What No One Told Me About Traveling Solo

Standing in front of Grand Teton looking at the mountain

So, you want to take a solo trip? Yay! That makes me so happy. I cannot tell you how much I have enjoyed traveling solo. Family travel is great and gives you the chance to bond but there is something very satisfying about solo travel. It’s not just about doing what you want to do when you want to do it. It’s about relying on yourself in a way you might not experience in everyday life and that can be...

The Best Things To Do Off the Vegas Strip

A road winds through Lake Mead Recreation area

I love a Vegas vacation but I’ll be the first to admit that after a few days, I start to crave a change of scenery. The good news is, you don’t have to go very far to find it. Southern Nevada is full of natural beauty and really some cute towns. All within a few miles of the Vegas strip. Even if you didn’t pack your hiking boots, most of the areas have scenic drives or some paved walkways. Here’s...

The Lowdown on Where to Eat in Little Rock

Who would have thought that cheese dip would be the reason I’d finally get to spend some time in Arkansas? Definitely not me. You see, I had no idea that Little Rock was the birth place of cheese dip. Nor did I know they had a whole festival to celebrate it. But when the the Little Rock Convention & Visitor’s Bureau asked me to come and check out the festival as part of a Savor Arkansas food tour, I said...