New Adventure Coming Soon!

It’s been a while since I have posted on my travel blog and the reason why is because I have been working like crazy to save up for my next adventure. For a few months I had no idea when the next trip would be, I was still reminiscing about my time spent in Europe…

101 Camping for First-Timers

Camping has always been on my bucket list, however it was not something I got around to doing until this past weekend at Mother Lode River Center in Lotus, California. And after my first experience camping, it is surely something I would eventually like to do again. However, I know I am not the only…

Mother Lode River Center Camping + Rafting Experience

Hey everyone, this past weekend was very new and exciting for me, since I camped for the first time in my life! I spent Friday to Sunday at the Mother Lode River Center in Lotus, California with my boyfriend. It was a 9-year anniversary romantic getaway-if you want to call it that. We found out…

Via Veneto: The Hip & Elegant Place To Eat in Santa Monica

  The moment I walked into Via Veneto, I was immediately taken by the romantic coziness of the place. It’s towering golden chandeliers and candlelight tables gave me a feeling of exclusivity and elegance.   My sister and I sat in the corner table overlooking the main street of Santa Monica.The room was darkly lit,…

Venice v.s Rome: The Simple Straightforward Differences

In the last five years, I have found myself in Italy three times and each time I go there are two cities I visit each and every single time. Those two cities are Venice and Rome. Both cities are some of the most popular and talked about places to visit when in the boot, but…

Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-Up at the Irvine Spectrum

This one is for all the obsessive Hello Kitty fans out there. Unbeknownst to me, I just discovered that there is a Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-Up at the Irvine Spectrum. I came across it during a mall shopping trip and I was shocked by how cute it was, how clever it was and how long…

7 Reasons Carlsbad Lagoon is the PERFECT Summer Spot

This summer I promised myself that I was going to get out there and try new things. I’ve always been enthralled by water sports, even though some are too extreme for me and I am afraid of large bodies of  water. Regardless, I still want to try things and have fun doing them. So, this…

VOTE for me on DREAMJOBBING!

Hey everyone! As some of you may know, funding all your travels can be quite expensive! especially when you’re constantly trying to go places to blog about. Therefore, I have entered a contest on DreamJobbing for the opportunity to become a Travel Journalist for 8 days with the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board. I have posted…

Watch “Travel With Denise” LIVE on Live.ly

Hey everybody! I am happy to announce that my blog “Travel With Denise,” can now be seen LIVE! How? Let me explain. Every Tuesday at 5PM PST, you can catch my live stream on Musical.ly‘s new video streaming app Live.ly. Although, the app is currently only available for iOS users, they are currently working on…

7 Best Places to Visit on Hollywood Blvd

One of the most touristic places in Southern California is Hollywood Blvd- the walk of fame, venues and super stardom are just some of the reasons many people are attracted to this place. So if you decide to visit, here are a few places you should check out.   TCL Chinese Theatre  This theatre opened…