6 Must-See Magical Photos Stops in Death Valley

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With autumn approaching, it’s the best time for sightseeing in Death Valley, where the temperatures can be extreme, to say the least. The highest temperature in the entire world was recorded at Furnace Creek at 134°F in 1913.   Even fall can see very warm temperatures, but as long as you are … [Read more...]

Five Family-Friendly Attractions in Houston, TX

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I must admit, I was a bit surprised. I’d never thought of Houston as a place for a family getaway. My first visit changed my opinion of the largest city in Texas due to the variety of attractions and activities to please every member of the family. Here are some of the best things to do for a long … [Read more...]

One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, FLOOR

Tequila tasting tour Santa Fe NM

  "This is so smooth, it would be a sin to disguise it in a margarita," said Nick, our tour guide as we were served our last taster, a Don Julio 70. "Bottoms up!" Ever the good student, I did as instructed. Surprisingly, the shot of Don Julio 70 went down without the usual crash and … [Read more...]

Why the Kemah Boardwalk Bullet Coaster is a Suicide Run

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The fact that I was the only one on the roller coaster would have been a red flag to most people.  But I love roller coasters… how bad could it be?  It was one of those wooden, old school types, not the sleek high drop kind that leave your stomach in your mouth. But within seconds of the start, I … [Read more...]

Sedona’s Pink Jeep Adventure: Not for Prissies

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Click here for pdf of Sedona's Pink Jeep Adventure: Not for Prissies Sedona’s Pink Jeep Adventure: Not for Prissies Over the Kitchen Counter -  October 5, 2011 “You simply must go – it’s so…. you,” friends would suggest.  This beach girl would always respond with the same condescendingly … [Read more...]

Westin La Paloma, Tucson AZ

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Looking for a great place for a girlfriend's getaway?  Try the Westin La Paloma in Tucson, Arizona. ​Located in the foothills of the beautiful Catalina Mountains, the La Paloma offers something for everyone.  In addition to incredible views of the mountains, desert, and city below, the location … [Read more...]