Archive for the ‘Bon Vivant’ Category
Part of being a romantic travel writer is to add value and romance to your destination, wherever that may be. Whether you are two are seeking the sun at a tropical beachside location or looking to hideaway in a rustic cabin resort, these tips, suggestions and travel advice will allow you plan and enjoy a truly romantic travel experience.
Romantic Travel Tip #1
One sexy way to maximize your dollars while traveling is by booking a romantic package. Many boutique hotels and resorts, ranging in star ratings, amenities and size, offer romantic packages year-around. Most romantic packages include heartfelt seductive additions to the purchase of your accommodations. For example, some of the embellishments include couples massages, rose pedal-filled beds, dinner reservations, massage oils and often a bottle of bubbles-on-ice upon your arrival. Securing an irresistible getaway will be guaranteed.
Romantic Travel Tip #2
Don’t forget to pack romantic travel essentials; travel candles, massage oils and lingerie. Spice your vacation up even more with erotic games and intellectually stimulating activities that create opportunities to learn more about one another. In our typical routine and comfortable surroundings, dialogue tends to circle around the same topics of conversation. Travel often evokes a daring spirit and gives them the chance to explore old dreams and suppressed desires. Now is your opportunity to discover the other side of your partner.
Romantic Travel Tip #3
Bonding Activities include Italian cooking classes, kite-surfing lessons in Hawaii or cherishing a hike Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro together. These travel adventures create memories together and cement that loving bond that you both share. No matter if you are on your first trip-away together, honeymooning or celebrating your twenty-fifth wedding anniversary continuing to challenge one another and discover new destinations together builds an unshakable bond and lasting memories.
For more on Autumn Millhouse and her book Romantic Napa Valley, An Insider’s Guide for Couples, click here. Autumn Millhouse is an award-winning travel writer who specializes in wine, food and romantic getaways. She is also an international trekker who has wined and dined across the globe from Barcelona to Beijing . A self-proclaimed “hopeless-romantic” and author of Romantic Napa Valley: An Insider’s Guide for Couples, Autumn also has a bi-monthly column called Love Vines published in Napa Valley Life Magazine. She resides in Napa Valley where she cultivates her wine and food relationships with top chefs, winemakers and a slew of other foodies. Besides, sniffing, swirling and sipping wine daily, Autumn is currently working on her next travel book Romantic Sonoma Valley: An Insider’s Guide for Couples.
Hey Anti-Brides, my friends at Supperclub are always pushing the envelope when it comes to finding under the radar fashion and culture and bringing it to you on a school night, no less. Highlighting the work of fab designers (and friends!) like Melissa Bolin of Kittyandrews.com or my girls at Dark Garden in SF, Supperclub is more than a nightclub and restaurant, they are practically channeling the de Medici’s as SF Patrons of the Underground Arts. It is my distinct pleasure to give them a shout out about tonight’s fashion show/dinner party. Cozy up to a warm mattress (and date), sip a delightful libation, and let the show begin!
When: August 3rd, 7:00pm-12:00am
Where: Supperclub, San Francisco
657 Harrison Street
Dinner Reservations: 415.348.0900
Cost: $25.00 if you mention “Anti-Bride” at the door or when you call to make reservations!
This is a one of a kind event at Supperclub, where fashionistas, photographers, designers, social influencers in social media, and models come together for a 3-course dinner, photo shoot, hair and makeup demonstration, catwalk fashion show and special performances. Guests are able to take a peek at what goes on behind the scenes of a fashion show because everything backstage is done upfront. They are able to watch runway models get their hair and makeup done for the show and see the creative work that’s done to complement the theme of the fashion collection. Guests are even encouraged to take part as a model in a professional photo shoot. Bringing the runway to real way is what Supperclub does best (with a cocktail and a bit of sparkle and spackle!)
Nancy DeLos Reyes, born in Taegu, South Korea and raised in Stockton, CA. Ever since childhood, she’s always been drawn to experimenting with a variety of artistic mediums. Taking fashion courses at San Joaquin Delta College inspired her to pursue a career in fashion. She moved to San Francisco to study fashion design at the Academy of Art University. She loves finding inspiration from subjects ranging from art history, architecture, nature, psychology and even things that some people might not consider “runway worthy” or tend to overlook. Anything can be a source of inspiration; the best part is finding it.
In the spring of 2009, her senior collection “Helical” was selected among the 1200 graduating students to participate in the school’s annual graduate Spring Fashion Show. That same year, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design.
Nancy currently lives in San Francisco.