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Best Place to Stay for Zion National Park: SpringHill Suites Springdale

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In partnership with SpringHill Suites Springdale Looking for the best place to stay for Zion National Park? SpringHill Suites Springdale Zion National Park is one of those magical hotels that we longed to get back to as soon as we were driving away. I know we will return again as it is the best place to stay for a visit to Zion National Park.  We were fortunate to shack up there…

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Red Lobster Crabfest 2017 #CrabfestSummer #Crabfest Sea-to-Table Experience

Red Lobster Crabfest 2017 Menu

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #CrabfestSummer #Crabfest Red Lobster Crabfest 2017 is here! The Crabfest event, the ultimate celebration of everything crab is back at Red Lobster, for a limited time only! During Crabfest, Red Lobster is offering five types of wild-caught crab from waters off the coasts…

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Top 10 Reasons Why I love Living in San Diego

Thinking about moving to San Diego? There are some other things about living in San Diego that you should know before you make the move and be sure to check out this Local Guide to San Diego. San Diego is referred to as America’s Finest City, famous for its sunny weather and impressive beaches. I have lived here for quite a few years now and am proud to call it home.

Thinking about moving to San Diego? There are some other things about living in San Diego that you should know before you make the move and be sure to check out this  Local Guide to San Diego. San Diego is referred to as America’s Finest City, famous for its sunny weather and impressive beaches. It’s one of the best places to live in California. I have lived here for quite a few…

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Africa Rocks Opening at The San Diego Zoo

 If you are looking for things to do in San Diego then visit The San Diego Zoo’s new Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks, which highlights some of Africa’s most extraordinary species.  Wander through six different habitats from savanna to seashore: Cape Fynbos, West African Forest, Madagascar Forest, Acacia Woodland, Ethiopian Highlands, and Kopje.  Last Sunday, My family and I got a chance to visit the Cape Fynbos habitat at The San Diego Zoo, part of the massive Africa Rocks…

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The Clement Hotel Palo Alto – All Inclusive, Luxury Amenities

In partnership with The Clement Hotel Our arrival at the exclusive The Clement Hotel was warm and exceptional.  We were greeted and checked in on an iPad by our personal concierge as we sank into the living room leather; he invited us for an escorted tour of the hotel while our bags were taken up, and pointed out the curated art pieces. Guests are sent a survey prior to arrival to specify…

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Hyatt Carmel Highland, Overlooking Big Sur Coast

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Disclosure: In partnership with Hyatt Carmel Highland, all of the following thoughts and opinions are that of Posh Journal.  Carmel has been on our list of places to go for quite some time.  We saw Big Sur as a backdrop in a movie recently and had heard it referenced as a favorite spot, even from friends who have traveled the globe.  The Hyatt Carmel is a renowned hotel in the area…

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Anatomy of Pastry Jean Philippe Patisserie

Jean Philippe Patisserie Anatomy of Pastry

This has been a sponsored post but all expressions and experiences are that of my own. While walking about in Las Vegas ARIA hotel you’ll surely notice the Jean Philippe Patisserie. It looks like a cross between a Chihuly glass exhibit with a wild dream of enchantingly creative desserts. The shop is itself an attraction, but the divine look and taste of the pastries are what keep people coming back…

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The Best Lightweight Luggage for a Traveller! #TripAdvisor

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I created this post as part of the TripAdvisor Ambassador program For years, TripAdvisor has been the trusted resource I’ve gone to when planning a trip.  The Things To Do section helps me pick my destinations, and there’s no better source for real hotel and restaurant reviews.  It saves me hours being able to go to one single resource and quickly glean the opinions of thousands of real peers.  I…

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Things to Do in Anaheim + Best Place to Stay #CountryInns + Giveaway

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Things to Do in Anaheim + Best Place to Stay 1. Disneyland Park The first thing that comes to-mind when you think of Anaheim is Disneyland Park. What makes the park unique is that it was designed and built under supervision by Walt Disney himself. Since its inception in 1955, the park has gone through several renovations and expansions.   The most recent expansions and changes were for its 60th anniversary…

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The Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection: Nature at Every Turn @HotelParadox

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  In partnership with The Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection – Santa Cruz As we were welcomed to The Hotel Paradox with a friendly “hello” we were also greeted by the most amazing front desk I have ever seen, carved out of a massive and wonderful eucalyptus tree.  Looking around the rest of the lobby and beyond I quickly found that outdoor beauty was the heart and soul of the hotel and could be…

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5 Great Travel Destinations for Engineering Students

5 Great Travel Destinations for Engineering Students

If you are nearing the end of your online masters in engineering degree then you may be thinking of way to celebrate your success. What better way to celebrate than with a fabulous trip with friends or loved ones? With that in mind we’ve put together a list of five travel destinations that are ideal for engineering students. There’s a little something for everyone, whether you want to relax on…

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The Cliffs Resort – Pismo Beach (Hotel Review)

The Cliffs Resort Pismo Beach Hotels

The Cliffs Resort – Pismo Beach (Hotel Review) The Cliffs Resort provided us with a hotel and spa experience that was absolutely dreamy.  We were journeying up scenic and historic Highway 101 and Highway 1 from Los Angeles to San Francisco, and wanted to stay at the halfway mark near San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach.  With amazing wineries, Hearst Castle, and a fabulous coastline there’s so much to do in…

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Portola Hotel & Spa: Monterey Bay Hotel

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In partnership with The Portola Hotel The Portola Hotel and Spa was the perfect place to stay while visiting Monterey on our recent family vacation. With Monterey’s largest spa, cozy classy and comfortable rooms and award winning dining we could have stayed right onsite for a few days and been perfectly happy.  The location of the hotel however is unbeatable, set beside both the harbor and downtown  where we had…

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Monterey Dining – Jacks Restaurant & Lounge – Portola Hotel

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In partnership with Portola Hotel.  As always, all opinions are my own The Portola Hotel landed the biggest of fish with their new Executive Chef, Danny Abbruzzese.  He’s dedicated his life to learning about all facets of food and cooking, and is happy to be joining an already talented and enthusiastic staff at both of the Portola Hotel’s restaurants, Jack’s and Peter B’s Brewpub.  Danny is extremely humble and prefers to…

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Holland America Line: Finest Cuisine & America’s Test Kitchen

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#Hosted Holland America Line: America’s Test Kitchen Holland America Line sets itself apart in a crucial area when deciding on a cruiseline: the food! While aboard the ms Westerdam we were extremely impressed with the three pools, art galleries and friendly staff. However, as a self-proclaimed foodie none of these things were quite as important as the ship’s meals. On any vacation I want to be enjoying flavors and food arrangements…

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Peter B’s BrewPub – Monterey’s Original Craft Brewery with Amazing Grub!

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In partnership with Peter B’s BrewPub and Portola Hotel. As always, all opinions are my own. Peter B’s BrewPub is Monterey’s original craft Brewery, so I was honored (and stoked) when asked to give a taste and review of their beer and food.  The location is unbeatable, in the Portola Hotel right across from the Old Fisherman’s Wharf and in a happening part of downtown Monterey.  I have a lot of good things to say about Peter B’s…

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Things to Do in Monterey #SeeMonterey + Win a #Monterey Trip Package Giveaway

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Many thanks to See Monterey for sponsoring today’s story and encouraging me to experience all that Monterey County has to offer. Monterey, California is easily one of the best vacation destinations that I’ve visited on the California coast.  On our family trip this past week we decided that Monterey was the perfect place to stay and play with its abundance of family activities, natural beauty and tremendous food and wine.  We made the…

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6 Tips for Photographing Unplanned Moments

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This post is sponsored by Olympus® in partnership with Activate by Bloglovin, all opinions are 100% my own. With my food photography I would originally panic when something boiled over, spilled or splashed in an unexpected way. I was so worried that my perfect picture would be tarnished and ruined with such blemishes. I later realized that these unplanned imperfections were oftentimes the highlight of the shot, and would give a…

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Best Travel Destinations + Win a Trip Around The World

Thank you to Radisson Blu for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to dream up my trip around the world! Are you looking for some ideas for best travel destinations in the world.  How about winning a trip around the world? The most anticipated #PaperCity contest by Radisson Blu® is finally here. If you haven’t played the game visit Paper City by Raddison Blu  to start your journey and discover fun facts/clues…

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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL #DriveMitsubishi @Mitsucars

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In partnership with  #DriveMitsubishi @Mitsucars and #DriveShop When making a comparison of crossover utility vehicles it is absolutely important to spend significant time driving the vehicles and feeling out for the one best suited for your many life adventures.  For my family those adventures include weekend trips camping, packing six or seven people in for a road trip, excursions to the beach with all of the sand and water toys, and of course all of…

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