USA Travel

Desert Botanicals Gardens & the Marshall Butterfly Pavilion | Phoenix, Arizona

As my sun sign is in Capricorn, an earth sign, I enjoy anything with a grounding nature. That is why I have a deep fondness for mountains, forests, vegetable dishes and gardens. One of my favorite things to do while traveling is visit a garden, if my schedule permits. This might have to do with… Continue reading Desert Botanicals Gardens & the Marshall Butterfly Pavilion | Phoenix, Arizona

UNESCO, USA Travel

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Phoenix, Arizona- "Form follows function", a phrase I first learned on my initial visit to Frank Lloyd Wright's home studio in Oak Park, a suburb of Chicago. From that point on, I felt a connection with Wright's forward thinking of architecture. Over the past two decades, I had visited many of his designed buildings and… Continue reading Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Food Journals

What I ate in PHOENIX, ARIZONA – A Food Journal

I really had no intention to fly into Phoenix before the end of 2020 but I needed to use my flight credit before it expired on November 24. I learned about the expiration at the beginning of November, so I had to choose a city close by that had dine-in options during Covid. It all… Continue reading What I ate in PHOENIX, ARIZONA – A Food Journal

Global Dining

Lunch at the Award Winning Barrio Café | Phoenix, Arizona

Sitting down for a meal at Barrio Café in central Phoenix is one of America's most sought after Mexican food experiences. This highly acclaimed restaurant has been featured on 'Diners, Drive-ins and Dives', had countless write-ups and comes highly recommended on various social media platforms. That is how I came across Barrio Café, through research… Continue reading Lunch at the Award Winning Barrio Café | Phoenix, Arizona

Global Dining

A Lavish Lunch at Gertrude’s | Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix, Arizona

I may have enjoyed eating at Gertrude's more than visiting the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. This really should not come to anyone's surprise, considering that I practically live for a pleasant dining ambiance, great service and even better food. Also, I am sure that I spent just as much time eating at Gertrude's… Continue reading A Lavish Lunch at Gertrude’s | Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix, Arizona

Global Dining

Richardson’s New Mexico Cuisine Restaurant | Phoenix, Arizona

I am just going to come out and say it, Richardson's New Mexico Cuisine in Phoenix had tastier dishes than the state of New Mexico! I have traveled through New Mexico over the last two decades and have stayed in both Santa Fe and Albuquerque several times. I have been down to Carlsbad Caverns, Roswell… Continue reading Richardson’s New Mexico Cuisine Restaurant | Phoenix, Arizona