Getaway to Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort

Depending on the kind of work you do, you may be lucky enough to have this upcoming Monday off for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It’s an American Federal Holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. Did you know that is wasn’t until the year 2000 that all 50 states have recognized and…

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Restaurant Week & Stay At Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

I happened to make it to San Diego during Restaurant Week. I caught the last few days of it while I was staying in Downtown at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. It has a charm of its own with a naval theme that is complemented by bay and marina views. Although none were…

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Ponte Winery Estates & Grape Stomp

September is harvest season all over California. I believe grape harvest season is the best time to visit wineries because the weather is a bit cooler and the ripe grapes hang beautifully everywhere. Just like in Italy, the early fall is perhaps the most beautiful season to visit when everything comes alive with festivals and…

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Staying & Dining At The Palazzo & Venetian Resort Hotels

While I just couldn’t make it to Italy this month to bring you my Italian inspirations or an autumn in Italy, I do want to report on my visit to what you might call the closest to Italy in America …. in a kitschy way. I did not head to Little Italy, but this month…

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Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon Eateries

Last month I started writing about my trip to Utah. This is the last story about my trip that I want to share with my precious readers here. The reason we headed to Utah was to visit Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon. I have to say that Zion National Park is my favorite of…

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St. George, Utah & The Inn At Entrada

This summer we headed out to Utah and visited a few national parks. On the way out there, we had the chance to stop at a charming little town 2 hours outside of Las Vegas. St. George is a southwestern town on the Utah-Arizona border. The city lies in the northeastern-most part of the Mojave…

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Olympic Memories & Rio 2016 Olympic Tips

As I stroll along through my summer, I realize that the start of Rio 2016 Olympics are only two weeks away. It takes me back to the very first Olympics that I can remember as a child. The 1984 Los Angeles Olympics were historically significant for many political reason, but it is significant for me…

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Memorial Day Weekend Trip – Coachella Valley & The Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage

Coachella Valley I had the opportunity to head out to the Palm Springs area for this Memorial Day Weekend. Palms Springs is situated in the Coachella Valley, which also includes elite communities like Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, La Quinta, Desert Hot Springs, and of course Indio famous for hosting the Coachella Valley Music and Arts…

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