Hearting Our Art at The Blackstone, Hotel in Chicago

Checking out the Art and Architecture in Chicago has been in my travel wishlist for quite some time.  Now that Sneha (can’t call her teen anymore! the girl just turned 20 this month) has taken a keen interest in creative studies – while pursuing a major in Genetics at the Read More …

Family Weekend Getaway Ideas in some of the Best US Cities

With kids in school and balancing all their activities, it is not always easy to getaway for long trips but that does not mean you can’t take a break from routine and go on a little holiday.  With direct flights and access to loads of kid friendly activities – there Read More …

A Staycation exploring fun things to do in Frisco Texas

A Staycation, exploring fun things to do in Frisco Texas! Yep Frisco, a Dallas suburb just a few miles north of us has attractions, restaurants, sporting venues and lots of art to keep us busy for the week.  It made us realize you don’t always have to fly to faraway places Read More …

Glamping at Beavers Bend State Park, Oklahoma

The idea of roughing it or parting with the creature comforts like a comfy bed doesn’t really appeal to my brood, so when we go camping we opt for a luxurious cabin instead. Being only 3 hours away from Dallas, Beavers Bend State Park is the perfect Fall or Spring Read More …

Texas Road Trip: Girls Getaway at Beavers Bend Oklahoma

While the National Parks in the United States get a lot of love and visits, we tend to ignore the many beautiful State Parks around the country. Just a scenic 3 hour drive from Dallas, Beavers Bend State Park and the area around the picturesque lake Broken Bow is perfect for a weekend in Read More …

Villon: A beautiful place to eat in San Francisco

Villon restaurant located inside the artsy and chic Proper Hotel in San Francisco serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu is inspired by San Francisco’s culinary culture and its local and seasonal ingredients.  Villon is another beautiful space created by interior designer and owner Kelly Wearstler. The name while inspired by the Read More …

A Proper Stay at the Artsy Proper Hotel San Francisco, a Review

As soon as we stepped in the lobby at the Proper Hotel in San Francisco my daughter gave me the I know why you booked this hotel look… Located in San Francisco’s Mid-Market area closer to the Tenderloin district, it is not really walking distance to my favorite areas or green Read More …

Short and Easy Hikes in Maroon Bells, Colorado

With its snow striped mountaintops surrounded by golden aspens, Maroon Bells is perhaps the most photographed mountains in the Rockies.  Visiting the Maroon Bells had been on my wishlist for a while and on a recent college reunion trip, I convinced my friends to make the 2 plus hour drive Read More …

River Walking and Feeding Sea lions: A weekend in San Antonio

San Antonio is one of our favorite destinations for a Texas Road trip – we have been to this underrated city in Texas a few times and every time there is always something new to discover.  Take a Friday off and leave early to tackle the Enchanted Rock and make Read More …

Best Day trips from Denver

The nice thing about basing yourself in Denver for a few days before you set off for your Rocky Mountain adventures is that you can go on some epic day trips from Denver and get to see the majestic mountains from different perspectives.  Whether you choose to explore Rocky Mountain Read More …

10 Best things to do in Denver with kids: Dancing Peacocks, Abstract Art, Rockies Baseball

Denver offers a wide array of attractions from interactive museums, incredible zoos and one of our son’s favorite Baseball fields. We were on a trip to spend a few days in the Colorado Rocky Mountains in Vail but were glad we planned for a weekend in Denver, the Mile High Read More …