• Exploring London in a Striped Jumpsuit

    Exploring London as an adult was such a different experience than when I was there as a kid. I was no longer begging my parents to take me to the Hard Rock Cafe for dinner and actually got to experience the city as it truly should be. A lot of my trip to Europe I was strolling around the city alone – which to be honest is something I love to do. I travel a lot for work so I’ve gotten used to being alone and making the most of…

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    London Guide: 10 Food and Drink Spots You Don’t Want to Miss!

    If you follow me on Instagram you know I LOVE myself some good food and drinks, so I’ve complied a list of my favorite finds in London! Peggy Porshen Cakes: This bakery is not only adorable but it also has delicious cupcakes and hot chocolate. Beware this is a popular spot and there may be a line! 2. Domonique Ansel Bakery: Right down the street from Peggy Porchen. If you go you have to try their Cronut! It is AMAZING! We also tried their signature DKA (Domonique’s Kouigan Amann) which…

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    A Weekend Trip to Napa

    Hey everyone! A few weekends ago I had the pleasure of visiting Napa and it was just as incredible as you would imagine! A big group of my friends as well as my Mom and Aunt drove up for the weekend since a few of us were working close to San Francisco. There are SO many wineries that it would be impossible to see them all in one weekend, so we kept it simple and only visited a few. Hess Winery: Funny story about this place. My mom actually met…

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    San Francisco Recap: What to Do/ Where to Eat

    One of my favorite parts about being a consultant is that I get to travel all over the place to work with different clients. If you are newer to Diary of a Dirty Blonde, you can check out some of my previous work travel posts to Germany, Ireland and Amsterdam! My first work stop this year was San Francisco, California. I ended up having time to do a ton of exploring and am so excited to share everything I did with you! This is a long one so get ready! THINGS…

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    A Day Trip to Big Sur

    Have you ever traveled down the coast of California? When I was in middle school my cousin got married in Oregon so my family took some extra time off and drove from Portland to San Francisco. When I came back to California for work one of my bucket list items was to drive to Big Sur and when my friend Mary came to SF for work I knew this was the perfect time to do it! The Big Sur/Monterey/Carmel by the Sea areas are the perfect day trip from San…

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