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. Β The popular tourist sites on the East side of London are a little more spread out, so be prepared to do more walking. Β 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…