Monkeying Around in Costa Rica


You may have noticed that I love animals. Big animals, small animals, furry animals, not so furry reptiles – I love them all! One of the most exciting parts of traveling to Costa Rica was the possibility that I would see monkeys and other wildlife – in the wild – while there. Chris and I [...]

4 Reasons to Plan Your Next Event at Holman Ranch in Carmel Valley

Holman Ranch

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Jen Andrade of The Mom Reviews. Nestled in one of California’s most beautiful locations, Holman Ranch in Carmel Valley is inland from the Monterey Bay and surrounded by grand oaks and rolling hills. The beautiful private estate offers unlimited possibilities for weddings, engagements, family reunions, holiday parties, [...]

Celebrate The Sunset of Summer #AlamoDriveHappy


Summer is almost over. Before we get back to the grind of back to school, homework, after-school activities and “life as usual,” why not plan one last day of summer fun? Angeline and I just embarked on an Alaskan cruise, but of course you don’t have to go all the way to Alaska to celebrate [...]

Top 5 Beaches in La Romana, Dominican Republic

Bayahibe Beach in the Dominican Republic

Those traveling to warm tropical places often do so to explore a country that they are not familiar with. They may choose to escape to a warm tropical climate to evade the onslaught of winter weather that they may be facing. Many tourists love to visit the warm sandy beaches to soak up some sun. [...]

The Perfect Napa Valley Girl’s Getaway

A Napa Valley Girls Weekend Getaway

Many people travel to the state of California for many different reasons. Families with young children often like to head down there to do Disney, some like to do the Hollywood scene, some will head down there and let their heart lead them, and others like to visit the beautiful wineries of Napa Valley, which [...]

Exploring Madrid

Madrid is one of Europe’s great cities when it comes to culture, and the Spanish capital is renowned for its museums, architecture and theatres. Whether it’s for a weekend trip or a few days away, Madrid city breaks can also be very affordable. The Golden Triangle of Art This area of Madrid, on the Paseo del Prado, [...]