About Mel, Superhost & travel blogger @tripmogul

Mel has been a superhost, host coach and blogger for three years. Based in the Bay Area, she spends her weekends in Truckee and Pacific Grove, sharing her home and tips with California explorers. Mel is the independent homeowner representative for the Town of Truckee, Chamber of Commerce lodging promotion committee.
On any given day you can find her volunteering at one of her kids’ schools, speaking at a Council meeting or on a trail, snowboard or paddleboard.


Mountain Driving Guide: Tire Chains & Road Conditions

Putting on tire chains on the way to Truckee Putting on tire chains on the way to Truckee

Mountain Driving Guide: Tire Chains & Road Conditions

Putting on tire chains on the way to Truckee

Winter driving conditions and tire chains can be some of the trickiest things for California travelers. Here are some safety tips for making it up to your Truckee vacation rental.

Always check with your host to make sure you get special tips for their neighborhood, like where to park, when their driveway plow service comes by and if their roads are usually cleared soon after a snowfall or the next day.

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