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    The Toddler Bucket List – Disneyland Has to Have a Place
    Do you think Athena, at two years old, has a bucket list? Not the kind where you think about death or even the length of life, but the kind where...
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    Mamma Mia! It’s Great to be Back in OC
    There are tons of things I missed about living in Orange County, California. The ideal weather, the beaches, the proximity to entertainment venues, the ocean… the list is endless. At...
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    5 Best Luxury Resorts
    After 2 years of extensive luxury travel around the world, I’ve chosen my five favorite luxury resorts. These establishments stand apart for their personalized approaches, creativity, extraordinary physical attributes, impeccable...
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    The Naughty & Nice List for Airlines
    In the last month, I’ve used more than a handful of airlines. At the top of the “nice list”, Air Baltic offered exceptional service, quality food, and friendly, personal staff....
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    LOWA Fits My Active, Outdoor Lifestyle in California
    Since returning to southern California, my outdoor lifestyle has increased tenfold.  I couldn’t be happier to get back to nature and Athena is really loving time in the mountains, hiking, and...
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    GoBe an Awesome Videographer
    Being very new to the amazing world that is scuba diving, it seemed as though this new realm was infinite in its fruit, that is, until I realized “It’s Not...
  • Baltic Sea
    Did You Ever Consider Latvia as a Beach Destination?
    I wanted to visit Latvia since I learned about its strategic war location in high school. I figured as the heart of Europe, it would have a diverse culture with...
  • Hotel Choices in Riga, Latvia
    Best Hotels in Riga
    Riga, Latvia, brimming with culture, history, and art is the gem of the Baltics and its hotels are as diverse as its offerings. Both The Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel and Dome...
  • Harmonie Vienna
    Art. Boutique. Unique. Harmonie Vienna.
    As a family-owned hotel, I welcomed my stay at the Best Western Premier Harmonie Vienna. Modern comfort, traces of a dance theme, and cozy lounge areas were a delightful part...
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    Bucket List Item: Bobsledding – ✓
    The thought of actually accomplishing some items on my bucket list scares me to my very core. One of them is bobsledding. In Sigulda, Latvia the track is 1420 m;...
  • Live Riga
    Welcome to Riga – The European Capital of Culture 2014
    Each year the EU selects two cities to share the title of capital of culture. The European Capitals of Culture in 2014 are Riga in Latvia and Umeå in Sweden....
  • Rundale Palace, Latvia
    A Day Trip from Riga: Rundale Palace
    Rundale Palace is a true treasury of Baroque and Rococo art in Latvia. The palace and the adjacent French Regular park were designed by a famous Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo...
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    The Ultimate Day Spa – Espa Riga, Latvia
    True relaxation is a fine art that can be discovered at Espa Riga, Latvia. Since it was snowing, windy, and cold in Riga today, I spend the full day incorporating...
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    Turned On by a Woman at the ESPA, Riga
    I’m no stranger to massages. I’ve had more than a handful in the last two years. Normally, I lay on the table wondering if I should have established a safe...
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    5 Best Tourist Sights in Old Town Riga, Latvia
    Today, I got lost in the labyrinth of narrow, cobblestone streets of Old Town Riga, Latvia. Luckily, I had a guide to lead the way when I got turned around....
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    A Photo Tour of Kona Kai Resort & Marina, San Diego
    Kona Kai is a San Diego Bay treasure, situated at the very tip of Shelter Island, offering captivating marina and bay views. Having recently undergone a $22 million refreshment, I wanted...
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    The Most Dependable Auto Shippers – It’s Right in Their Name
    When we decided to make the cross-country move back to California from North Carolina, we were faced with a number of obstacles, including how we were going to get our...
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    5 Amazing Reasons to Stay at Newport Coast Villas
    My recent stay at Newport Coast Villas, a Marriott Vacation Club resort, left me wanting to live there full-time. The villas was larger than my apartment, the amenities were in...
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    Toddler Fun Day at Newport Coast Villas
    Balancing my time well when traveling with Athena can be difficult. She needs time during the day to nap, she needs to eat regular meals, she needs more time to...
  • Photo of the Day – Marriott’s Newport Coast Villas
    Perched high upon a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Marriott’s Newport Coast Villas captures the distinctive style and opulence of the famed Laguna Beach. Framed by the prestigious Pelican Hill Golf...

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