5 Things To Do Around Valencia Street In The San Francisco Mission

Posted on 07 November 2014

Being a local San Franciscan I have seen so many shops and stores change hands in the last several years that it seems like there is a new restaurant or store that pops up every month. Rising rents have led to many of the original businesses leaving and the area becoming the most gentrified that […]

Children’s Museum of Phoenix Full of Fun and Creativity

Posted on 07 November 2014

Parking can be a little difficult to come by at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix’s small parking lot that fills up quick (probably because others also feel that this place is amazing) but once I walked through the doors I knew that it was worth the trip. Bringing along kids ranging from 1 to 12 years […]

San Francisco Hotels Kensington, Union Square and Diva Hotel

Posted on 25 September 2014

I have stayed at a few great hotels in my travels around the world but none have compared to the Kensington Park Hotel and Hotel Diva and Hotel Union Square hotels in San Francisco. Each hotel had a unique perspective and style, making them a very original experience that greatly enhanced our stay in San […]

Objects, Faces & Places – My Visual Diary

Posted on 03 September 2014

Since early 2009, I have lived in constant motion traveling to and living in various cities around the world.  Sometimes I stay put in certain cities that I have an attraction towards, for up to a year at a time.  Some of the cities which I’ve stayed in for more extended periods include London, Los […]

The Rib Room in Knightsbridge

Posted on 17 August 2014

The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant in Knightsbridge, London UK is a great location for the business traveller or local to enjoy the finest cuisine available. Decadence at every turn: The head chef Ian Rudge creates modern British dishes, ideal at any time of the day and featuring signature specialities such as The Rib Room roast beef brioche […]

Sivory Punta Cana

Posted on 11 August 2014

The Sivory Punta Cana is a incredible lifestyle resort that combines restorative and rejuvenating spa pampering; numerous sumptuous and artfully prepared cuisine options; a wine connoisseur’s dream cellar replete with 8,000 bottles of wine; breathtaking locale; and luxurious accommodations for a very unique and unforgettable Dominican Republic experience. The resort is suited on a pin-drop […]

Hempel Hotel – London

Posted on 25 June 2014

Review and Photos by The Cobrasnake

The Hempel is a really quiet hotel located in Paddington. It’s far away from everything. When you are inside it feels really relaxing. The reception is very quiet and clean -as is the rest of the hotel. The room was completely white. The bed was so big you could comfortably sleep 4 people.

Langham Hotel – London

Posted on 23 June 2014

Old world charm meets new world decadence at the Langham hotel in London. Langham London is an icon among London hotels, and rightly so.  The legend of this hotel is true: impeccable service, restaurants, swimming pool and a full fitness center you won’t be disappointed. A walk through the lobby and halls will transform you […]

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Art & Culture

Railroad Earths Hangtown Halloween Ball 2014

Posted on 10 November 2014

Recently we went to the Hangtown Halloween Ball in “Old Hangtown” Placerville, CA.  We had never been to this event or Placerville other than driving through on the way to South Lake Tahoe.  I have to say that we were really impressed with the concert and the town.  Placerville actually has a lot of great little shops and most […]

Eat & Drink

5 Things To Do Around Valencia Street In The San Francisco Mission

Posted on 07 November 2014

Being a local San Franciscan I have seen so many shops and stores change hands in the last several years that it seems like there is a new restaurant or store that pops up every month. Rising rents have led to many of the original businesses leaving and the area becoming the most gentrified that […]