Best Bars and Restaurants to Enjoy in Aruba

Best Bars and Restaurants to Enjoy in Aruba

Aruba has always been a dream vacation destination, and this year we finally made it a reality. Aruba is super easy to get to, either on a cruise or on one of the 100+ direct flights from the US. Working with the Aruba tourism agency, we spent a week on the island exploring the culinary delights […]

Celebrating National Tequila Day at Iberostar Playa Mita with CheapCaribbean

Celebrating National Tequila Day at Iberostar Playa Mita with CheapCaribbean

At the amazing Iberostar Playa Mita, the lobby bar was one of my favorite places to sit & grab a cocktail, from Margaritas to Carajillos; they had everything! However, if you’re able to make the time, the tequila & mezcal tasting was an EPIC Experience. It started with a Margarita that was enhanced with 2 […]

Waikiki Tiki – The Best Tiki Bar in Mexico City

Waikiki Tiki – The Best Tiki Bar in Mexico City

I’m missing Mexico, especially drinking delicious cocktails at Waikiki Tiki Room with friends. I can’t wait to head back and try all the new cocktails.

Ketel One in Rotterdam During the Diageo World Class 2019 Finals

Ketel One in Rotterdam During the Diageo World Class 2019 Finals

Spending time with the Nolet Family in 2019 during the Diageo World Class Finals was an AMAZING experience! We got to chat with Bob Nolet, who is the 11th generation of his family working on Ketel One Vodka. It was really amazing, being able to follow the bartenders around on their journey, starting here at […]

Tres Agaves Event for National Tequila Day

Tres Agaves Event for National Tequila Day

We love hosting events, so when Tres Agaves Tequila asked us to create unique cocktails and host their National Tequila Day event at Celeste in Chicago, we couldn’t say no. The event was a blast and all the cocktails were great hits, though the highlight was meeting the master distiller Iliana Partida, and founder Barry […]

Culinary Expedition Through California’s Gold Country

Culinary Expedition Through California’s Gold Country

Last month I hit the road with Visit California as a part of the Gold Rush Rally, a celebration of California’s Gold Country and the state’s global reputation as the ultimate road trip destination. This part of the state isn’t necessarily known for its culinary excellence, but you have definitely heard of its historical charm […]

Bordeaux Bar, Wine and Restaurant Recommendations

Bordeaux Bar, Wine and Restaurant Recommendations

We haven’t nearly spent as much time in Bordeaux as we would like, though it is hard to; as I would like to live there full time. We have been super lucky to have an amazing friend who calls this city home and who has shown us the real spots when we have been fortunate […]

Stunning Street Art & Scrumptious Seafood in Valparaiso

Stunning Street Art & Scrumptious Seafood in Valparaiso

Valparaiso is such a unique and beautiful city often compared to San Francisco and any time you visit Chile you must put aside at least 2 full days to explore the wonderfully decorated laneways. After a month of living in Santiago, we were on the bus for less than 2 hours before arriving into what […]

Understanding the complexity of Cognac Blending

Understanding the complexity of Cognac Blending

One of the best things about working as an influencer in the alcohol industry is the ability to travel to amazing destinations and be able to call it work. We previously traveled to Cognac, France and visited with the BNIC who is the governing body looking over all of the companies to make sure they […]

What Goes into a Cognac?

What Goes into a Cognac?

No, I don’t mean the liquid, but instead, I want to talk about the diverse assemblage of individuals who have dedicated their lives to producing this delicious liquescent treasure. The master blender and distiller always get all the credit, and they deserve their bit, however, everyone who plays a part in the creation of a […]

Beautiful Bordeaux with Barton & Guestier

Beautiful Bordeaux with Barton & Guestier

During our adventure in France, we made our way down to Bordeaux with Barton & Guestier to explore the amazing wines of the region. I love that the company works with one of their wine houses, Château Magnol, to offer a food and wine academy right in the middle of Bordeaux wine country; the wine […]

Beautiful Booze x Hanky Panky Cocktail Pop-Up in Mexico City

Beautiful Booze x Hanky Panky Cocktail Pop-Up in Mexico City

Friday night was amazing! Having the opportunity to step behind one of our favorite bars in the world and mix up delicious Beautiful Booze cocktails is a dream. The team at Hanky Panky were all amazing and fun to work with, they really carried me through the shift both physically and mentally. I can’t wait […]