Good morning from Queensland, Australia! In this month’s edition of Around the Belle-es-sphere we’re heading to Provence, Budapest, California, and Italy through the words and … Read more
Dinner reservations rule in Napa Valley. You best well get them, or you may well starve, is the message I got from everyone from my … Read more
Remember when you were little, and that Christmas catalog or the toy store’s Christmas ad came out (you know the one, with more than 20 pages of TOYS)? Did you circle everything you wanted and dog-eared your favorite pages for Santa, like I did? Imagine doing that now, in person. That’s what our Christmas outing in San Francisco is like. Like children on a new playground, we wonder in amazement at everything around us.
Sometimes a girl just has to get away. Our girls’ weekend is an escape from all our daily duties and responsibilities and an opportunity to partake in a few of the things we ladies like best. At least once a year my friends and I take a long weekend in the Napa Valley and indulge some in wining, dining, relaxing, and pampering. Sometimes the weekend resembles a teenage slumber party, and at other times it can feel like life of the rich and famous. These escapes are always about reconnecting with each other and having fun.
Planning a vacation to the Napa wineries I’m excited to tell you that, as I write, I’m actually sitting in a hotel room in Napa … Read more
Jessica, our favorite chocolate-loving Travel Belle, went in search of chocolate in San Francisco. She reports in with the tasty results The San Francisco Bay … Read more