The first time I traveled abroad, I rented a small apartment in the Trastevere in Rome. I loved being part of a neighborhood, experiencing the city as a local instead of a tourist. I am so pleased that I can now offer my guest house so other visitors may also have the same "local" experience.
I am active in the volleyball community in LA. When not on the courts, I can be found tending the vegetable garden in my font yard, playing ukulele in a band with my husband, or cooking something delicious. Pies are my specialty! I also have a day job in the entertainment industry.
Although I have eaten at my fair share of Michelin starred restaurants, I find myself craving the comfort foods from small, ethnic dives. My friends frequently ask me about the best cheap restaurants, bars, vintage shops or cultural experiences in the area.
My husband, Ben, and I were high school sweethearts. We grew up in Indiana and share the same Midwestern sense of hospitality, responsibility and friendlin