A Day in Colorado’s Quirkiest Town
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A Day in Colorado’s Quirkiest Town

Nederland, Colorado, has a plethora of outdoor adventure and a carousel of happiness. There’s more coffee shops in a two block radius in this small town than you’d find in five blocks in New York City. It’s quirky, offbeat, and well, just weird. It’s where you go if you want to really get off-the-grid. Remember … Continue reading

Hotel Talisa’s Matterhorn Cocktail (Recipe included)
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Hotel Talisa’s Matterhorn Cocktail (Recipe included)

Opening this year, Hotel Talisa is the new kid on the block in Vail, Colorado.  You may not know Vail was modeled after the alpine town of Zermatt, Switzerland.  In Hotel Talisa’s restaurant Gessner, you get to enjoy a blend of the Colorado Rockies and the Alps in the cuisine. My cocktail of choice while … Continue reading

Leaf Peeping in Breckenridge & Frisco
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Leaf Peeping in Breckenridge & Frisco

My friend Melissa and I have a fall foliage tradition.  For several years now, we’ve gone leaf peeping in and around Breckenridge, Colorado, on or close to September 18th.  Fall colors usually peak in Breckenridge around that date.  This year the leaves peaked earlier than normal because of the hot and dry conditions.  While they … 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

Hike a Mountain Stairmaster in Frisco
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Hike a Mountain Stairmaster in Frisco

When you’re in Frisco, Colorado, the peak looming overhead is Mount Royal.  It’s a mountain version of a “stairmaster.”  This hike is a quick butt kick since you gain almost 1,400 feet in two miles, with the bulk of the elevation gain in just over a mile.  In other words….it’s straight up.  It’s one of … Continue reading