Blue Ribbon Suite // (c) 3014 Salamander Resort & Spa

On the Blog: Resort Review of Salamander Resort & Spa

In November, I was lucky enough to be invited to see the new Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Va. The resort’s equestrian and cooking programs blew me away and convinced me that a stay at Salamander isn’t just about relaxation — it’s about self discovery, while you are relaxing. Read about my experience in…

Family Travel: Barcelo Hotels & Resorts offer summer family getaways.

Summer Family Getaways

I am so ready to ditch school. I am over packing lunch boxes, putting in pony tails and driving my kids to and fro. Do I sound like a bad mom? Maybe I am just a mom in desperate need of a vacation. If you are like me, then Barcelo Hotels & Resorts is looking…

Families learn to work together. // (c) Bear Grylls Survival Academy

A Family Adventure Bear Grylls-Style in California

I am going to have to put my adventure pants on — this might be too crazy for me — but I would do it for my family. Bear Grylls, the man behind television shows such as “Man vs. Wild”, has launched an adventure program for families and adults. The Bear Grylls Survival Academy offers…

Rooftop yoga at the Loews Hollywood Hotel is for the adventurous. // (c) 2014 Loews Hollywood Hotel

Retreat of the Week: Loews Hollywood Hotel

This week’s escape is a bit of a staycation. The kids are still in school, and it’s that awkward time between spring break and summer vacation where you want to get away but you don’t want to go to far. The recently renovated Loews Hollywood Hotel is the perfect place for some glitz, glamour and…

Craft is taking reservations for Mother's Day. // (c) 2014 Craft Los Angeles

Mother’s Day Brunch in L.A.

Mother’s Day is one of the most popular days of the year to eat out. So finding a place where you can get a reservation is key — especially if you have a large party. Thankfully, Open Table has put together a fantastic list of restaurants that use its service, making it easy to book…