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Points Runs – Are They Worth It?

You may or may not have heard the term “points run,” which refers to a trip that’s main purpose is to earn points. Now, considering this practice involves spending money, one might argue that it’s not exactly budget friendly or wise, but I believe that sometimes, they can be worth it.

The year 2013 was my year of mastering the… Continue reading

My Traveling Truths That May Surprise You

Sometimes people think traveling is just something that is within you. While I agree that some people are more prone to it than others, I don’t think even habitual travelers ever become travel masters. Here are some examples of how even I still struggle with travel.

What am I doing?!

What am I doing?!

I still get nervous before every trip.

Sometimes I’m worried… Continue reading

Sutro Baths and Cliff House

The Sutro Baths are one of those things that just seem completely unreal. Located in San Francisco California, it was once a huge private swimming pool complex that was built in the late 19th century. Unfortunately, a fire in 1966 destroyed the main complex and the building was left abandoned. The Cliff House, a resort built near the Sutro Baths,… Continue reading

Castro Theatre San Francisco

There is something so beautiful about an old theatre. I was thrilled that I was able to catch a movie at the Castro Theatre while I was in San Francisco.

Castro Theatre Sign in San Francisco

The iconic Castro Theatre sign in San Francisco

The Castro Theatre was built in 1922 and was designed by Timothy L Pflueger, who later became a very well known Bay… Continue reading

16 Bit Arcade Bar in Columbus, OH

A few months ago I finally made it out to Columbus, OH to visit Stephanie, aka The Travel Chica. In 2012 she visited me in St. Louis so I was long overdue for a visit to my fellow Midwestern-based travel blogging friend.

The long weekend in Columbus did not disappoint. My favourite part of the trip was visiting the… Continue reading