We love 30A – Watercolor, Seaside, Alys, Seacrest, and Rosemary are just a few of the tiny communities along the Gulf Coast in between Destin and Panama City and all are absolutely stunning. While growing up we always stayed further north (Watercolor & Seaside), Brody, Stella & I have found our favorite places to stay are the Alys-Rosemary area, which is only about 5 miles south. Going into Seaside is still super easy and if weather permits, is a great bike ride. However, I always end up shopping to much that it’s probably best I drive haha. Rosemary is where we stayed for our babymoon pre- Stella and fell in love.Read More
Ever since I worked on a real estate project in Isla Vista, I have had it on my list to get back to Santa Barbara. From the easy airport and charming Spanish style town, to the flower lined trails and beaches - I knew it was the perfect U.S. beach destination for our first trip as a family of 3.
Naturally, a vacation with a 1 year old would be a far cry from the months I spent in a hip, State Street Hotel as a 22 year old, so I was sure to take all the necessary steps to ensure it was an enjoyable vacation for us all. Here’s what we did!Read More