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Torrance – My Favorite Place to Stay in the Los Angeles Area

Discover Torrance Marriott Hotel 21 Square Kitchen + Bar

Disclosure: In partnership with #DiscoverTorrance #AD Taking a vacation to Southern California and reviewing the best places to visit lists can be overwhelming.  There are so many attractions to see and from the theme parks to the beaches to Hollywood it really can’t all be covered in one trip.  Picking the right places to stay and visit, especially in and around the LA and beach areas is a huge decision.…

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Four Days in Philly – A Love Story

Loews Philadelphia Hotel

Disclosure: In partnership with Loews Philadelphia Hotel When discussing with our friends which cities to visit in the northeast most of them quickly mentioned DC, New York or Boston.  The “city of brotherly love” didn’t get as much love as the other three, but after spending four days of our vacation in Philadelphia we wondered why.  Maybe it’s because Philadelphia has historically had some grit to it, but we really…

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Character and Class: Our Stay at the Loews Boston Hotel

Precinct Kitchen + Bar at Loews Boston Hotel

Disclosure: In partnership with Loews Boston Hotel My family had a wonderful reunion last week in the seaside town of Gloucester, MA.  We extended our time in Massachusetts to see the great city of Boston, and were put up by the Loews Boston Hotel for our stay.  When I told my friends I was going to Boston for the first time their eyes all lit up… I knew I was in for a treat.  …

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Flavor San Diego at Loews Coronado (aka my food paradise experience)

Loews Coronado

In partnership with Loews Coronado Flavor by Loews is a new way for travelers to enjoy the best artisan food of an area without having to set foot outside of their hotel.  Think of your next business, family, or solo trip to a city like Miami, Tuscon or New York, and being treated with the best of local food culture. I was invited to cover my city’s kickoff event for…

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Experience the Loews Minneapolis Hotel – Steps from Target Center

Loews Minneapolis Hotel

Disclosure: In partnership with Loews Minneapolis Hotel We stayed at a  Loews here in Coronado, San Diego a while back and have been eager to get back to a Loews ever since.  During our stay the staff had gone out of its way to make our stay easy, memorable and luxurious.  When my husband bought plane tickets to Minnesota I hopped on the internet and decided to reach out to…

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The Clement Hotel Palo Alto – All Inclusive, Luxury Amenities

The Clement Hotel Review

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

best place to stay for zion national park. SpringHIll Suite springdale review.

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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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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Hyatt Carmel Highland, Overlooking Big Sur Coast

Hyatt Carmel Highland

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

Tripadvisor Luggage

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

things to do in Anaheim Disneyland

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

hotel paradox pool

  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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