TRAVEL | WISH LIST

Consider this a wish list.


santa barbara


Drink: Coffee at Pierre La Fond, Drinks at Honor Bar

Eat: Sakana for sushi, Angel & Plow at San Ysidro Ranch Bar & Restaurant

See: Santa Barbara Zoo, Monarch Beach, Horse Back Ride or walk Padaro Lane, Putting pennies on the train tracks.

Stay: El Encanto on the Santa Barbara Riviera or rent a house on Padaro Lane.

Shop: Botanik, Upstairs at Pierre La Fond, Montecito Country Mart, Angel, Porch in Carpentaria, Room With a View

PIERRE LA FOND
516 San Ysidro Rd, Montecito
+1 805 565 1503

HONOR BAR
1255 Coast Village Road, Santa Barbara
+1 805 969 6964

SAKANA
1046 Coast Village Rd # K, Santa Barbara
+1 805 565 2014

ANGEL & PLOW
900 San Ysidro Lane, Santa Barbara
+1 805 565 1700

SANTA BARBARA ZOO
500 Ninos Dr, Santa Barbara
+1 805 962 5339

EL ENCANTO
800 Alvarado Pl, Santa Barbara
+1 805 845 5800

BOTANIK
2329 Lillie Ave, Summerland
+1 805 565 3831

MONTECITO COUNTRY MART
1016 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara
+1 805 969 9664


big island, hawaii


Eat:  Blue Dragon for live music and good drinks.

Stay: Mauna Lani Hotel. A true old school Hawaiin gem, Dina got married here and they have the best Banana muffins. There are also always turtles cruising the beach.

See: Mauna Kea Beach. Best beach and service and you can go snorkeling with the turtles!

BLUE DRAGON
61-3616 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, HI
+ 1 808 882 7771

MAUNA LANI HOTEL
68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr, Waimea, HI
+1 808 885 6622


SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, MX


Dina is obsessed with San Miguel de Allende in Mexico

TO EAT

LA POSADITA
Cuna de Allende #13
+52 415 154 7588
Have lunch on the rooftop. It's very cool and authentic and next door there's another spot with a rooftop more but that's more of a dinner scene.

LA PARADA
Recreo, Centro, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
+52 415 152 0473
Lunch + delish cocktails

CHAMONIX
Sollano 17, Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
+52 415 152 3657
Really great French café that's perfect for lunch.

THE FAT MERMAID
Barranca 78
Great local bar

THE RESTAURANT
Calle Sollano 16, Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende
+52 415 154 7877
A dinner must

DOS CASAS HOTEL
Eat at Aperi - really, really good dinner.

NECTAR
Correo 43, 37700 San Miguel de Allende
+52 415 152 3918
Great garden for lunch.

ROSEWOOD HOTEL
Calle Nemesio Diez #11, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende
+52 415 152 9700
Rooftop restaurant and bar for afternoon lunch or cocktails. They also have a cozy bar in the lobby for drinks at night and a casual dinner.

EL VERGEL BISTRO + MARKET
Camino la Alborada 17, Predio la Alborada, San Miguel de Allende
+52 415 110 2254
Great lunch spot a 10 minute taxi ride from the Centro. Good shops in the area, too. 

CASA DRAGONES
Becsause, tequila tasting.

SHOP
KINGSLEY MARKET
An inspiration for Local Mercado. There are lots of places around here as well.


travel essentials


Le Swim: bathing suits

Legend of Lido: travel pouches and clutches

Mother Sun & The Captain: baseball caps

MD Solar Sciences Sunscreen Stick

Haviana Flip Flops in any color (Janie keeps it classic in black)