Kristi Marcelle

About Kristi

Originally from Wisconsin, Kristi Marcelle found her passion for travel after studying and volunteering in Quito, Ecuador for two years.  She’s lived in Southern California for over ten years and is continually impressed by the natural beauty and the endless travel opportunities.  Orange County’s eclectic mix of beach towns and surfers, cowboys and artists and missions and mansions keeps life in the OC interesting.

Kristi’s work has been published on CBS Los Angeles, Huffington Post, FoxNews, MiniTime, Yahoo! Travel  and Ciao Bambino.

Special Interests

Kristi knows a lot about:

  • Family Travel
  • Wine Tasting
  • Disney

Kristi's Special Recommendations

Kristi says, “Don’t leave Orange County without seeing the sunset over Catalina Island. A favorite spot is 180blũ at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel."

10Best Lists by Kristi Marcelle


Lava Love on the Kohala Coast

Hawaii, the Big Island is the youngest island in the Hawaiian Island chain. Evidence of recent volcanic activity touches everything that a visitor to the island will experience. On the Kohala Coast, visitors will...


10Best List

Venues for Best Nightlife in Orange County

Orange County is known for being on the sleepy side where nightlife is concerned which only means that communities and businesses are becoming more creative to entice residents out.  They are combining art walks...