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Abby Tegnelia
Abby has had a celebrated career in both pop culture and destination media. The former Editor in Chief of VEGAS magazine and Senior Editor at InTouch Weekly, Abby has also worked at New York magazine and Us Weekly. Her work has appeared in Marie Claire, Glamour, Women's Wear Daily, Robb Report, and more. Abby is owner and writer of the travel blog, Daydream Away and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she is a freelance editor and online marketing strategist.

Entries by Abby Tegnelia


(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2016 | 8:34 PM

Making a case for afternoon tea in Vegas - even when it's hot, hot, hot outside.


Do you just love a hot cup of tea on frigid winter mornings? Me too. But I also enjoy a calming break during the hottest part of...

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Las Vegas's Top 6 New Restaurants Are Worth A Trip To Sin City

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2016 | 4:41 AM

A fresh new wave of restaurants have hit the Las Vegas Strip -- here are the ones worth digging into.

If you love to eat well and keep procrastinating over a trip to Vegas to see for yourself what all the fuss is about, the time...

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Oregon, From Coast To Toast

(0) Comments | Posted December 8, 2015 | 6:51 PM

Exploring My Top Three Enchanting Oregon Getaways


One of the greatest aspects of living in Northern California is the number of relaxing escapes just a short drive or flight away. Recently craving beautiful changing leaves, mountainous wine country, and small town quaintness, I headed just north of...

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Escape to Mexico This Fall to a Resort for the Entire Family

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2015 | 11:27 AM

Let The Kids Have Fun (Safely) While You Sip Margaritas.


With winter just around the corner, what better time to head out on a nice warm vacation. The catch? You want it to be a special family gathering where everyone has fun - from the littles to...

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5 Romantic Getaways For Couples Hoping To Reignite Their Relationship

(1) Comments | Posted October 14, 2015 | 7:51 AM

Looking to rekindle your romance and fall for each other all over again? Here are our picks of hotels from around the world that offer some seriously romantic settings to light a spark in your relationship -- complete with special packages for lovebirds and more.

Just because...

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Top 5 Getaways With A Purpose

(1) Comments | Posted October 12, 2015 | 7:39 AM

Take your holiday to the next level with these cultural immersion adventures.

When it's time to plan your next vacation, consider booking a trip that lets you dig into your chosen destination like a true local. Becoming immersed in the culture, sights and sounds of your next vacation...

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The Commercialization of Travel

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2015 | 11:29 PM

M&Ms World, American Doll Place and more - are kids losing touch with the imagination of travel?

Among the endless parades of mainstream city tourist traps, has piling in the mini-van for a family camping trip or week exploring tide pools and body surfing at the...

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The 3 Tastiest Food And Wine Festivals This Fall

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 5:08 AM

Head west already -- where the top gourmand-loving festivities are about to kick off.

Thanks to the weather gods, the temperatures are still warm out west, making California the perfect spot for the yummiest food and wine tasting events this fall. Sunny skies, yummy local wines, celebrity chefs...

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5 Of America's Best Outdoor Dining Destinations

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2015 | 6:26 AM

I'm a sucker for al fresco dining -- and so here are my top five picks from across the country.

Would you like a view with your salad? Fall is my favorite time of year, as I love planning weekend getaways around California, my new home...

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2015 Fall TV Preview!

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 4:19 PM

Get your DVR ready -- we've hand-picked the top 5 shows you've just gotta watch.

As the scorching heat of summer dies down and football season kicks into high gear, there's more to look forward to this fall than Halloween candy and baking pumpkin bread. September starts a...

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The Tragic Story Of Soul Singer Amy Winehouse Crosses Generations In Chart-Topping New Documentary

(8) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 6:32 AM

Newest gone-too-soon "27 Club" member joins
Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison.

Gone-but-not-forgotten musician Amy Winehouse would have been 32 this year, and a new documentary is making sure her legacy stays alive. Released in July, Amy has quickly become the highest grossing British documentary of its kind....
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7 Great California Getaways Perfect For The End Of Summer

(2) Comments | Posted August 19, 2015 | 6:17 AM

The weather's just right for one last trip to the Golden State, so we've curated the top seven California weekend getaways to ease you into fall, from beach to wine country, and so much more.

You've still got time to head west for a last-minute trip to enjoy...

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James Bond Bomb: 007's Latest Female Love Interest In Spectre Is a 50-Year-Old Stunner

(0) Comments | Posted July 31, 2015 | 10:26 AM

Bombshell Monica Bellucci takes on the iconic role of Bond Girl Lucia Sciarra.

When little girls are growing up, there are five main aspirational "It girl" sex symbols shoved in their faces: Barbie, supermodels, pop and Hollywood stars, pretty Disney princesses...

And Bond Girls.

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Swoon! Oscar-Winning Actress Helen Mirren Stuns As The New Face Of L'Oreal Paris Age Perfect

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 1:33 PM

It's about time the graceful beauty was honored with a beauty campaign.

She's worth it, all right. I've never been shy about the fact that I think the ageless Helen Mirren is red hot. And now the actress, who is the epitome of grace, has...

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8 Of The World's Most Beautiful Hotel Gardens

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2015 | 7:02 AM

Summer vacations aren't the same without loads of color -- so it's time to hit the garden. Here are our top eight destination hotels in bloom with multitudes of the brightest florals.

This summer, get a dose of nature at these eight beautiful hotels that are...

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Baby Boom! Americans Are Newly Obsessed With The Royals

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2015 | 3:55 PM

Baby George and Charlotte gaining royal attention not seen since Princess Di heyday...

In the world of celebrity (the kind that bleeds over into the "news" sections of our favorite online magazines), Americans are most obsessed with two things: royalty and babies. So nothing could be more entertaining...

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Summer Sizzle: 3 Hot Things To Do In Europe Right Now

(1) Comments | Posted June 12, 2015 | 6:32 AM

Pack your passport because these three new-to-the-scene adventures are worth the jet-lag.

Forgoing a tropical summer vacation with sprawling hotel pools and palm trees for the older traditions of Europe? You've come to the right place. Whether it's a picturesque hiking adventure, a foodie excursion, or...

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'Grace and Frankie' Highlights More Than Jane Fonda's Ageless Beauty

(6) Comments | Posted June 11, 2015 | 6:36 PM

Jane Fonda is known for her serious roles and personal activism, and now, at 77, the timeless actress is jumping back into comedy, too. In fact, she's funnier (and more strikingly beautiful, often outshining stunners like Angelina Jolie) than ever in her buzzed-about new Netflix TV series, "Grace and...

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Iconic Entertainer Cher Is The New Face Of Marc Jacobs Fall 2015

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2015 | 3:14 PM

What a way to make a comeback! At 69, iconic entertainer Cher was recently revealed to be the new model for designer Marc Jacobs Fall 2015 collection -- and in it she goes for a natural (Cher, is that you?) look.

In the debut photo, she poses in an edgy...

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Cream Of The Crop: Meet The Newest Trend In Dining Out

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2015 | 6:46 AM

All around the country, bustling high-end food halls are making it easy for foodies to both dine in and shop for unique retail and specialty foods all in one place. Nothing is mass-produced here -- think locally grown ingredients, fresh-pressed juices and handmade specialties such as nut butters,...

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