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  • To Eat or Not To Eat – That is Not the Question in Vegas

    To Eat or Not To Eat – That is Not the Question in Vegas

    Southwest, USA

    Vegas, the city of sin is home to many of the 7 deadly sins and gluttony is high on the list. Everywhere you look there is a buffet. While in Vegas we did head to a few of the buffets, generally one every second day with a few squished in at the end that we wanted to try. Here is an overview of the buffets we visited that you might want to check out when you get to Vegas.

  • Vegas Uncovered - Shows & Attractions For Your Kids

    Vegas Uncovered - Shows & Attractions For Your Kids

    Southwest, USA

    Soon we were driving in pitch black. There were no street lamps and no cars on the road. We drove like this for nearly 4 hours before we saw the eerie glow of Vegas' neon garb on the horizon. Join our 10+ hour road trip from San Diego to Vegas, via Palm Springs, Joshua Tree National Park & a car breakdown.

  • Swinging My Legs Over the Grand Canyon, Arizona

    Swinging My Legs Over the Grand Canyon, Arizona

    Southwest, USA

    Standing on the precipice with the wind tearing at my hair looking down thousands of feet into the grandest canyon of them all you can’t help but imagine its origins. My heart starts racing, the wind is pushing me back from the edge, which in the back of my mind provides a small measure of relief since it’s not pushing me into the ravine. I take another step closer and then sit down on the edge, slowly dangling my legs over.

  • SeaWorld San Diego… You Sunk My Battleship

    SeaWorld San Diego… You Sunk My Battleship

    Southwest, USA

    In 2007 Josh and I had watched the Shamu show twice, impressed with the killer whales and their trainers interaction, movements like dancers in a choreographed show. In 2012 SeaWorld sunk my battleship. Find out why the death of a trainer in 2010 resulted in a lack of comradeship and intimacy of the trainer/whale dance.

  • Cheetah Race At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

    Cheetah Race At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

    Southwest, USA

    Having previously visited San Diego and loved the zoo we did not have the opportunity to visit the Safari since it was quite far out and difficult to get to. Since we had a car and the opportunity we decided to skip the zoo this time and discover the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

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