Saratoga, CA: Memorial Day Celebrations

I’m constantly sharing places that I visit but today I thought I’d share my town with you. In my opinion, I have the best of both worlds. I live in the midst of Silicon Valley ~ high tech capital of the world ~ and yet the town I live in, Saratoga, CA, is still reflective of small […]

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Pebble Beach Stables

I finally made time to visit the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center. It’s a quaint and rustic center that is filled with charm and character. The stables are open to the public and you can take forest or beach trail rides…or just stop by and visit the horses. I developed a little crush on Quincy. This one here was a […]

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Defining My Ultimate Luxury Hotel

I will fully admit it’s hard not to become a little spoiled when you have the opportunity to stay at some of the most luxurious hotels in the United States and beyond. With each trip I take, I find a new, indulgent feature that finds its way onto my fantasy list for, what I would consider, the makings of the Ultimate […]

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Global Entry

Have you ever considered applying for the Global Entry Program? Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. This program is one step above the TSA Pre-Check program in that it not only allows you to skip through the […]

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No Ordinary Resort on Instagram

No Ordinary Resort is on Instagram under the name SKE_daddle or hashtag #NoOrdinaryResort. Instagram is a fun way to share images with quick updates. I would love to have you come on over to follow my shenanigans and receive quick tips on what’s going on in luxury travel. I hope you’ll come on over and follow […]

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A Sneak Peek at Gateway Canyons Resort

I thought I would give you all a quick sneak peek of an extraordinary resort I recently stayed at called Gateway Canyons located in Gateway, Colorado. This resort is the vision of John Hendricks, the founder of Discovery Communications (Discovery Channel). John has managed to create a rich man’s playground in the middle of what looks like […]

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Gettin’ My Cowgirl On!

  Going to well-known, familiar places is always fun but I get a rush each time I book a new destination and resort where I have never been before…and I’m really excited about the trip I just booked at the Gateway Canyons Resort in Colorado. I have always heard how beautiful Colorado is and from what […]

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Sightseeing: Seattle, WA ~ Pike Place Market

There are farmer’s markets and then there is Seattle’s Pike Place Market ~ this is no ordinary farmer’s market! As one of Seattle’s most famous landmarks since 1907, this bustling market offers a plethora of fresh fish, meats, produce, flowers, sweets, quirky merchandise and so much more. From the moment you arrive you’re on sensory overload…the people, […]

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A Great Day at Cavallo Point

    I took a day trip up to Sausalito to visit the Cavallo Point resort. This is such a unique resort as it is located at Fort Baker in Sausalito. When the resort took over the property, they turned what used to be the homes for the officers into their historic rooms. And for […]

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Fun Day in Carmel, CA

You can’t go wrong spending a day in the storybook town of Carmel. A little shopping, a yummy lunch at Cafe Rustica, and quality time with my sis makes for a great day! It’s always a good idea to take a day-cation.

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