A View From Above: Celebrating Our 21st Wedding Anniversary With A Sunset Helicopter Tour of Los Angeles

A View From Above: Celebrating Our 21st Wedding Anniversary With A Sunset Helicopter Tour of Los Angeles

I wanted to surprise my husband with an experience to celebrate our 21st Wedding Anniversary.  We booked a weekend getaway at a resort & spa in San Diego, but I also wanted to do something on our actual Anniversary.  I decided to book a helicopter tour over Los Angeles.

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10% Discount on Hundreds of LivItaly Tours for Summer 2017

10% Discount on Hundreds of LivItaly Tours for Summer 2017

10% discount on hundreds of LivItaly Tours for Summer 2017! 

When we went to Italy one of our favorite tours was a private Colosseum Underground tour we booked with LivItaly.  We went to the top tier which you can't do with general admission. We also went to the underground section which isn't open to the public. Our tour host Rachel was incredible and truly made the experience even better. She shared lots of great information and was so much fun. We had a small group of only our family and two other people so it was very personal. 

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Doing Laundry in Florence, Italy

Doing Laundry in Florence, Italy

It was a nice sunny day here today so I decided to hang laundry outside to dry.  It reminded me of our trip to Italy. One of my most cherished moments in Florence was hanging our clothes outside the window of our fourth story flat to dry. For some reason hanging the laundry made me feel like I lived there rather than just being a visitor.  It brought me back to my childhood and it felt so authentic Italian to me.  

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How to Prevent Your Feet From Swelling During Long Flights

How to Prevent Your Feet From Swelling During Long Flights

Have you ever taken a long flight only to discover as you were about to get off the plane that your feet and ankles have swollen and look like one big blob?  I have!

My first long flight was to Fiji.  When I stood up to exit the plane I looked down and noticed that my ankles were swollen and looked like elephant feet.  

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Things To Do In Big Bear During Winter

Things To Do In Big Bear During Winter

Big Bear is great place to visit any time of year.  They have something to offer during all four seasons. This is part one of a four part series about things to do in Big Bear for each season, starting with winter.

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Vegan Restaurants in Antigua, Guatemala

Vegan Restaurants in Antigua, Guatemala

I usually do some research before traveling to a new place so I have an idea of where to find healthy, vegan food or places that have vegan options. 

One of my favorite resources for finding vegan friendly food and restaurants is Happy Cow.  You put in the name of where you’ll be traveling to and it gives you a list of vegan friendly places along with reviews.

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The World's Most Romantic Islands

The World's Most Romantic Islands

St. Valentine's Day is almost here.  For me it's a time to think about the people in my life that I love and am so grateful for. 

Even if you aren't in a romantic relationship, you can focus on the people in your life that you love and the many ways you can give and share love. A simple smile shared with someone can be an act of love and make a difference.  

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Incredible Airline Perk I just Discovered

Incredible Airline Perk I just Discovered

If you fly Southwest Airlines you need to know about this amazing perk. I didn't know it existed until I read about it on Travel & Leisure's website.  It's called Companion Pass. 

Once you accrue 110,000 qualifying points or fly 100 flights in a calendar year, you earn Companion Pass Status. That means you get to take a designated companion with you whenever you buy or use points for a Southwest ticket and you only pay the government fees for their ticket. 

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