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Art Basel Miami Beach is an annual contemporary art festival that takes place every December, not to be confused with its sister event, Art Basel in Switzerland, which takes place in June. An incredible amount of art is displayed through parts of Miami with an impressive quantity centralized in the Miami Beach Convention Center.
Finding cheap hotels in Santa Barbara isn’t easy. Santa Barbara is one of the most beautiful places in the United States, and accordingly it is one of the most expensive places to live or to visit. A single night in a hotel in this beach-side community can cost nearly $600 for swanky five-star accommodations such [...]
I admit it — I like to cruise. And I’m not a senior citizen, or a newlywed, or a BINGO champion (well, not yet anyway!). I’m on my third cruise this year and my first Trans-Atlantic crossing: 2 weeks of relaxation, 5 islands, including 3 Caribbean ports, and 5 consecutive sea days = Bliss!
Halloween is a beloved tradition all over the US. This year, why not take a trip to see how a different city celebrates this holiday? Make Halloween a vacation weekend! Here are 6 places that have some pretty amazing events that are worth traveling to experience.
Food and Vegas are nearly synonymous with one another, but you don’t have to bankrupt yourself on the Strip to get a good meal. Alex and I go to the Strip maybe once a month–when we eat out, we most often eat at one of the off-the-Strip locations listed below. We have been to each of these far more than once, and we highly recommend that you dine there when you’re in town.
by Kristine Lowder “On the thin line between dawn and darkness, Sunrise writes her poem.” – Joan Walsh Anglund It’s true. Some things are worth the wait: Black Forest cake. Christmas. Sunrise. Especially in the Evergreen State. “Sunrise” doesn’t have much to do with dawn at Washington’s Mount Rainier National Park. It’s the shy sister of [...]
Cheers to Chocolate brings two of my greatest loves together to benefit Easter Seals Nevada, a non-profit organization that helps individuals with disabilities and special needs. Easter Seals provides an array of services to people in need, and it is one of the largest non-profits in Nevada.
My mom went to South Africa! What?! My mother, who has never left the country, took a three-week trip to South Africa this summer as part of the Toyota International Teacher Program. They paid for her travels and expenses while there, and she got to explore different cities in the country and meet local teachers.
Last week I ate zebra…and I liked it! It tastes like a steak actually. In Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, there’s an (in)famous place called Joe’s that serves up all kinds of safari fare. So I went with my friends to be serious carnivores for the night. As it turns out, I was the tame one! Just look at all the other animals my friends ate:
When you think of Las Vegas, you probably think of the over-the-top hotels and casinos that line the iconic Strip. If that’s not what you think of, just play along like it is. That said, there are several different types of casinos on the strip that might pop into your mind. There are old classics [...]