Monthly Archives: January, 2012

A Safe Cruise Vacation aboard Celebrity’s Newest Ship the Silhouette

Before we begin our review of the wonderful new Celebrity Silhouette, we think a statement about cruise ship safety is in order for those readers reconsidering a cruise vacation because of the tragic event of the capsizing of the Costa Concordia. This unfortunate incident has cast an unwarranted shroud across an entire industry that should …


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A Super All-Suites Inn Overlooking Warm and Sunny Avila Beach

Central California beaches often appeal to families and couples looking for a less crowded vacation or holiday getaway. Avila Beach and the Avila Lighthouse Suites may be just what they are seeking. Close to the beach The Avila Lighthouse Suites, in the charming little town of Avila Beach is just a few steps from some of …

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Smokin’ Camels in the Nevada Desert

Have you ever noticed that the beautiful state of Nevada has an abundant collection of oddities? Maybe that’s why we keep going back – there is always something fun, unusual, and quirky to write about in the wide-open Silver State. This story is no exception.  Off to the International Camel and Ostrich Races In a …

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Riding the Rails to Virginia City, Nevada

Our latest Nevada adventure started in the northern city of Reno. From there we headed for the Wild-West town of Virginia City on the historic V&T “Queen of the Shortlines” Railroad. What a hoot.  An early call After a delicious dinner and a good night’s rest at the Atlantis Hotel and Casino in downtown Reno, …

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