A Desert Kaleidoscope At The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta 2019

What started as a small gathering of 13 balloons in 1972, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown to become the largest balloon event in the world. Held each year during the first week in October, the ABQ Balloon Festival now attracts more than 600 balloons and 1000 pilots. Whether you are planning a Read More …

Rosewood Miramar: A Beachfront Luxury Resort in Montecito, California

Tucked away in the exclusive Montecito community in Southern California is the ultra luxury resort Rosewood Miramar Beach. The resort takes its name from its stunning location on one of the most pristine beaches in California, Miramar means “to behold the sea.” Montecito is about an hour’s drive from Los Read More …

15 Best things to do and see in Yellowstone: Geysers, Waterfalls, Pretty Prismatic Hot Springs

It all started over a dinner conversation… we were with some friends and the conversation was about summer trips.  Our friends had just returned from a trip to Yellowstone National Park and remarked how it was better than or almost like Iceland.  Mr. Suburbia’s eyes widened… he fell in love Read More …

How to spend One day in Verona : Visit an ancient arena, Juliet’s balcony and other things to do

Known as “Little Rome”, Verona has a rich cultural past but is mostly known for Shakespeare’s famous love story Romeo and Juliet.  Verona was founded sometime in the 1st century BC, which is evidenced by the prominent Roman remains that you see in the city.  These include the amphitheater, the Read More …

One Day in Salzburg : Walking in the footsteps of Mozart and singing Do Re Me at Mirabell Palace Gardens and other things to do

Located on banks of the Salzach river with picturesque Easters Alps as the backdrop, Salzburg is the fourth largest city in Austria.  Translated it literally means “salt castle”.  Whether you are traveling in summer or during winter there is plenty to do in Salzburg.  The city has many Baroque churches, the stunning Hohensalzburg Castle, Read More …

Fall Festivals around Dallas

As the temperature starts to drop it is time for some fall festival fun around town.  Who am I kidding – the temperatures don’t really drop around here in Dallas till November but we Texan love to celebrate the season!  From Diwali – a festival of light celebrated by most Read More …

Plano Balloon Festival : Our yearly tradition!

As much as we love getting Outside Suburbia, there are times I’m excited that I live in the Suburbs – September is one of those times when Hot Air Balloons float across the autumn skies of Plano. Plano hosts the biggest, brightest, finest Balloon festivals. It has become a yearly fall tradition Read More …