The French-inspired tasting room and bistro at Europa Village, Temecula

Europa Village incorporates music and art to its Spanish, French and Italian sensibilities

Written by and photos by Nadia Ibanez We were recently invited to Europa Village in Temecula Wine Valley to get a sneak peek into...
Lightning in a Bottle Festival 2014

Join us at Lightning in a Bottle 2014 for yoga, music, art and heart- and mind-opening experiences

Written by Nadia Ibanez, Photos courtesy of Lightning in a Bottle After spending the day at V Elements Festival in San Diego, I’ve been...
Sound healing at the Space Stage at V Elements

An afternoon of sun, yoga, beats and gratitude at V Elements Festival, San Diego

Written by and photos by Nadia Ibanez I can honestly say that I’ve been to nearly every music, food, wine and art festival in...
Photo courtesy of San Diego Brewers Guild

Inaugural beer and food tasting event: Uncasked Neighborhood Brew Fest

Hello, San Diego friends! A little bird just told us about a pretty cool beer event happening Saturday, April 5th from 4-7 pm at...
V Elements is a yoga and music party set in Liberty Station, Point Loma.

V Elements Festival Hits San Diego on April 5 at Liberty Station

Written by Nadia Ibanez, Photos courtesy of V Elements As someone who’s practiced yoga for almost seven years, I have a true appreciation for...
The view from the Presidential Suite at Hotel Coral and Marina

A weekend full of seafood, wine tasting and history in Ensenada, Mexico

Written by Nadia Ibanez, Photos by Adam Stuckey After starting a new job and settling into my new apartment, I was long overdue for...
The Shore Hotel in Santa Monica. Photo courtesy of Mike Gardner.

The Shore Hotel is Perfect for Eco-Friendly, Health-Conscious, Green Travel in Santa Monica

Written by Nadia Ibanez After spending three consecutive weekends in Los Angeles for various food and music festivals, I could definitely tell that through...
The Georgian Hotel in Santa Monica.

The Georgian Hotel Santa Monica Celebrates its 80th Anniversary

Written by Nadia Ibanez, Photos by Adam Stuckey I first heard about The Georgian Hotel in Santa Monica a few months ago after learning...
Chicken and Pork Tacos from Northgate Market.

Inaugural Latin Food Fest in San Diego Celebrates Latin Restaurants, Chefs, Culture and Spirits

Written by Nadia Ibanez San Diego continuously gets the best of both worlds when it comes to global cuisine. From acclaimed ethnic offerings in...
The Japanese Yellowtail Crudo at Catch Santa Monica.

Catch Santa Monica offers Seafood and Seasonal Dishes with a True Fine Dining Experience

Written by Nadia Ibanez, Photos by Adam Stuckey It isn’t often that I say that I’ve had the perfect meal. Yes, I can describe...