Travel

Las Vegas, Nevada: Day 2 (Part 2)

October 17, 2013
After our intoxicating trip to Sage, I felt like I was floating on a cloud of bliss when we arrived at The Mirage.  Little did I know that my day was about to get even better!  We had been invited to experience a “mini-show” with Terry Fator and Boyz II Men,...

Las Vegas, Nevada: Day 2 (Part 1)

October 13, 2013
After a refreshing night's sleep in my room at the MGM Grand, I was eager to explore more of Las Vegas during the daytime.  The first stop was to the Monte Carlo, where we were given a behind-the-scenes tour of Blue Man Group. Now popular all over the world, Blue Man...

Las Vegas, Nevada: Day 1

October 6, 2013
It had been a decade since I last visited Las Vegas, Nevada.  My first trip there left a bad taste in my mouth, thus the reason why it had been so long since my subsequent return.  To put it simply, I found it to be devoid of anything that I...

Banner Elk, North Carolina: Summer

September 29, 2013
Summer feels like its forever away, but as soon as the temperatures really start to drop, we all start dreaming of endlessly long days of fun in the sun and warm and glowing nights where anything feels like it could happen.  Picnics, road trips, walks along the ocean -- it...

Banner Elk, North Carolina: Spring

September 26, 2013
After enduring months of cold weather and endless days without sunshine, the only thing that is on anyone's mind is the arrival of spring.  What better place to celebrate brighter skies, blooming flowers, and the feeling of grass between your toes than in the North Carolina town of Banner Elk?...