nashville, but couldn’t form the words in a nice way. So, I guess today is the day. A 2-hour flight from…

Bringing Food Home: french onion soup.

Except in France, it’s just called onion soup. It’s no secret we love to eat, so I always try to find a few regional specific recipes and bring them home to our dinner table. I knew when we were sitting in Nice, sipping Rosè and the most stunning bowl of cheesy soup arrived, that I…

Nashville Sneak Peek!

Check in later this week for part 2 of Landaa Giraavaru and our Nashville trip and tips. Happy Sunday!

Emirates Business.

Let’s talk airlines. Emirates. I’ve had this idea in my head that flying Emirates Business would be the travel equivalent of winning the lottery… or perhaps it was just that it would take winning the lottery to afford to fly Emirates Business. Until I got the calling email. The golden-ray-of-sunshine email from Emirates offering to…