Lake Havasu at 118 Degrees

Lake Havasu at 118 Degrees

Most people would find 118 degrees unbearable. However, there are travel destinations worldwide that regularly experience such high summer temperatures, and many choose these places for their holiday vacations. California is home to Palm Springs, while Arizona boasts the London Bridge in Lake Havasu City. This summer I received a text from my long-time friend, […]

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Terranea Resort

Terranea Resort

I’ve had so many thrilling adventures throughout the years, but I’ll never forget the marvelous time I had with my family for spring break at the incredible Terranea Resort. Situated on the rocky cliffs of Rancho Palos Verdes in California, this luxurious resort offers the most stunning views of the ocean and surrounding landscapes, as […]

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Big Bear Lake

Winter in Big Bear, California – A Weekend of Snow

You’ve heard it before – Surf and Ski in the same day when in California. That is possible because of Big Bear. One and a half to two hours away from Malibu, perfect for a day drip to winter wonderland, or for an ultimate ski/snowboarding vacation if you don’t want to go all the way […]

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Antelope Canyon in the Navajo Reservation near Page, Arizona USA

Antelope Canyon

Located in the American Southwest, Antelope Canyon (SV) appears as a mesmerizing labyrinth of smooth, flowing sandstone. Located near Page, Arizona, this slot canyon is a favorite destination for photographers and adventurers. There are upper and lower Antelope Canyons which include separate other canyons such as Rattlesnake Canyon, Mountain Sheep Canyon, Porcupine Canyon, Owl Canyon, […]

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Winter In Catalina Island – A Real Life Christmas Movie

Winter In Catalina Island – A Real Life Christmas Movie

My boyfriend and I chose the cute, quaint, magical island of Catalina to spend our 2-year anniversary. It was absolutely magical in every way. Winter in Catalina is a real-life Christmas movie. I swear I said “we are in a Hallmark movie” about 20 times. Our anniversary falls on December 19th. So it was nice […]

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Summer In Catalina Island – A Californian Vacation

Summer In Catalina Island – A Californian Vacation

Summer In Catalina Island – A Californian Vacation Blue waves with underwater worlds, charming European-esque hills, and an enchanting clock tower that rings on every hour are few of the many wonders of this quaint and beautiful island. Summertime in Catalina is all the hype. I fell in love after my first trip during Wintertime. […]

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Donate Life Float

Pasadena’s Rose Parade and the Donate Life Float

The Rose Parade is one of the most iconic events in the United States. It is held annually on, or just after, New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California and features elaborate floats, marching bands, and equestrian units. After a couple years of being canceled because of the COVID Pandemic, the 2023 Tournament of Roses Parade […]

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ – There is a lot of beauty in this part of central California which is just south of San Francisco and part of the Monterey Bay. My travels to Santa Cruz were directed by my searching for an apartment for my son Jonathan who left NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in search of completing […]

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The Best of Pebble Beach

The Best of Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach is one of the most scenic areas in America. It needs no introduction to visitors and golfers alike. The Pebble Beach Company’s 17 miles along the Monterey coast host some of the best golf courses in the world.  The Pebble Beach course is a must play for any golfer, and a stay at […]

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Spencers Palm Springs

Spencer’s Restaurant – Palm Springs

  Spencer’s Restaurant – Palm Springs Spencer’s Restaurant is the most magical, beautiful spot to have a romantic date in Palm Springs. With big fairytale like trees outside with balls of twinkling light hanging from them, it creates the sort of feel that you’re in an enchanted forest. Will you see Hansel and Gretel? Maybe […]

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Road Trip to St. George Utah

Road Trip To St George, Utah

Road Trip To St George, Utah I’m back in Utah!! And if you know me, you know it’s one of my favorite states. This time, I took a road trip to St. George. St. George is in the SouthWest part of Utah. It’s only 1 hour and 45 minutes from Las Vegas, and while it’s […]

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One Fun Day In LA

One Fun Day In LA

There’s so much to do in Los Angeles. It’s hard to know where to start. What vibes are you going for? Party? Touristy? Outdoorsy? I am gonna run you through my one fun day in LA. My boyfriend Andrew finally had a day off of work and we wanted to do something fun! What To […]

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NYC skyline

New York City – My 3 Day Itinerary

My 3 Day Itinerary in NYC HELLO New YORK!  New York City is one of my favorite cities- the vibe being unmatched. It had been four (4) whole years since I went last, and I finally got the opportunity to go again for a weekend this June (and this time over 21, so the experience […]

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Bâtard – Elegant New York City Restaurant

Bâtard – Elegant New York City Restaurant

Bâtard in New York City This Lower Manhattan restaurant is simply elegant. Bâtard’s simplicity and minimal décor is in fact more beautiful than you would expect. The walls are golden yellow that glow with lights and really is the staple look of Bâtard. Small, detailed white vines with leaves trail the walls which is a […]

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Hotel Chantelle Rooftop Restaurant – New York City

Hotel Chantelle Rooftop Restaurant – New York City

Jessica Castello travelogue visiting Hotel Chantelle in New York City with friends.

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Loulou Petit Bistro – New York City

Loulou Petit Bistro – New York City

                    Loulou Petit Bistro In New York City I absolutely fell in love with this adorable bistro in Chelsea. One picture of a cocktail they offer and I was immediately sold. I only had a few days in New York City and I made sure Loulou […]

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Yamashiro Hollywood – Stunning Japanese Hollywood Hills Restaurant

Yamashiro Hollywood – Stunning Japanese Hollywood Hills Restaurant

Yamashiro Hollywood is gorgeous. This outstanding Japanese restaurant is located in a prime spot in Hollywood Hills. Dine outside their walls for stunning views and dazzling ambiance. Dine inside their walls and eat alongside their gardens and koi pond, with an open roof. They play old school music such as Frank Sinatra. The vibes are […]

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Seven Sisters Falls – Palm Springs Desert Oasis

Seven Sisters Falls – Palm Springs Desert Oasis

Meet the Palm Springs Oasis: Seven Sisters Falls We all know Palm Springs can get extremely hot. In springtime it’s hitting 90 degrees, in summertime its getting up to 120. Our vacation spent there is usually planned around the pool. But I know a place with a waterfall, surrounded by palm trees and creeks, for […]

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The Terrace at the Maybourne Hotel – Beautiful Beverly Hills Restaurant

The Terrace at the Maybourne Hotel – Beautiful Beverly Hills Restaurant

Just around the corner from the infamous Rodeo Drive, The Terrace at the Maybourne Hotel will be the cherry on top of your day of luxury. For starters, the exterior is grand. The tall arches and pillars make you feel like you are dining in a royal palace. The fountain is lovely to look at […]

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My Review Of The Saguaro Hotel – Palm Springs

My Review Of The Saguaro Hotel – Palm Springs

My Review Of The Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs The Saguaro Hotel is a very popular stay for guests looking for a fun, trendy place to stay in Palm Springs. The pictures of the pool next to the hotel’s colorful walls will be enough for you to book your room. It is said to be […]

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