A Tranquil Retreat is Where to Stay in Taipei
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A Tranquil Retreat is Where to Stay in Taipei

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and stay in this tranquil retreat in the Beitou district, which is the northernmost district in Taipei. Beitou is known for its green spaces and hot springs. It’s also home to the Gaia Hotel. As soon as I walked into the Gaia Hotel, I melted into its … Continue reading

The Edge of Wild in Bachelor Gulch
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The Edge of Wild in Bachelor Gulch

Where do you go to get away from your “go mode?”  Where do you go to recharge your batteries, maybe find a little adventure, lose track of time, and let go of your daily insanity?  I was desperately seeking a solo weekend to do all of those.  Where did I go?  To the edge of … Continue reading

One Night in Boise and I Fell in Love
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One Night in Boise and I Fell in Love

First thing that pops into your head when you think of Idaho – potatoes?  Put the Idaho stereotypes aside and envision an urban, diverse, and hip city.  That’s Boise.  This cool city has suddenly gotten hot with loads of folks flocking to the capitol of spuds central. Boise has been on my list to visit … Continue reading

Time at Talisa
Explore Colorado / Hot Spots To Stay

Time at Talisa

I had been wanting to check out Hotel Talisa, Vail’s newest resort.  The rosé event to kick-off Taste of Vail and celebrating two friends’ birthdays were the perfect excuse! Located on the west end of Vail, Hotel Talisa is a retreat on Gore Creek.  They have shuttles running constantly to take you to Lionshead or … Continue reading

Stay at the Strater
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Stay at the Strater

Southwest Colorado is a place where the Old West and ancient history survive.  From marveling at the Cliff Dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park to taking in the breathtaking views from the historic Durango-Silverton Railroad, Durango fits the bill perfectly for adventure seekers, history buffs, and city slickers wanting to experience the Old West, yet … Continue reading