Five Gifts for People Who Love to Travel

December 8th, 2017

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Have a wanderluster on your gift list? Here are some ideas for your family and friends – both practical gifts and those used to inspire future journeys. Shhhh… don’t tell my family, but everything on this list going to be under our tree. SholdIt Traveling with my young boys is one of my favorite things to … Continued

Let’s start with a little exercise. Raise your hand if you: 1. Have had a great meal out 2. Love to try new places to eat 3. Can recall a memory of a meal shared with a friend or family member You probably raised your hand to all three, right? Now raise your hand if … Continued

Six years ago today, the day after Thanksgiving, my husband, Nick, and I boarded a plane with a one-way ticket to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I still remember my Facebook post from that day. It said, “Leaving on a jet plane. Don’t know when I’ll be back again.” It was a 27-hour journey to … Continued

“Stars shop small for weho,” ON SMALL BUSINESS Saturday®, November 25, 2017 Annual Retail Event Hosted by West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Invites Consumers to Rub Elbows with the Stars in West Hollywood.  Proceeds from Retail Sales and Donations on Small Business Saturday, November 25, 2017 in West Hollywood go to Stories:  The AIDS Monument Are you ready … Continued

Anyone can go river rafting! Why accessibility is key in any sport. Being a river guide is more than just hitting big waves, it’s about showing anyone and everyone the joy of being in a raft. With patience and a desire to teach, the sport can be accessible to all ages and abilities. A little … Continued

One of my favorite family vacations as a kid was my first time out of the U.S.  – a trip to Toronto.  It was also one of the first trips that I helped my parents plan, weighing in on what to see and do.  I’ll never forget crossing the border under the Maple Leaf flag, … Continued

Don Mankin was hosted by AmaWaterways on a 7-day, wine-themed cruise down the Rhone River in France, all opinions are his own.Wine, Wine and More Wine One of the main attractions of this AmaWaterways trip was the wine-tastings, pairings, and seminars led by Freddy Arredondo, winemaker and co-owner of Cave B Estate Winery in Eastern Washington. A … Continued

Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback granted me permission to share his moving and meaningful #MeToo sermon from Friday, October 20, 2017 at Stephen Wise Temple in Los Angeles, California: “This is the line of Noah: Noah was a righteous man; he was blameless in his age; Noah walked with God.” It was good that Noah walked with … Continued

Island Escape the perfect remedy for recharging your Soul Hard to believe we are already into the fall swing of things. Now is a good time to recharge with a mini Canadian Island escape to the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. Just a quick flight from Vancouver, BC or Seattle, WA. My fiancé and I … Continued