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Delicious Italian Lunch Buffet at the Mohegan Sun: Todd English’s Tuscany

This afternoon, Mike and I had lunch at Todd English’s Tuscany, located inside the beautiful Mohegan Sun resort. The Mohegan Sun is a 5 start casino resort in southeastern Connecticut. Many great dining optins are available including Tuscany. This Italian restaurant owned by celebrity chef Todd English serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I highly recommend […]

50 fun things to do this winter in Chicago!

Chicago is a wonderful city with endless opportunities for entertainment and recreation. Chicago’s world-class cultural attractions and amazing architecture are the standouts of this great city. Unfortunately, many tourists never consider Chicago to be a winter vacation destination due to the frequent snow storms and frigid temperatures. Luckily, many of the best attractions are located […]

A weekend in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

This past weekend I decided to take a trip up to the White Mountains in New Hampshire. I have visited the White Mountains during the spring for a hiking trip, but this was my first winter trip to the area. I decided to book a hotel at Merrill Farm Resort in North Conway. Although not […]

Mohegan Sun: Vegas Style Casino Fun in New England

The Mohegan Sun is a massive casino which sits on 240 acres of reservation land on the gorgeous Thames River in Uncasville, Connecticut. The casino is very isolated, and thus, makes for a great weekend escape for city dwellers looking to escape the clutter and congestion of nearby hectic cities like Boston and New York. […]

I love DAVIDsTEA: High Quality Loose Leaf Tea in Boston

This weekend I went ice skating at The Boston Common Frog Pond Ice rink. It was a good time although a tad bit expensive over other rinks I have been to. Luckily, I had my own skates so I only had to pay for admission (normally $5, skate rentals are $9). After skating I decided […]

A Road Trip through Denver, Oklahoma City, & Little Rock

My boyfriend and I recently took a road trip from Idaho to Tennessee; it was a long journey of approximately 30 hours. Our first stop was 2 nights in Denver. Neither of us have ever been to the city and wanted to check it out.  We stayed at the Quality Inn Central Denver, which conveniently […]

Trip to Boise – The Greenbelt, Boise Zoo, & Knock ’em Dead Theater

Boise, Idaho is a great city to visit if you enjoy the outdoors; there are plenty of options when it comes to recreation including biking, hiking, and dozens of parks. Mike and  I took a 2 day trip this week mainly to do some bike riding along the Boise Greenbelt, a 22 mile path that […]

Jackson Hole Wyoming: The National Elk Refuge, Grand Tetons, & a Moose Sighting!

Jackson, Wyoming is a beautiful small Western town most famous for its’ world class ski resorts. However, it is also a popular destination with outdoor enthusiasts due to its’ close proximity to beautiful national parks like Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Another popular tourist attraction in the area is the National Elk Refuge. We decided to take […]

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend in Bozeman

Last weekend, I decided to take a weekend trip to Montana to run a half marathon. An Irish themed half marathon entitled “Run to the Pub Half Marathon” was being held in Bozeman, a small college town home to Montana State University. The trip from Idaho was great as we got closer to Montana. We […]

Christmas in Chicago!

This year for the holidays, I decided to drive into Chicago to visit family. Chicago is a great city to be in around the holidays due to the wintry weather and holiday traditions combining to form the perfect holiday ambiance. There are always plenty of events going on in what is one of the best […]