We took a mini weekend trip to Viva Las Vegas! Figure we make it a little family getaway since my sister and her family moved there and my brother was visiting his own family as well. So much fun seeing the kids playing, walking the strip, winning some money and making tons of memories!
The main reason for our Europe trip was to bring Andre’s mom Lourdes to Lourdes, France. This has always been one of her dreams and seeing it come to life was a blessing on its own. Avery 'jumping'for joy! Lourdes is, after all, a place of pilgrimage where people from all over the world come [...]
First things first, eat churros con chocolate for breakfast! There are many places churning delicious churros con chocolate all over Madrid, but the oldest and most famous is Chocolatería San Ginés. The churros here are perfectly fried – crunchy on the outside, soft inside, without any taste of grease. Unlike their Mexican counterparts, these are not [...]
Day 2 of Madrid consisted of more sightseeing! We started our day at Gran Via. This is the bub of shopping and entertainment in the city. Strolling down this gran avenue is one of the best ways to take the pulse of the city of Madrid! From there we caught the bus to head to [...]
This neighborhood is the heart and soul of Madrid, and our hotel was right in the thick of it. We took full advantage of our prime situation and dove into the Spanish style of life – eating, snacking, drinking, repeat. Oh, and I guess a bit of tourism squeezed in didn’t hurt nobody! This is [...]
Spending a day in Central Park on your next trip to New York City is highly encouraged. I mean common, what’s not to love? There are some fantastic restaurants, miles and miles of pristine greenery and activities to keep you busy all day long. We were far enough away from crowds, the sun was shining [...]
Times Square in NYC is one of those iconic tourist spots that you just have to see at least once in a lifetime. Even if you normally avoid crowds I suggest braving the horde just to be in the centre of it all. It's very surreal to just stand there, surrounded by towering stacks of [...]