Is Napa Valley what you naturally think of when you want a bottle of good wine? Maybe it’s where you’d like to go to soak up the last bit of summer. September is the perfect month to visit Napa and Sonoma to experience for yourself harvest season! There’s a rush of excitement in the air and winemakers all over are saying “It’s finally time!” September is usually when the grapes are harvested and sometimes even through October. Grapes for sparkling wines are picked first and crushed then comes the white varieties, and lastly the reds. You can join the…

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Thinking of a great weekend trip or even better, an extended weekend getaway? Check out this post for some my favorite weekend trips all over the country for your next trip! Whether you’re looking for a family vacation, girls or guys trips and even a romantic couple retreat, look no further. I’m sure you’ll find a destination here that is perfect for you!

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June, July and August fill the Tuscan countrysides with fields of golden sunflowers. If it’s these you seek, you’ve found the right post! Fall in love with Tuscany and all of its rolling hills, from the olive trees, vineyards and sunflower fields. I was in Tuscany the beginning of July. The buds have bloomed, fields were golden and buzzing with honey bees. My summer under the Tuscan sun was pure bliss.¬† Starting in June, and depending on the wether, the buds start blooming. The bloom is peak around the last week of June all through July and if weather…

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There are ways for an American to travel independently to Cuba. In the past, it was required to travel with a certified tour group in order to meet the requirements. Probably the easiest way to travel to Cuba nowadays is on a “people-to-people” basis. Though, you still have to meet certain requirements such as have a full-time schedule of events that have meaningful interactions with the Cuban people. These activities can include chatting with local artists, playing with the children, educational projects at the local schools, living with a host family(Airbnb) and much more. However, getting through passport control…

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My fianc√© came across this great travel deal and I thought I’d share it with you all. The promotion can be found on the airline’s website (airtahitinui.com). There are several deals including a 3 country pass (New Zealand, Australia and Tahiti) but the one I liked most in particular is the one to New Zealand and Tahiti. It includes a free 3-night stay at either the Le Meridien or the InterContinental in Tahiti, both being 5-star resorts. The price starts from $1048 with travel dates from June 1, 2017 until March 31, 2018 with some black out dates. There…

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