Asheville, NC – Biltmore House and Gardens

One of the most well-known points of interest in Asheville, North Carolina is the Biltmore Estate. George Vanderbilt's country home, intended as an escape from every day life for his family and friends, entered construction in 1889. Opened (officially) in 1895, the Biltmore Home has over four acres of floor space and 250 rooms. While generously designed ...

Asheville, NC – Blue Ridge Parkway

Earlier this week I shared the first delicious details of our recent trip to Asheville, North Carolina. While we certainly ate our way through Asheville, we did find time for a few non-food adventures. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, Asheville is located on the Blue Ridge mountain chain. The Blue Ridge Parkway is an All-American Roadway that runs ...

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico – Flora Farm and Field Kitchen

There are a few adventures from my time in Los Cabos that truly stood out. Visiting El Arco, and my first experience in SUP (stand up paddling) were unforgettable. (To my great regret, the SUP wasn't captured on anyone's camera. Out on the water was where we realized the true value of a GoPro camera, something none ...

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico – El Arco and The Office

Arguably the most distinctive and recognizable image for Cabo San Lucas is El Arco (The Arch), located on the southernmost tip of the Baja peninsula. While we weren't able to see El Arco from our villa at Montecristo, it's on Playa El Médano, which is the beach we visited for swimming and water activities. Although ...

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico – Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach

Spending the first nine days of April in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, relaxed my soul and refreshed my spirit. There will be several posts rehashing my Spring Break in Mexico, but let's start with my accommodations for the trip. Throughout my time in Cabo, I stayed with a friend's family in a villa at Montecristo Estates, associated with ...

Cleveland Rocked the NCAA Sweet 16 and Elite 8

Despite the cell phone drama, my recent trip home to Cleveland was actually a great time. It's always exciting to share the city with people who haven't been before. Despite all the jokes, Cleveland is a phenomenal town. Here's just some of the proof: We arrived to a chilly, cloudy day, but it did nothing to dampen my spirits. We ...