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Curvy Girl Travels: Santa Barbara

Can I just close my eyes and go back to Santa Barbara please? No offense guys, but I can see myself living the life in this beautiful city without a phone in my hand or a laptop in sight. Sadly, I was there for blogger duties only and didn’t get to enjoy it as I would have wanted to, but I did get to visit a few places courtesy of Lincoln Motor Company. And I did get to snap a few photos. Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: Beauty Tips & Mary Kay Giveaway

Wow! It’s been a while since my last Curvy Girl Travels post. Sorry about that! There’s only one way I know how to make it up to you…that’s with a super cool giveaway courtesy of Mary Kay of course! I’m also going to pass on a few of my favorite travel beauty tips…which I’ve been using a lot lately. Hopefully, you can use them for your upcoming spring and summer travels. Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: Forever Changed

When I started writing Curvy Girl Travels, I wanted to share more than travel stories. I felt like if I could share an experience with you, it may inspire you to start your own journey. It’s funny, because I feel like this post may be my first time actually sharing more than a tourist review. Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: I’m Headed on an Expedition! #ALEx13

Yes…you read that right. I’m headed on an all expenses paid expedition, courtesy of the American Latino Heritage Fund! That means I’m going to experience the great outdoors. Yes…me in nature. I know what you’re thinking, but I’m always up for a challenge. That’s why my friends and I applied for this amazing opportunity. And you know I’m going to share this Curvy Girl Travels adventure! Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: A Packing Lesson Learned

There are just some travel boo boos we can’t anticipate. When I was at Target last week buying a bottle of Sally Hansen’s Quick Dry nail polish, little did I know it would inspire a Curvy Girl Travels post. I was so sick that week with sinus allergies that I didn’t have time to make sure my nails were all painted and ready to go for my blog conference. So, I packed a bottle of this polish that everyone brags about. I was dying to try it out. Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: Planning a BFF Weekend is Hard!

There’s going to be a few days in April when you won’t hear a peep out of me. Yes, that is possible. That’s going to be the much needed weekend I spend with my BFF (Best Friend Forever…duh!). We’re sitting here trying to plan the weekend and all I want to do is make sure it’s perfect. Well…it doesn’t have to “perfect,” she is my best friend who loves me through all imperfections. Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: My Travel Wish List

If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram then you’ve probably noticed that I’ve done a bit of traveling over the past few weeks. And all I can think about is what I could use to make my trips a little bit easier and a lot more comfortable! That’s why I’ve compiled a little travel (kind of luxury) wish list… Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: Perfect Las Vegas Shoe

This shoe lover has a little bit of a problem. As I’m getting older, it seems my feet can’t handle high heels anymore. I realized this on my last trip to Las Vegas. After two long days of walking around in the heat, the minute a heel was placed on my foot, I was ready to take them off. Like right then and there. We hadn’t even left the hotel room yet! LOL! Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: Packing for San Antonio

Guess who’s going to San Antonio this weekend? Meeeeeee! Yes, I’ll be in the “Lone Star State” for the People En Espanol Festival!   Before I go any further make sure you RSVP for the three Twitter parties Mamiverse is hosting this week. If you’re in San Antonio, they’ll be giving away passes to the festival this weekend and there’s a chance to win lots of Target gift cards. And while I’m there it’s supposed be pretty hot and you all know how I feel about that weather. Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: My NYC Essentials

New York City is more than skyscrapers and taxis. As one of my favorite cities, the “Big Apple” never seems to disappoint, even when it’s disgustingly hot and humid outside. Just like it was last week when thousands of bloggers and I headed to BlogHer 2012. I’m sorry…if temperatures hit over 80 degrees, it’s hot in my book!  Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: Hotel Lucia

There are a million and one places I want to travel to. Because of a recent blog job, I was able to mark Portland, Oregon off my list. Unfortunately, I didn’t have much time to see the city, but I did spend some time at my hotel, Hotel LuciaRead more

Curvy Girl Travels: My Las Vegas Weekend at Mandalay Bay

Last weekend I was sent to Las Vegas for a blog gig. We rented a Ford Mustang and made the 4 hour drive from Los Angeles. The car actually did pretty good on gas. I was really surprised! We hit a few 112 degree spots in the desert…thank God for air conditioning. Oh…btw…tall people will not like sitting in the back seat. Not very roomy.

Anyways…back to Las Vegas. Now normally, I love this city. I mean…what is there not to like? It’s the city of having fun…literally 24 hours a day fun. But, I will say I’m not a fan of LV during the summer. It’s too flippin’ hot! In case you were wondering, 80 degrees is my max temperature. It was anywhere from 103-108 that weekend. Ugh! Read more