Category Archives: North America

NYC Day Parties: With Soooul!

Photo Courtesy of Soul Summit Music The sun's gone warmer, the days a bit longer and it's that time of the year again: Day Party season!   I'm back with this edition of  NYC Day Parties: With Soooul!   Do you like your house music funky with a nice helping of soul?   How about a party in the park with DJs who are absolute legends in New York City nightlife?   If this sounds like how you would like to spend your summer afternoons, Read more »

NYC Day Parties: Goin’ to church at Sundae Sermon

Leon and DJ Stormin'  Norman
Photo Courtesy of : DJ Stormin' Norman via Facebook On a wet but warm Sunday afternoon in St. Nicholas Park in Harlem, the Minster of Music, DJ Stormin’ Norman delivered a different type of Sundae Sermon.  It was the gospel according to house and   we went to "church".   There was singing, dancing and even a few amens! A free mini-festival in Harlem, Sundae Sermon is the brainchild of  DJ Stormin' Norman.  It's a house music revival for Read more »

NYC Day Parties: ebb + flow’s Sunset Debauchery

Me old Day party season is here!  I’ve moved from San Diego to New York City and the sheer variety of day parties is breathtaking. To the secret parties on rooftops, raves on terraces, musical boat cruises, sexy pool parties and free concerts in the park; I’m giddy with the possibilities!  I've gone to many day parties but oddly enough never a boat party.  I think I was afraid of being sick or trapped Read more »

San Diego Day Parties: Clique

Clique Pool Party Addition It’s almost day party season!    And if you’re in San Diego, you’ll want to check out Clique.  Clique is not so much a party but a movement. They are passionate about art, music and the underground club scene and they want YOU to be a part of their clique.   Each party aims to stimulate you through sight and sound.  Artists inspired by the people and music of Clique create paintings Read more »

San Diego Day Parties: Bounce Sundays

Bounce Thumbnail On this cold winter’s day, I want to bring you back, to the warm days of summer on a sun-drenched patio in the city of San Diego, with the gorgeous Pacific ocean in the background; where DJ sets come alive with live instruments and sun sets to music.   Today’s we’re going to Bounce Sundays. The founders of Bounce Sundays wanted bring something a little different to the San Diego Sunday Funday Read more »

San Diego Day Parties: Souleil Opening Party 2014

Dancing JPG Day parties just happen to be one of the best inventions ever! They’ve been around for a while, but day parties and clubs have really taken off in the past few years. Instead of being hotbox of a nightclub, you can enjoy the sun, and actually get a good look at the person you’re talking; all while dancing your butt off and getting home at a decent time so your face doesn’t betray the day you Read more »

Top 5 Things to Do in San Diego

Andaz Hotel Rooftop In San Diego, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy, whether you love fitness, the outdoors, beaches, partying, style, or eating well. There is always something happening throughout the year with new events, exhibits, and festivals. San Diego has nice weather all year round with an average daily temperature of 70.5° F (21.4 degrees Celsius). A marked feature of the climate is the wide variation Read more »

Los Cabos’ Hacienda Encantada

IMG_1454Residence 4 800x600 Jetting off south of the border for my Mexican vacation was just what the doctor ordered. I booked one week at the gorgeous Hacienda Encantada Resort and Spa, located on the top of a cliff on the Baja Peninsula. Hacienda Encantada offers magnificent sea views from nearly every suite on the property. In fact, one can see all the way out to Land's End. The resort is an oasis away from the bachelor Read more »

Impetus to Travel

TheWineBarPanamaCity Whatever you want to classify “it” as,  I have most definitively got “it”- the thing known as  “the travel bug”, “wanderlust”,“itchy feet”, “peripatetic-‘itis’”.  I would undoubtedly be considered a late bloomer when it comes to “destination traveling”, having only flown on my first plane at the liberated age of 21 to Tucson, Arizona-one of my favorite haunts in the Read more »

Hyatt Place Caters to Women Travelers

Hyatt Place Lobby, Jacksonville Airport How many times do we women feel pampered at a large hotel chain? Do we ever really feel that the brand and its respective offerings and amenities really cater to us? Imagine my surprise when I stayed at the Hyatt Place hotel in North Jacksonville, Florida. I was in the city to visit friends and family and looked for a convenient northern location with spacious rooms. Jacksonville is home to beautiful Read more »