Are you looking to publicize your product, brand, or event? Do you want to target an engaged audience of 25 - 34-year-old females who love travel, food, blogging, & all things entertainment? You've come to the right place. My blog, It's Carmen, & my social media profiles, are the perfect spot to highlight your brand.

I'm a lifestyle blogger with a focus on travel, food, & entrepreneurship. I'm based in San Diego but I've traveled to 22 countries & 11 U.S. states. Click here to read my About Me page! I mainly work with food, drink, travel, & lifestyle brands but I've also partnered with technology companies, wellness brands, & even television shows. If you have a product, service, event, etc. that aligns with my values, we may be a great match. Contact me, let's chat!

I'm a lifestyle blogger with a focus on travel, food, & entrepreneurship. I'm based in San Diego but I've traveled to 22 countries & 11 U.S. states.

Take a look at the full list of brands I've worked with in the past.

As Featured In:

Eat Like a Writer (29 freelancers share tips for finding more work in 2021)
TLC (35 Real Love Stories That Will Warm Your Heart)
Parade Magazine (Underrated Towns to Visit in Italy)
Chickpea Quarterly Magazine (Cumin Chickpea Couscous recipe)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce blog (Marketing Tips from Social Media Influencers)
Referral Rock (Social Media and Brand Presence Tips from Marketing Experts) 
Agent Advice (Best Facebook Tips for Real Estate Agents)
Go2Warsaw (featured on Twitter)
Visit Oslo (featured twice on Visit Oslo Facebook & here)
Turisme de Sitges (featured on Twitter)
SEO Tips from Experts (featured on Lime Proxies)

Paid Speaker

Need a speaker at your event or online meeting? I have a variety of expertise your business might find valuable. Ask about my paid speaking and how I can help you and your staff understand more about search engine optimization, beverage trends, Pinterest strategy, blog, and more. Contact me.

Freelance Writer

Locale Magazine - Lifestyle magazine for Palm Springs, Los Angeles, San Diego markets
IvyCollegeAdmit - Ivy League college admissions prep website
William Henry - Luxury menswear, pocket knives, & jewelry
Vana - Legal cannabis, marijuana, weed & CBD for delivery

Popular Brands

Fashion Brands

Lifestyle Brands


Shake Shack Grand Opening // San Diego, CA
Third Wave Coffee Tours // Portland, OR
Fashion Week San Diego Spring Showcase // San Diego, CA
 Paella & Wine Festival // San Diego, CA
KIA Classic // Carlsbad, CA
Ralph Lauren POLO // San Diego, CA


KAABOO Del Mar // Del Mar, CA
San Diego Beer & Music Festival // San Diego, CA
KAABOO Del Mar // Del Mar, CA
San Diego Music Thing // San Diego, CA
 Beach Goth 4 // Santa Ana, CA
Nadastrom // Costa Mesa, CA
Vance Joy // San Diego, CA


Ernest Coffee // Palm Springs, CA
Skybound Coffee + Dessert Lounge // Vista, CA
The Cellar // San Clemente, CA
Village Mediterranean Rim // San Clemente, CA
Sensitive Sweets // San Clemente, CA
Active Culture // San Clemente, CA
Sol Cal Cafe // San Diego, CA
Ki's Restaurant // Cardiff, CA
Gypsy Den // Santa Ana, CA


La Quinta Brewing Co. // Palm Springs, CA
Lightning Brewery // Poway, CA
Aftershock Brewing Co. // Temecula, CA
Mike Hess Brewing // San Diego, CA
Rough Draft Brewing Company // San Diego, CA
Booze Brothers Brewing Co.  // Vista, CA


The Clement // Palo Alto, CA
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa // Reno, NV
Empress Hotel // La Jolla, CA

If you're interested in a collaboration, feature, or advertisement please contact me here. I've worked with a myriad of companies, & I'd love to work with you too.  I'm selective when it comes to featuring brands on my blog, but please don't hesitate to reach out to me to discuss possible options.

Go to my About Me page.