European Elegance at Sonnenalp Vail
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European Elegance at Sonnenalp Vail

As you drive up to Sonnenalp Vail, you might feel like you’ve been instantly transported to a grand hotel tucked away in the German Bavarian Alps, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. The boutique luxury hotel is classic, elegant and now my favorite place to stay in Vail. It’s the staff that makes the difference, from … Continue reading

Road Trip Preps in a Pandemic World:  10 Travel Tips to Stay Safe on the Road
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Road Trip Preps in a Pandemic World: 10 Travel Tips to Stay Safe on the Road

I’ve started traveling again….cautiously in this COVID-19 pandemic world we now live in. As we head into the July 4th holiday weekend, here are my observations and tips for prepping for a road. These are based on my experiences going on two Colorado road trips in the past two weeks to Ouray, Telluride and Vail. … Continue reading

On the Go Nutrition and Hydration: Fast Bar, Evolve Protein Shake and EcoVessel Summit Water Bottle
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On the Go Nutrition and Hydration: Fast Bar, Evolve Protein Shake and EcoVessel Summit Water Bottle

As I’m starting to travel again, I’m re-discovering a constant struggle on the road – finding nutritious options that pack well, don’t melt, are plant based protein with no or very little sugar, taste great and have minimal (and recyclable if possible) packaging. Fast Bar is a recent find for intermittent fasting. Evolve is my … Continue reading

Ouray Chalet Inn
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Ouray Chalet Inn

My first hotel stay since early March and post COVID-19 quarantine was Ouray Chalet Inn in Ouray, Colorado, which has been nicknamed the “Switzerland of America” since the late 1800s. I met some friends from Texas who had road tripped for a week in Ouray and Telluride. Here’s why I decided to stay there:  affordable, … Continue reading

Cornet Falls Hike in Telluride, Colorado
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Cornet Falls Hike in Telluride, Colorado

While in Telluride for a few days with my friends Sarah and Chris, along with their two daughters Aria and Caroline, we set out in search of a waterfall.  It was late afternoon and we didn’t want a long hike.  From the gondola earlier in the afternoon, we saw a waterfall across the box canyon.  … Continue reading