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 sometime.  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 pursing a major in Genetics at the University! 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

Thanks to the boys baseball schedule we had to stay home this Spring break, no trips to exotic beach destinations not even driving trips to the the hill country which has been the norm for us all these years.  But between all those games practices and tournaments we managed to 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 …

Breathtaking sunsets and bikes rides on the Emerald coast in South Walton, Florida

If you are looking for family friendly beaches with sugar white sand and emerald waters, South Walton is just the place. There are 26 miles of beautiful beaches in South Walton that stretch from Miramar Beach near all the way to the Bay County line where Panama City Beach is Read More …

A Proper Stay at the Artsy Proper Hotel San Francisco

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 …

Street Art in San Francisco : An Art walk in Mission District

On our girls weekend in San Francisco, while sipping coffee at the SFMOMA, my daughter looked at me and said – if you want to really see the essence of San Francisco you need to go to Mission District and spent some time at the Dolores Park.  This is not Read More …

Visiting Maroon Bells Colorado in Summer

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

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

Nice thing about basing yourself in Denver for a few days before you set off for your Rocky Mountain adventures is that you get to see the majestic mountains from different perspectives.  Whether you choose to explore Rocky Mountain National Park, drive on highest paved road in North America,  drive a Read More …

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

Denver offers a wide array of attractions from interactive museums, incredible zoos and one of our son’s favorite Baseball field. 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 …