There is something about a stay at The Ritz Carlton that is always a bit magical. Add a coating of snow and a cozy fireplace and you’ll never want to leave. Their Lake Tahoe location is truly a vacation destination in itself. Perched upon a ski hill there are plenty of experiences right at your doorstep. Adventure and luxury are two of our favorite things. They don’t always mix, but The Ritz somehow always delivers.
You’ve heard of them, you’ve seen awe inspiring photos of them all across social media. The Auroras, also known as the Northern Lights is an amazing experience that cannot be compared to anything else. The lights don’t just glow, they dance across the night sky. It’s elusiveness adds to the excitement!
We are so lucky to have a world renowned wine region right in our backyard. Napa Valley is 30 miles long, by 5 miles across (at the widest point). The valley is comprised of a variety of soil types and climates, which make it ideal for winemaking. Napa is the valley’s largest city, but along the 30 miles are plenty of smaller towns, each with their own unique characteristics and charm.
Seafood can be confusing. Thousands of different types of seafood species are imported from all over the globe.
Road trip! Lucky for us, we live in California where the options are endless and the coastal views are a dream. We heard a new Airstream camp, Caravan Outpost opened in Ojai and since we had never been there, our destination was set! We took off from the South Bay and drove along Scenic Highway 1 to enjoy some sights in Big Sur. After a couple of restful nights at Rosehaven Cabins we continued down through San Luis Obispo and made a few more stops along the way before hitting our final destination.
We’ve had a busy year discovering new and amazing places in and around the San Francisco Bay Area. Can’t believe another year has flown by already! We wanted to look back on the year and give a special shout out to some of our favorites and “bests”. Take a look and let us know what some of your favorites are in the comments below!
When it comes to powder skiing, nowhere in Tahoe has quite the same terrain. After a snow storm you’ll find pockets of powder all over the mountain and in between the trees.
We’ve got some great Valentine’s Day gift ideas for you that will fit any budget. All of these companies are located right here in the Bay Area, so shop local for your sweetie this year!
January is national soup month. What better way to celebrate than by eating your way through our favorite South Bay soup spots?!
It’s a new year with new resolutions! If your New Years resolution was to “get healthy” we have a few places to get you started. Being healthy doesn’t just mean signing up for a gym membership. It also involves eating, snacking, and thinking healthy. You can also stay active by keeping your exercise interesting with hiking, acrobats, spin class, and lots more. We’ve put together a list of fun and easy ways to help you achieve your health goals.
Once and awhile we do leave the Bay Area! Our recent travel adventures brought us to New Zealand and Australia. We absolutely loved New Zealand, with stunning views wherever you look. It’s the perfect place for outdoor adventurers and thrill seekers.
Just a short plane ride away, we hitched a ride to Melbourne and explored the city before heading to Cairns and Port Douglas. Feeding kangaroos, and snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef…we checked off quite a few things off our bucket list!
The Bay Area is home to many wonderful small and large businesses. With so many great products made right here, why not shop local this holiday season? We’ve found some amazing local brands and wanted to share with you some of our favorite gift ideas for this coming season. There is certainly something for everyone!