Scottsdale weekend getaway

I love my little weekend getaways and I love when my local friends can experience them with me. My friend Matt and I decided to have a staycation for him and getaway for me at the Firesky┬áin Scottsdale this past weekend. Firesky is part of Kimpton hotels and the best part of Kimpton hotels is…

Reason number 281 why I love Southwest

I love the idea of having a plan and sticking to it, but when it comes to travel that does not always happen. I received a text from Southwest notifying me that my 8:15pm flight was delayed until 9:00pm. I was a little sad but there is nothing you can do about it and I…

A trip to the other wine country…Portland.

One of my very good friends from college decided to throw herself a 29 1/2 birthday party or early 30’s party or farewell to her 20’s party depending on how you want to look at it. Needless to say it was a reason for a trip to Portland for some great wine tasting. First stop…

Palm Springs for a night or whatever

All travel does not require a long plane flight or fancy dinner. Me and a good friend of mine went to Palm Springs for an overnight and spent 2 days and 1 night in the sun enjoying good company and good food without spending a lot of money. We brought our own wine and cheese…