Tucked right near the Sierra Foothills you’ll find the Murieta Inn & Spa. It’s a quick drive from Sacramento, on the way to Lake Tahoe, and right next to Amador County Wine County. All this helps make it a perfect place for a relaxing getaway. I recently had the chance to spend a weekend recharging […]
Come Learn What It Means to be a Traveling Nine to Fiver
Join me as I find the balancing act of life, work, travel, adventure, passions, and more. Working travel into your everyday life isn't always about planning your next trip, but instead about adding exploration in all forms to your life. As I work to do this, all while staying at home more, you'll see a wider variety of stories on the blog that I hope you'll enjoy.
A Little About Me
Welcome, I'm Megan. I grew up in Southern California but have called Sacramento home for most of my adult life. From nine to five I work for a non-profit organization I love and in my evenings and weekends, I focus on exploring new places, foods, books, and more. And I hope to share those adventures, the tips, and tricks I've learned with all of you.
There is no question that one of the top reasons I travel is to explore the food in different places. There are some locations where this becomes even truer and Philadelphia is one of those places. I had never visited the city before and only had three days to get everything in. So the first […]
Do your favorite wines change along with the seasons? I’ve never really known why but I’m one of those people’s whose tastes always change with the season. If it’s hot out I want a refreshing salad, in the winter months, give me that comfort food. This is just as true for wine or anything else. […]
After a chilly spring, I was very much in need of a warm beach trip. Thankfully, I had a trip planned to explore Torrance, California. If you haven’t heard much about this city, it’s part of the South Bay in Los Angeles. It’s about a 20-minute drive from Los Angeles International Airport. Making a weekend […]
When you live in Northern California you learn that Napa and Sonoma in so many ways blend into each other. While each little region has its own character and its own styles, the county lines themselves are not the deciding factors. They both hold amazing treasures, whether you want to explore wineries, nature, breweries or […]
Spanning the California and Nevada border about four hours from San Francisco you will find Lake Tahoe. This beautiful destination is the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi, home to five-star resorts, breathtaking scenery, outdoor activities for every season, and so much more. Take a look at some of the best things to do […]