Tag Archives: classy

Napa Newbies

As with a number of our trips in 2014, we had a wedding to attend, and decided to head out a little early to experience something cool locally. For a wedding of Jen’s family friend in Napa, the choice was clear: wine tour! Along with her parents and 2 friends from LA, we booked a […]

Zebras, Wine & Friends

Some people enjoy heading off to wine country, while others choose to brave a safari, but our group of six friends (John, Jen, Blake, Karis, Ethan, Erica) is unique because we couldn’t, no, we wouldn’t, settle for one or the other. It had to be both and, so led  to our adventure at the Malibu […]

All Pride, no Prejudice.

A beautiful June day in the English countryside brought us to Chatsworth House. A pleasant 2 hour train ride (where we accidentally upgraded ourselves to First Class) from London, the house is thought to be the inspiration for Pemberley in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Chatsworth House (or Pemberley, as it will be called for the […]

High Tea with a Lady and her Gentleman

Knowing we only had a short window to get a lot done in London, we made the ambitious choice to book an Afternoon Tea hours after landing. This was a great decision. We attended the 5:30pm Afternoon Tea at the Anthenaum Hotel, at 116 Piccadilly right on Green Park. It was a beautiful London night […]