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 …

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 …

A Safari in Wyoming at the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

Yes, a safari in Africa is one of those bucket list experiences but did you know there are some wonderful places in North American where you can see wildlife.  Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks have more wildlife than anywhere else in the lower 48 states.  You can see bison, grizzly 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 …