The Best Japanese Happy Hour in West Hollywood is Robata Jinya

The Best Japanese Happy Hour in West Hollywood is Robata Jinya

I made last minute reservations at Robata Jinya after doing a quick search online for restaurants on LA’s West 3rd Street. This street in West Hollywood is filled with great restaurants and cafes, so I knew there had to be a Japanese restaurant.

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Where to Find the Famous Palm Tree-Lined Street in Beverly Hills

Where to Find the Famous Palm Tree-Lined Street in Beverly Hills

Have you seen those beautiful palm tree lined streets in Los Angeles and ever wondered where the heck people took those photos? Well, we had the same question and were determined to find out. We searched online and we saw a ton of blog posts that showed off their amazing photos, but none of them actually gave an address to the location.

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Saved By the Bell’s Awesome Pop-Up Diner in West Hollywood

Saved By the Bell’s Awesome Pop-Up Diner in West Hollywood

I recently moved back to Los Angeles and Crystal booked a ticket to visit me during the President’s Day weekend in February. The first thing we had on our minds for “Things To Do” in LA was the Saved by the Max Brunch. Crystal has been a huge fan of Saved by the Bell, a popular 90’s TV sitcom, and she was beyond excited to visit this cafe.

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The SoNo Fest Chili Cook-Off in San Diego, California

The SoNo Fest Chili Cook-Off in San Diego, California

The SoNo Fest Chii Cook-Off is a locally focused street festival that features a chili cook-off from local restaurants in San Diego. The street festival is located between North Park and South Park and it’s a volunteer run event where 100% of the proceeds go to the McKinley School Foundation.

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Mansion on Forsyth Park: The Perfect Hotel in Savannah

Mansion on Forsyth Park: The Perfect Hotel in Savannah

I love Savannah and was thrilled when I found out that one of my business trips was going to be in Savannah for 4 days this year. The best part was that we got to stay in one of the most beautiful and historic (my favorite!) hotels in the charming city at Mansion on Forsyth Park

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How I Saved Over $4,500 on Travel with Southwest Airlines

How I Saved Over $4,500 on Travel with Southwest Airlines

Southwest is one one of my favorite airlines here in the US and I saved big over the last year with their Companion Pass. For those that don’t know what a Companion Pass is, it’s a pass that lets you choose one person to fly free with you every time you purchase or redeem points for a flight. So, since I almost always purchase 2 tickets (one for me and one for Ryan), it was a huge money saver!

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Your Ultimate Guide to 36 Hours in Denver, Colorado

Your Ultimate Guide to 36 Hours in Denver, Colorado

We've been to Colorado before to explore Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park, but this was our first time exploring Denver. Whenever visiting Colorado, I hear a lot of visitors talk about what they did outside of the city, but not many recommendations on what to do in the city of Denver. With the help of Visit Denver and some local friends, we were able to find some fun things to do while we were there for 36 hours.

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Bacchanal Buffet | The Best Buffet in Las Vegas

 Bacchanal Buffet | The Best Buffet in Las Vegas

Anytime someone mentions Vegas, I instantly think of Bacchanal Buffet and I start rambling about how amazing this buffet is. I’m not a huge buffet person, but this place is special. It’s so good that it makes me want to cry. Yes, I’m pretty sure I mentioned this before, but I cry for good food.

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Visiting Amish Country Indiana

Visiting Amish Country Indiana

I was traveling to Chicago for a weekend and since I’ve been around downtown Chicago numerous times before, I wanted to explore something different. I started researching what was near Chicago and came upon Shipshewana, Indiana; a small Amish town only a couple of hours away and thought it was a perfect place to check out!

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Cook's Bison Ranch in Indiana

Cook's Bison Ranch in Indiana

I recently made a trip to Amish country Indiana in Shipshewana, but beforehand, I stopped by Cook’s Bison Ranch, which was 30 minutes southeast of the city. I have never seen bison up close before, so thought this was a perfect opportunity to learn more about these animals going through the fields in a tractor wagon.

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You Must Stay at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas

You Must Stay at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas

I’ve always loved Vegas hotels because they put such great detail into the theme hotels and they make everything bigger than life. The Paris hotel is one of those hotels and they immediately give you the feeling that you've walked into France the moment you enter the hotel. 

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Our Phenomenal Eiffel Tower Restaurant Experience in Las Vegas

Our Phenomenal Eiffel Tower Restaurant Experience in Las Vegas

If you’re wondering where to eat in Vegas, I would recommend the Eiffel Tower Restaurant located at the Paris Hotel. You get stunning views of the Bellagio fountain show and top notch service by the friendly wait staff.

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The Eiffel Tower Experience in Las Vegas

The Eiffel Tower Experience in Las Vegas

One of the iconic buildings you’ll see in Vegas is the replica of France’s Eiffel Tower at the Paris hotel on the Vegas strip. You get to go up the 460-foot tower and get incredible views of the Vegas strip. We were told that you have to do this at least once if you’re in Vegas, so since we were staying at the Paris hotel, we thought why not get the full experience!

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36 Hours in San Antonio

36 Hours in San Antonio

I recently visited San Antonio to meet up with some old high school friends. This city is full of history and I had no idea! San Antonio has structures that date as far back as the early 1700s and they have a great mixture of modern architecture mixed with the old. There's tons of cute restaurants along the beautiful Riverwalk and everyone is super friendly and went out of their way to help others.

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Colorado | Estes Park & the Rocky Mountains

Colorado | Estes Park & the Rocky Mountains

We made a trip to Estes Park, Colorado for Labor Day weekend and had the most amazing time there. We were there for 4 days and made sure we saw every sunrise and sunset. We even stayed up a little later in the night for some stargazing and it was the most incredible view we’ve ever experienced!

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Southwest Companion Pass - Fly Your Companion for FREE!

Southwest Companion Pass - Fly Your Companion for FREE!

If you travel within the US frequently with a companion, getting the Southwest Companion Pass is a must-have. I received the pass in July 2015 and it’s valid through December 2016. I have already saved well over $2,000 and will be saving more in 2016!

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