Thank You 2017 (A Photo Post)

Reflecting back on 2017, I had a few thoughts on how to continue to change and grow in 2018. But I’ll be using this post as a photo journey through the last year. I’ve divided it up into different themes – enjoy! Dogs Bleu was our first and is still our pup. This year she’s…

5 Days in London

2 months ago, I spent several days in London for work. I’m super thankful for having the opportunity to visit the London office as well as have a little time here and there to explore parts of central London. The last time I traveled to London was in 2005, right after I graduated from college…

Hawai’i – Hilo, Volcano, and Kona

Last Hawaii vacation, we were lucky enough to be escorted around by my brother in-laws future in-laws. They owned a place in Volcano and showed us parts of Hilo and Kona. We opted for the nature/historic sites as it seems the Big Island has a ton of great outdoors and is home to the largest…

A Few Days in Vancouver

Vancouver recap – the weather was gorgeous and we had just about two days to see and eat our hearts out. With some help from a friend, we landed a great Airbnb spot… hard to beat this view. We settled on a spot in Yaletown which happens to be a pretty nice neighborhood. I relate…

Flashback to the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam

  With all this warm weather this year, I was thinking about the last time I had seen or felt some cooler weather. Tahoe this year had some snow, but not enough for it to feel like winter in Tahoe. So flashback about 18 months to Thanksgiving 2013, I was with Betty’s family on vacation…

Top Eats From Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong

  After finally getting back from Asia and getting over my sickness, here’s a short post on my favorite eats from Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong. #1 – Fresh Seafood – stone crab aka “meaty crab”, mantis shrimp, razor clams and a special shrimp with an extra body section. This was off the beaten path…

Chicago 2012 – Throwback Thursday

  Betty and I visited Chicago in October 2012… and it was a blast! Since it’s #TBT, I decided to do a post in reminiscence of one of my favorite trips… to Gotham City. I have to start off by saying that late September through October is probably the best time to visit (especially for…