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7 tips for seeing the opera

7 Tips for Seeing the Opera

One of my most faithful passions in life is opera. Nothing I have ever experienced in life moves me the way that seeing an…

6 Tips for Dining Out Alone

6 Tips for Dining Out Alone

Last week I booked a trip to Prague for Christmas that extends into Vienna through New Year’s.  I have tickets to see several operas…

Renting an Apartment vs. Booking a Hotel

Renting an Apartment vs. Booking a Hotel

As websites offering private residences for temporary rental to travelers becomes more mainstream, more people are opting to spend their vacations staying in homes…

Maple Braised Bacon with Chickpeas at Silver in Park City, Utah.

7 Restaurants to Try in 2014

It’s a new year full of renewed resolutions and anticipations of greatness. While every article out there is boasting about what not to eat…

Santa Barbara

A Side Trip to Santa Barbara

During my recent trip to Los Angeles my cousin Julie and I took a side trip to Santa Barbara.  The drive takes about an…