March 2011 Archive

My Story | Vietnam Full Circle

Today I will be boarding a plane to return to my birthplace of Vietnam. This will be the first time back since my family & I fled in the middle of the night as refugees 31 years ago. Anyone who has met me, would never assume I was one of the “boat people” mentioned in so many history books. It’s a story I’m proud to tell because I look at where I’ve started, where I am and where I’m heading with the endless opportunities ahead of me. As cliché as this may More…

Travel | Napa Valley ~ Day 1

 For my bachelorette trip, one of my very dear friend, Jenn who’s like a sister to me, organized a weekend getaway to Napa Valley for some girl-time. Since my wedding was on a vineyard estate, we thought what a more apropo destination than one in wine country? Now, if budget wasn’t an issue, I would be on the first flight out to the French countryside…but a wedding does get expensive no matter how small you keep it…so Napa was the next best thing! What made the trip so wonderful was that all More…