Want to Escape to Europe without leaving the US? The Westgate Hotel in San Diego is your European Vacation in the States. You will feel like you have stepped into Versailles and have a taste of that European charm. The hotel is very elegant and the hospitality will make you feel like you are at home. The hotel is also walking distance to the gas lamp district and you can also easily walk to Little Italy. You won’t want to leave, I know I didn’t. The lobby is stunning. The rich blue sofas are beautiful and you’ll want to sit and lounge there for hours. If you are there on the weekend you can enjoy afternoon tea in the lobby and feel like Marie Antoinette. There is a harpist during afternoon tea that really sets the mood. Chandeliers adorn the hotel and are Baccarat crystal. The chandeliers are so elegant…

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San Francisco is a city that I love to visit because it’s my mom’s hometown and every time I go there is something new to see or discover. San Francisco is a city that has so many different neighborhoods to wander, little corners with cute cafes & wine bars and places that have so much charm. I went for mother’s day weekend with my mom to explore the city and find hidden gems that I have never seen or visited before. We wanted to stay somewhere that was centrally located which is Union Square. It’s a great place to stay because you can walk to so many great shops and restaurants. We stayed at The Inn at Union Square which is a really cute 30 guest room hotel. It has been newly remodeled and our room was really spacious with a living room and great bedroom. I love how personalized…

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I just went on my first cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line and took an inaugural cruise from Vancouver to LA on the Norwegian Joy which is the sister ship to the Norwegian Bliss. The Joy was designed for the Chinese market and was recently revamped for the US market. I’ll tell you it’s beautiful and now I see why people are addicted to cruising. I never thought I would be a cruise lover until now, I’m now thinking of where I want to take another cruise! The Norwegian Joy will set sail year-round from the west coast to Alaska, the Mexican Riviera, and Panama Canal from Miami and Los Angeles. The ship has a lot of activities for both adults and children. There are two shows on board Footloose which is a musical with music from Grammy Award winning artist Kenny Loggins. The second show is Elements which is a mix of magic,…

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