With all the Super Bowl festivities gone, taking visitors with them, downtown Phoenix is quiet once again. However, this past week of football madness left a trail, beginning at the Grand Canyon rock wall and ending in the public eye. With Phoenix now posing as a tourist destination, what does that mean for the travelers? … Continue reading Super Bowl XLIX and the Phoenix leftovers
As I previously mentioned (albeit, long ago), I love coffee. What I haven’t yet mentioned is that I also love brunch. Sunday brunch, Tuesday brunch, Friday brunch… I love that delectable combination when breakfast comes together with lunch to create brunch. Growing up, my mom always taught me the importance of being healthy in my food choices. I’m … Continue reading Luci’s Healthy Marketplace
After living in Phoenix for two years, I finally made it up to Sedona. Basically, a beautiful escape only a couple hours from the valley with cool(er) air, red rocks and a wonderful lack of intense brownness that plagues the heat-stricken valley this time of year. My girl friends and I made it a day … Continue reading Villa adds rustic flair, intimate atmosphere
Visiting concrete jungle in the winter is a bad idea. Especially if that jungle is Chicago. That’s ok, because although the observatories were closed due to lack of visibility my first few days, there are luckily other things to do. Lincoln Park: one of the city’s more popular parks right out of the dense landscape of skyscrapers and … Continue reading The farmer in the… city?
California born and raised, I always assumed we had the best beaches and never thought past this tidbit of common knowledge. I’ve been up the Pacific coast line into Canada and thought, “if you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all.” False. On a recent trip to North Carolina, my friend and I joined her parent’s … Continue reading Wrightsville Beach: charming beachfront, perfect destination