Category: Travel

Ducks Road Trip: Montréal bound!

This year’s Ducks Road Crew trip was Montreal and Toronto, and then I am breaking off on my own with 25 other fans to Buffalo.  About 90 Ducks fans will be attending this year’s trip, the biggest one for North America (with London and Finland/Sweden being bigger).  Karen, […]

Las Vegas: Bellagio Conservatory

The Bellagio Hotel has a conservatory, where they have the most amazing seasonal display made from flowers and plants.  You just have to stop by when they have the exhibit, and its free. The rotation schedule is: Holiday Glamour: December 2 – January 1 Chinese New Year: January […]

Las Vegas: Viet Noodle Bar

Las Vegas has plenty of food to offer. You can find almost anything you want, on and off the Strip.  We try to get away from the Strip and eat where the locals eat.  About 10 minutes from the Strip, off Spring Mountain Road is their Asia town.  […]

Las Vegas: Caesar’s Palace

December is probably the best time of the year to visit Las Vegas. For one thing, it’s not scorching hot!  The weather is actually quite cool, even as low as 47 degrees, and the high is a nice comfortable 67 degrees.  For Californians, that’s winter! So every year […]

Las Vegas: Gritz Café (@gritzcafe)

I’ve had this place bookmarked for the longest time.  They serve fried chicken, waffles and grits… sinful, comfort food.  The reviews on yelp said the place is tiny, a bit slow (as they cook to order) and terribly busy on weekends. For my visit, I came on a […]

London: Nando’s peri-peri chicken (@NandosUK)

Nando’s is a worldwide Portuguese flamed grilled chicken restaurant chain founded in South Africa. Their chicken is seasoned and marinaded in a peri-peri sauce. It’s Portuguese in origin and made from crushed chilies, citrus peel, onion, pepper, salt, lemon juice, bay leaves, paprika, pimiento, basil, oregano, and tarragon. […]

London: Sky Garden (@SG_SkyGarden)

The Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street (also nicknamed the “walkie talkie”) is a unique public space on the 35th floor, and offers a 360 degree uninterrupted views across the City of London. Best of all, you can visit for free, but you need to book your reservations […]

London: Koshari Street (@KoshariStreet)

When we were in Cairo, we went to a famous koshari restaurant called Abu Tarek.  Koshari is a popular, inexpensive Egyptian vegetarian dish made of rice, pasta, lentils and chickpeas topped with zesty tomato sauce, caramelised onions and doqqa… a crumbly spicy mix.  While walking toward Piccadilly’s Circus, […]