The Maven Hotel – Wonderful Accommodations In Denver’s Gentrifying Downtown

Gentrification of dilapidated corners of cities is a beautiful thing. The bones of old buildings are given new life, and the original builders and architects of these edifices are smiling ... Continue Reading →

Kachina Cantina – Vibrant Dining in Downtown Denver’s Dairy Block

We did not expect such delicious Mexican fare, which is a blatant bias when this San Diegan family spent a weekend in Denver. But there we were at Kachina, fully enjoying a modern spin ... Continue Reading →

Santa’s Christmas Gift Guide 2019

Every year Santa gets inundated with letters and wish lists. One year, Santa received a list on Christmas Eve and he had to tell his little daughter that the real Santa could not work ... Continue Reading →

Halloween fun with Paddling Witches in Morro Bay California

There was a fun coastal Halloween celebration created by a fearsome and formidable group of friendly “Witches” and “Warlocks” in Morro Bay, California. The ... Continue Reading →

Maika’i Lani Malasadas – Sweet Goodness on Maui

Looking for an authentic taste when on Maui? This is the place. Ben started cooking on a Najavo reservation in New Mexico at six years of age, because his older siblings took the sandwiches ... Continue Reading →

How to Describe Bruce Munro: Field of Light at Sensorio?

Christo piqued interest in semi-inexplicable yet wondrous art projects. Acres of umbrellas in the desert east of Los Angeles, wrapping the Reichstag in Berlin, etc. How to describe ... Continue Reading →

SNUBA ON MAUI – When You Want To Go Beyond Snorkeling

We organized our family trip to Maui, happening upon some amazing fares when Southwest opened up service from California. We knew our daughters were well-versed in snorkeling, but they ... Continue Reading →

FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI – GOLDEN FAMILY TIME

It was the long plane ride, amplified by the emergency landing, that made our late night arrival at The Fairmont Kea Lani on Maui such a relief. Our first exposure to the high standard ... Continue Reading →