Thanksgiving in Las Vegas

Every year Julio and I drive to Las Vegas the Wednesday before Thanksgiving to spend time with my Dad’s brother and sister and their side of the family.  I get to see my cousins, we spend time on the strip, and it’s a nice change of scenery.  This year, Julio’s parents decided to join us,…

East London

On my second day in London, I headed back into the city, but this time focused on the East Side to see sites like the Tower of London and the Shard.  The popular tourist sites on the East side of London are a little more spread out, so be prepared to do more walking.  And…

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The whole reason for me doing a solo trip to London (and tacking Paris on as well) was because a friend of mine had an extra ticket to the Harry Potter theater show, a sequel to the original stories that takes place nineteen years in the future.  The show opened at the Palace Theater, an…