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a view of the Golden Gate Bridge from Cavallo Point
in Life Tips, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Cavallo Point Resort: An Ideal Location for Napa or San Francisco

I love to spend time in northern California and the Marin County area is a favorite.  My husband and I recently got a chance to spend some time visiting friends in Napa and decided to tack on a few days on our own.  So, I started to do my research and uncovered a true gem just over the Golden Gate Bridge called Cavallo Point. The…

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Dining and Drinking Options at the Suzhou Marriott Hotel in China

China is amazing and has so much to offer.  I still can’t believe I was lucky enough to get to visit.  One of my favorite hotels I stayed at was the Suzhou Marriott, which I reviewed for TravelingMom.  Honestly, you never have to leave the hotel with all of its fabulous dining options, health club, spa, and well-appointed rooms.  It all makes your stay in…

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ca'momi osteria in napa
in Good Eats, Life Tips, Restaurants, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Ca’ Momi Osteria Restaurant Review – A Special Spot In Downtown Napa

Something special opened in downtown Napa last fall – Ca’ Momi Osteria restaurant.  While the restaurant may be new, the soul, the food and the wine is rooted deeply in the traditions of Italy and the Napa Valley. Ca’ Momi Enoteca has been in Napa Valley for over 5 years serving pizza and amazing pastries, but the story starts well before that.  Valentina Guolo-Migotta, the…

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traveling the world with your family
in Fabulous Finds, International, Life Tips, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Best Tips When Traveling The World With Your Family

We’ve done a lot of traveling over the years with the kids, both domestically and internationally.  It takes planning, fortitude, AND creativity, but I wouldn’t trade one experience for the world.  We’re happy to share what we’ve learned with you.  Some of these are for the kids and some of them are for the grown ups.  These are not the technical tips having to do…

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travel snacks
in International, North America, Travel Done Well

5 Travel Snacks That Fuel So You Arrive Ready To Go

Travel can be exhausting and arriving fresh and ready to go for us is so important.  There is no need to waste time at your destination just because you don’t feel in peak shape from traveling.  The top thing we neglect as travelers is fuel for our bodies.  We always need to think about snacks and meals to make sure we take care of ourselves….

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Give the Gift of Travel – MomsGoodEats Top 5 Picks

Do you need one last gift to put under the tree?  Then, think travel…Travel is a gift that keeps giving for so many years.  The experiences and memories that are shared can be savored forever.  The children will grow from both being with you and the education that travel offers.  This gift can also be given for the holidays, but taken during the year. Here…

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cancelled flight
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Top Tips to Handle The Dreaded Cancelled Flight

Now that holiday travel season is upon us, it’s inevitable that people will face the dreaded “CANCELLED” post next to their flight at the airport.  I don’t need to tell you that it can really make your travel experience awful or even ruin your whole vacation.  We’ve faced it more than once and if you haven’t, consider yourself really lucky and please share some of…

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Napa
in Life Tips, North America, Travel Done Well

Napa Has A Downtown! Who Knew It’s Not Just About The Wine!

I mean really. I didn’t have a clue until recently when my friend, Amy, said, “Come to Napa with me”. I thought, girl’s getaway, great, I’m in! But, I had to ask myself what would we do for four days driving from vineyard to vineyard? Then I got our itinerary. We were not leaving downtown Napa, but for a few hours one morning for a…

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