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 …

Kilimanjaro Safari Tour: The biggest tour in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A Safari in Africa to see the Big 5 is probably on most everyone’s wish list – nothing beats seeing the animals in their own habitat.  But not everyone can make it there or even afford it till the kids are much older and college tuition has been accounted for.  Read More …