6 Ways Family Travel Will Make You A Happier Person
Sep30

6 Ways Family Travel Will Make You A Happier Person

The results are in, science has spoken and this is something we should all be listening too!! The fact is we should be spending all of our extra money on travel and family travel experiences – straight away! That travel is the secret to true happiness. A study from Cornell found that spending money on experiences is more likely to bring you lasting happiness than you would get if you spent your money on material objects. And at the...

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6 Reasons To Travel For Your Birthday
Aug18

6 Reasons To Travel For Your Birthday

As my big 40th birthday is right around the corner, birthday planning is hot on my mind! And you know where my mind goes when it gets hot… Yup, right to traveling!! 😉 This year, I feel honored to be reaching such a milestone. 40 years. And you all know how I like to celebrate, right? With a destination celebration of course! Instead of spending tons of money and time planning a party, I love to plan an epic adventure that can turn...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Plan A Labor Day Weekend Family Vacation & Where To Go
Aug16

5 Reasons Why You Should Plan A Labor Day Weekend Family Vacation & Where To Go

With Labor Day Weekend right around the corner, it is that bittersweet time of year where the long, warm, lazy days of summer are coming to an end as cooler, shorter days filled with school and work begin. Thankfully, Labor Day Weekend comes just in time to give families an opportunity for one last summer adventure – a Labor Day Weekend Family Vacation! In the US, most offices and schools close down for one day in observance of...

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Family Travel: 8 Reasons To Travel This Summer 2018
Jun15

Family Travel: 8 Reasons To Travel This Summer 2018

School is out and the summer fun has begun! And yes, my gorgeous friends, there is still plenty of time to plan that summer adventure you have been thinking about, but haven’t quite gotten around to booking! Every summer needs some element of adventure, from a road trip, to a week at a resort, to a major international exploration… anything and everything counts! Summer is a great time to get up, get out there and discover all the cool...

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8 Reasons to Spend the Day at Descanso Beach Club on Catalina Island
May04

8 Reasons to Spend the Day at Descanso Beach Club on Catalina Island

On our recent Mother Daughter Adventure to Catalina Island, we discovered a trendy, quiet little beach club packed with fun activities, good food, fabulous people and incredible views. The Descanso Beach Club is just past the Catalina Casino in a little cove making it one of the last private beaches with public access. The water is crystal clear, the sand is soft and the vibe is all about relaxing and playing in the sun! Descanso...

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The Island Spa on Catalina Island
May02

The Island Spa on Catalina Island

Spa days are one of my favorite days on any vacation! But this one was particularly exciting. We were on our first Mother Daughter Adventure to Catalina Island and I was going to get to spend the afternoon at The Island Spa with my daughter! I. Couldn’t. Wait. (Neither could she!) The Island Spa on Catalina Island is located on the edge of town, a short 3-minute walk from The Pavilion Hotel down the main street in Avalon. They are the...

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The Bluewater Grille on Catalina Island
May01

The Bluewater Grille on Catalina Island

Sitting on the shore in the center of Avalon Bay right next to Pleasure Pier is a fun bar and grille with patio seating that is literally over the water!! The Bluewater Grille on Catalina Island is a fantastic lunch or dinner spot with excellent food, great service and breathtaking views. On our Mother Daughter Trip to Catalina Island we chose The Bluewater Grille on Catalina Island for lunch because of it’s convenient location,...

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The Catalina Casino
Apr26

The Catalina Casino

Standing tall and proud on the shoulder of Catalina Island marking the edge of Avalon sits the Catalina Casino. A perfectly pretty structure on the corner of the harbor that stands an impressive 11 stories high with a glamorous ballroom, breathtaking views, incredible foods and working movie theater; the Catalina Casino has been a destination for romantic escapes and fun for couples for generations. What is The Catalina Casino? Before...

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5 Things I Learned About My Daughter At Catalina Island Aerial Adventure
Apr23

5 Things I Learned About My Daughter At Catalina Island Aerial Adventure

Recently we took a Mother Daughter Trip to Catalina Island that was filled with adventure, bonding and awakening. It was absolutely incredible. On our second morning there, the sun came out, we had a great breakfast at Pavilion Hotel, had a beautiful walk past the Casino and the Descanso Beach club and arrived at The Catalina Island Aerial Adventure Rope Course. We were so excited to experience their five self-guided, self-paced...

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The Avalon Grille on Catalina Island
Apr21

The Avalon Grille on Catalina Island

Located in the heart of Avalon, with incredible harbor views, sits a trendy restaurant serving delicious American cuisine. On our recent Mother Daughter Trip to Catalina Island, we chose this to be our first dinner spot! We chose to eat at Avalon Grille because of their prime, central, location, excellent menu and we had heard it is one of the best restaurants in Avalon! We were super excited to try it! It was just a short 2 minute...

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