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Archive | December, 2016

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Winter Travel Trouble Shooting

It’s all in the attitude, right? Well when it comes to winter travel delays that can be a challenging hurdle, but really staying calm and getting resourceful when flights are funky can save the day. I attempted to go to Seattle a couple times last week, and I never made it. It wasn’t a work […]

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Costa Rica Fun Facts

Everyone knows that Costa Rica is the place to be if you’re into adventure, the environment, mountains, ocean, surfing, diving, the pura vida. I found some fun facts that might pique your interest in this multifaceted destination. Did you know? Costa Rica is smaller than Lake Michigan! From northwest to southwest, Costa Rica measures only 285 miles […]

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Super Smoothie Fix

Today is the last Monday of 2016, so let’s jump start the body with this super smoothie recipe. Forgot about the candy you ate, or the junk you snuck in during a long layover. It’s Monday and you have six days to get it together before the new year. Your health and physical wellness start […]

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Holiday Craft Ginger Cocktails

Cheers! Make a toast with these holiday artisan concoctions that will refresh and warm as you mingle this holiday season. We have so many things to be grateful for today. It’s Saturday! For many today is the kick-off for an exciting week of holiday celebrations. Ginger is an important winter ingredient because of the warming qualities it lends […]

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Om for the Holidays

Everyone needs a little break from time to time, especially during the busy holiday season. I have a few tips that help me maintain my zen when I loose my grounding. Especially the inevitable holiday travel chaos that is bound to greet most of us at the airport this time of year. Kick the caffeine! For […]

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5 Winter Travel Deals

I’ve had a rush of inquiries these last couples weeks regarding last minute winter travel. While the first day of winter is officially tomorrow, temperatures have plummeted in most of the US, and people are looking to make moves. My top recommendations are both tropical and winter wonderland, for my adventurers who love it all.Pachamama, Todos […]

We’re in Cosmo Magazine!

I have some extra special exciting news to share with everyone! We are featured in this month’s Cosmopolitan Magazine, Chile. This magazine is distributed in Chile, Peru and Argentina and is gorgeous description of a custom trip to Baja I put together back in September. The author, a Chilean-American journalist and marketing pro came to […]

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Shake it Off (2016)

I’m just back from a really fantastic week in Todos Santos visiting my family. Many people think my trips to Baja are relaxing, but they are mistaken. In fact, sometimes I return from Baja more exhausted than a typical NYC work week. But that’s because on top of the work, there’s the house and yard […]

Coast to Coast Fun for You!

The weekend has arrived and adventure awaits. If I could be everywhere, I would. Until I acquire this super-power, I will encourage you to get out and enjoy your community, local culture and nature as much as possible. I’ll just continue living vicariously through you! A lot of fun is brewing and I have listed […]

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Paradise Life

Greetings from NYC! We’ve almost made it through the longest week ever following the Thanksgiving holiday! I’ve been logging some serious keyboard hours since my site visit to Panama last weekend with Austin. I’ll tell you what, the struggle is real. I can’t stop day dreaming about our four day whirlwind research adventure, meticulously casing the destination […]

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