Four Seasons Hotel – Austin, Texas

We had a two night weekend planned, which ended up being a three night weekend when our flight home was cancelled on Sunday afternoon due to weather and we couldn’t get rebooked until Monday afternoon. Oh well, there are certainly worse places you can stuck for an extra night! We took our short Southwest flight… Continue reading Four Seasons Hotel – Austin, Texas

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Jefferson, Texas and the Poltergeist Hotel

My husband grew up in far east Texas, near the Louisiana border in a very, very small town called Linden, TX.  Linden is not know for much other than being the hometown of music artist Don Henley.  The other weekend we drove out to Linden to visit some family graves and leave some flowers so… Continue reading Jefferson, Texas and the Poltergeist Hotel


Oregon Plans – Beach and Wine

During my downtime, Steve and I will also be taking a trip together for one week.  We’ll be spending a week in Oregon and I am really looking forward to this visit.  We fly into Portland and then will be driving straight out to the coast and spending 3 nights on Cannon Beach. In 2016… Continue reading Oregon Plans – Beach and Wine

Colorado · Uncategorized · United States

Solo Travel – Rocky Mountain High

A week ago I decided that I needed a little time to myself.  I have an upcoming summertime lull in my work schedule for the first time in almost two years and I have been hard charging for awhile now. Between the daily office grind and a 2 to 3 hour commute in hellish traffic… Continue reading Solo Travel – Rocky Mountain High

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Dream Hotels – South Pacific Edition

Steve and I finally visited the South Pacific earlier this year, spending a week in French Polynesia.  Despite the long flight in coach, we thoroughly enjoyed the vacation and it is definitely one of the most scenic and stunning spots in the world.  The beauty of Bora Bora didn’t even seem real – it was… Continue reading Dream Hotels – South Pacific Edition

Dining · Las Vegas · Uncategorized

Las Vegas Restaurants – Cut Steakhouse and Hakkasan

We also planned two dinners outside the Wynn Hotel.  Our first night we ate at Cut Steakhouse, which is a Wolfgang Puck restaurant located in The Venetian Hotel.  Cut was definitely our priciest meal of the whole trip and you should expect to spend at least $50 to $60 on a single steak (plus sides,… Continue reading Las Vegas Restaurants – Cut Steakhouse and Hakkasan