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7 Ways to Explore Seattle Without a Car

Seattle is a great town with cheap public transportation.  It’s very easy to get around Seattle without renting a car.  For $8 a day you can take an unlimited number of rides on public transportation. I love using public transportation when traveling.  Sometimes it’s the most efficient and economical way to see a city.  You get …

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Camino Brewing Co: A Worthy Brewery on the Road to Greatness

A good beer is a pleasure to drink. But a great beer takes you places. That’s why you should visit Camino Brewing Co when you’re in San Jose, California. I stopped by Camino Brewing on a recent trip to San Jose and was so glad I did. My only regret, not staying longer. When traveling, …

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Newport Beach Restaurant Week: The Best Picks From Morning to Night

Are you ready for Dine Newport Beach? The 14 year Dine Newport Beach event also known as Newport Beach Restaurant Week starts Monday, January 13, 2020. The two-week event highlights the best dining in Newport Beach, California. Options for brunch through dinner let you spend the day at 73 participating restaurants. Special prix-fixe (fixed price) …

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South Coast Plaza Access Suite Lounge: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know South Coast Plaza has a VIP lounge? Here’s everything you need to know and how to get into the Access Suite Lounge. I’m not a huge shopper but Santa’s at the mall and needs my Christmas list. I’m pretty sure he’s bringing me a DJI Mavic Mini drone this year. Although, the …

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10 Things You Need to Bring to Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana

An all-inclusive resort is an easy vacation. Packing is simple. Along with clothes and a bathing suit, here are 10 things you need to bring to Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana or any other all-inclusive resort. Recently Jeff and I spent 6 nights at Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana celebrating our 27th anniversary. This was the second …

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Sneaking in a Quick Bite at Aji Ramen and Sushi

I’m always a little leery eating at sushi restaurants outside of large metropolitan cities so I was pleasantly surprised by Aji Ramen and Sushi in Lynchburg, Virginia. This casual downtown eatery offers a selection of dishes from Japan, China, and Thailand. As much as I love ramen, I was curious if a small city in …

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Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa Review: Fun in the Sun

A stay at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa is a must when in town for Coachella, the BNP Paribas Open (formerly the Indian Wells Masters), or relaxing in the sun. The Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa offers a serene retreat for couples looking for a getaway, families, girls’ trips, or golf …

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Monster Shakes Palm Springs Best Cool Treats in the Desert

It’s no secret that I love dessert. During my recent trip to Palm Springs, I used Yelp to look for the best desserts and found Monster Shake Palm Springs. Monster Shake is right. These Instagram worthy shakes are no joke. Come between meals because these are belly-busting shakes. Stop by after you eat at Eight4Nine Restaurant and …

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Review: Is La Bastille Hyatt Ziva Cancun Worth It?

Is it worth eating at La Bastille at the Hyatt Ziva Cancun? Read my La Bastille review to learn everything you need to know about La Bastille at Hyatt Ziva Cancun. Bringing long pants on a Mexico summer vacation was not Jeff’s idea of relaxation. His travel attire is T-shirts, shorts, swim trunks, and flip-flops. …

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