Phoenix (and Scottsdale) City Guide

Before you read ahead, here are the highlights: nami tsyonami, Harumi Sushi, Valley Bar, and Camelback Mountain via Cholla Trail. If you do nothing else, go to/eat/do those. Where I Stayed I stayed in a casita, a transformed garage, in a home and street that was very much Beverly Hills. It’s a 1920s Tudor style home owned by Fawn, a photographer, whom I spoke to … Continue reading Phoenix (and Scottsdale) City Guide

New Orleans City Guide

Where I Stayed The Airbnb in the Bywater was a room in an old shot gun-style house. All the other rooms were rented out to other young tourists. The bathrooms were huge and clean, which was a major plus! They also had bikes to borrow for free! The Bywater is supposedly the “up-and-coming” area in town, but it’s very questionable. There’s a lot that needs to be … Continue reading New Orleans City Guide

Nashville Guide: My Favorite City

Last Thanksgiving, I scratched an itch and took my first solo trip to NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE. Why Nashville? Wells Adams from “The Bachelorette” made it cool. My girlfriends and I considered it (and New Orleans) for a girls’ trip that never transpired. Nashville is part of the New South, a little liberal pocket much like my home for 6 years, Asheville, and famous Southern hospitality. I … Continue reading Nashville Guide: My Favorite City