It started off like any other adventure. My sister and I had been in Kuta for a few days and were now heading to the island known as Gili Trawangan. The island is one of the three Gili Islands located off of Lombok island. I hadn’t really considered visiting Gili T. I was traveling to… Continue reading 3 Days on Gili T.
Author: Claudia Avalos
How to Spend a Lovely Day with Mr. Darcy.
Visiting the Chatsworth House was a dream come true for this Jane Austen fan. The estate is used in the 2005 film adaptation of Pride & Prejudice as Mr. Darcy’s estate, Pemberley. The moment the house came within view I was mesmerized. The property is simply stunning. In one afternoon I had afternoon tea, frolicked… Continue reading How to Spend a Lovely Day with Mr. Darcy.
LA Street Art and Why I Love it!
One of my favorite things about living in a city such as Los Angeles is the endless amount of street art sprinkled throughout the city. Whether you are looking for an instagram worthy shot or simply want to take in some creative works of art, Los Angeles is covered with messages of inspiration, love, peace… Continue reading LA Street Art and Why I Love it!
How to Spend 4 Days Looking for Mr. Darcy…
My friend and I recently set out on a 4-day road trip through the English countryside. We had a loosely planned itinerary. We started with a quick cruise through Oxford. Then stopped for dinner in West Berkshire before making our way to Bath for a few days to enjoy the town and the Jane Austen… Continue reading How to Spend 4 Days Looking for Mr. Darcy…
How I Spent 3 Quick Days in Cologne
I was recently in Cologne for a work event and had just one day to explore one of Germany’s oldest cities. I found myself centered next to the Rhine river and the city's Old Town district, Altstadt. With a limited amount of time to explore I opted for a day of strolling through its cobblestoned… Continue reading How I Spent 3 Quick Days in Cologne
3 Days of Golf Carts, Seafood & Sunshine on Catalina Island
Taking off for a quick trip with the girls is one of my favorite things about traveling. Exploring new cities with best friends makes for amazing laughs and memories. A girl friend of mine recently celebrated a birthday so we headed to the town of Avalon on the island of Catalina for 3 days of… Continue reading 3 Days of Golf Carts, Seafood & Sunshine on Catalina Island
7 Days of Beach lounging, Samba & Caipirinhas.
I arrived in Rio a few days before one of the biggest parties in the world, Carnival. I was staying in a condo in the neighborhood known as the “little Paris” of Rio, Ipanema and was within walking distance to its famed Zona Sul beaches. The neighborhood was charming with a juice stand around the… Continue reading 7 Days of Beach lounging, Samba & Caipirinhas.
How to Spend an Invigorating Day of Yoga in Waikiki.
Nothing beats a yoga session on the beach as the sun is setting with one of Hawaii’s best yoga instructors. If you are planning a trip to Waikiki then you absolutely must take time out to for a relaxing beach yoga session with Karen. Karen is full of energy and has a genuine passion for… Continue reading How to Spend an Invigorating Day of Yoga in Waikiki.
How to Spend 4 Days on Caye Caulker, Go Slow.
Arriving on the Belizean island of Caye Caulker was like stepping into paradise. I arrived after a 45-minute boat ride on some of the bluest waters I’ve ever seen. I hadn’t even stepped off the boat when one of the boat operators in an island accent said to me, “welcome to Caye Caulker my sweet,… Continue reading How to Spend 4 Days on Caye Caulker, Go Slow.