Portland in a Weekend

Despite Carrie and Fred's entertaining depiction of Oregon's famed eclectic city on Portlandia, this Pacific Northwest town isn't just known for its eccentric locals and never-ending rainy season. It's also packed with charming neighborhoods, delicious eats and an array of weekend-worthy activities.   Friday Get the lay of the land by starting your trip on the Portland [...]

Joshua Tree Weekend

I was maybe 5 years old my previous trip to Joshua Tree. It was just around the corner from grandma's house in Yucca Valley--we climbed into her orangey-brown striped motor home and off we went down the dusty desert road. I don't remember much other than scrambling up a rock, staring up at the hot, [...]

Paris’ Most Paradisiacal Patisseries.

It's no secret that some of the world's sweetest treats hail from the shops of Paris. A conglomerate of cultures, Paris' extensive gastronomie showcases the star delicicies from every region in France from Basque to the heavily Belgian influence in the North.  Here's seven of Paris' best patisseries that will take you on a trip around France [...]