Donna Polizzi

Wandering Dog in Solvang, California
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Wandering Dog in Solvang, California

By Donna Polizzi It’s not what you’re thinking. The Wandering Dog Wine Bar opened its doors in 2007 and at the time was one of the only places open past 5 p.m. in Solvang. This was especially true on the west-side of town. The proprietors, Jody and Charles Williams, both worked on the winery side before opening…

Pirates Cove
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Pirates Cove

By Donna Polizzi The California Central Coast offers some of the best views and hiking trails on the Pacific coastline and Pirate’s Cove is one of those places. More and more visitors are becoming aware of this nature lover’s paradise, in San Luis Obispo County. Wedged between Pismo Beach and Avila Beach, Pirate’s Cove is…

What’s new at the Monterey Bay Aquarium?
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What’s new at the Monterey Bay Aquarium?

By Donna Polizzi Monterey is less than one hour south of Santa Cruz and four hours North of Santa Barbara. Keys 2 the Coast highly recommends that everyone visit the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium.   It is one of the top things to do in Monterey and it will be a memorable experience for all…

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El Otro Lado in Panama – Where luxury meets the Jungle

By Donna Polizzi Is your passport valid? Now that’s a question that peaks interest.   I believe that life is good, but it gets better with perspective from a 30,000-foot view from an airplane window, on the way to Panama. For sanity sake, we all need to get up and away on occasion, to clear…

Keys 2 the Coast –  Discovering Hidden Gems in Guadalupe
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Keys 2 the Coast – Discovering Hidden Gems in Guadalupe

By Donna Polizzi If you are looking for a day trip that is unlike any other, head to Guadalupe, California. Guadalupe is a city of roughly 7,500 people, 10 miles east of Santa Maria in Northern Santa Barbara County. Guadalupe is known as the “Gateway to the Dunes” and this town is the opposite of…

The Bear and Star is a Hit
Dining Delights, Travel

The Bear and Star is a Hit

When was the last time that you went out to dinner with friends and were thoroughly impressed? I can attest to the fact that The Bear and Star restaurant, which is located in Los Olivos, inside of Fess Parkers Wine Country Inn and Spa, has set the bar. It was remarkable in numerous ways. When you…

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