Reviews

Review: Hotel Monaco, Denver
Colorado, Reviews

Review: Hotel Monaco, Denver

Review: Hotel Monaco, Denver ♥♥♥♥ We recently stayed at the Hotel Monaco, Denver, for four nights. Hotel Monaco is part of the Kimpton brand of hotels, and this one is located in downtown Denver. We had a very comfortable stay, and the location was excellent, so I give it 4 hearts. The hotel […]

Tapas in Madrid
Destinations, Reviews, Spain

Tapas in Madrid

One of my favorite Spanish customs is eating tapas. There are several legends about how tapas originated, but today it involves going to a bar, ordering a few tasty bites with a drink and enjoying them with your friends, then perhaps moving on to another bar, and maybe another. You can do this […]

Madrid
Destinations, Reviews, Spain

Madrid

Madrid is my favorite city, and I’ve been there numerous times. It’s old, large, lively, and urban, yet it’s pretty and has a small-town feel. I love the festive atmosphere, the food, and the walkability. People are always out and about, no matter what hour. They really enjoy food, drink, and conversation, and […]

Review: First Crush, San Francisco
California, Reviews

Review: First Crush, San Francisco

Review: First Crush, San Francisco ♥♥♥♥ We went to First Crush for dinner on a Monday night around 7:00. This small restaurant was almost full and really bustling. There were exactly two tables left, so had we waited any longer we would have been out of luck. I chose this restaurant […]