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Meet Maggie

Hi! I’m a San Diegan who after years in the advertising industry decided to shoot for the stars and follow my passion for travel journalism. It was a big step, but I’m here to tell you, it’s better to live the life you’ve imagined than to only dream about it. You, too, can make your aspirations a reality. So, pack your courage, tenacity, work ethic and here we go…


Recent Trips

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada’s Winter Wonderland

The phenomenal Fairmont Chateau Whistler invited me to experience their beautiful resort and village first hand. My buddy Debbi Scolari-Rowan, accompanied me for the three day funfest! We flew into Vancouver, followed by a two hour shuttle ride with picture perfect postcard scenery around every bend.

The Mad Men Life at Palm Springs Mid-Century Modernism Week

Palm Springs, California is the mecca of mid-century architecture, design, fashion, culture, and cocktails. This is celebrated annually at Modernism Week when the town showcases butterfly roofs and all-steel buildings, rattan furniture, far out wallpaper, bouffant hairdos, and martinis.

Mexico’s Adobe Guadalupe Vineyards & Inn More Like a European Estate

I’ve been to Baja, Mexico’s Valle de Guadalupe wine country 30 or more times, so I thought I knew the area well. Until I stayed overnight at Adobe Guadalupe Vineyard & Inn. While it’s only a two-hour drive SE of San Diego, California, it feels a world away.




Far Flung Adventures and Nearby Jaunts


Traveling With Pets


Hitting the Open Road With Your Hairy-Heartthrob


2 Mile Top 10


Top 10 Must See, Must Do, and Must Eat Within 2 Miles of Hotels Worldwide

Tours, Teaching, & Talks


Day Trips, Travel Classes, and Presentations



Shop For Items From Around The Globe

Shop with me around the world via social media. Follow me real time as I travel the globe’s marketplaces looking for indigenous items to place on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter. If you see something you gotta have, message me and I’ll pick it up.

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