Out of Office!

Out of Office!

David and I are excited to begin our safari journey through South Africa, Zambia and Botswana over the next month. Much of our time will be spent in the bush and we’ll have limited connectivity…

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4 years of Marriage and How to Help Napa and Sonoma

4 years of Marriage and How to Help …

We’re physically in Croatia for our 4th anniversary and my birthday, but our hearts are with Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino this week. Aside from countless weekends spent enjoying California’s wine country over the years, we…

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Our Vietnam Journey

Our Vietnam Journey

I’m extremely excited to share our full itinerary from the incredible month we spent in Vietnam! From Hanoi to Hoi An and all the cities in between, Vietnam is a feast for the senses. Condé…

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Travel Diary: Villa La Angostura and Las Balsas

Travel Diary: Villa La Angostura and Las …

Upon the recommendation of a friend from San Francisco, we decided to stay in the Bariloche area of Argentina’s Patagonia for a week to really soak in the natural splendor. So, for the second half…

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Travel Diary: 36 Hours in Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Diary: 36 Hours in Montevideo, Uruguay

Whenever we visit a new country I try to see both the capital and the countryside. So after a week in Punta we stopped through Uruguay’s charming capital of Montevideo for 36 hours. We arrived…

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Travel Diary: A Weekend at the Alvear Palace Hotel

Travel Diary: A Weekend at the Alvear …

I visited L’Orangerie at the Alvear Palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the first time for a breakfast meeting and knew David and I had to return to stay at the hotel for a few…

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Travel Diary: Two days in San Isidro and Tigre at Hotel Del Casco

Travel Diary: Two days in San Isidro …

Shortly after we first arrived in Buenos Aires, we started getting a lot of recommendations for Le Tigre, a vacation town originally known for their tigers. Both tourists and locals alike seemed to love it,…

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Travel Diary: The Vines of Mendoza

Travel Diary: The Vines of Mendoza

Last week David, our friend Catherine, and I visited Mendoza in search of the best Malbec. We rented rooms in a guesthouse in the middle of La Morada Vineyards, in the heart of Uco Valley.…

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Siete Fuegos’ Amazing Gazpacho Recipe

Siete Fuegos’ Amazing Gazpacho Recipe

David and I love gazpacho and it’s been so warm in Argentina we’ve ordered it every chance we get. Having tried numerous versions we were wowed by the gazpacho we had at Francis Mallmann’s Restaurant,…

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Two Christmas Table Settings

Two Christmas Table Settings

As families gather for the holidays, I find meals become more central to our calendars, and last longer as we catch up on the events of the last year with those we love. In anticipation…

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