Black crow prop wearing a scary black hat at Scareactor Encounter, Universal Studios Hollywood

Halloween At California Amusement Parks

It’s technically still summer, but that doesn’t mean California amusement parks aren’t ready for the Halloween season. In fact, the Golden State’s largest theme parks kicked off their Halloween festivities right after Labor Day. Although this seasonal party has already begun across multiple parks, crowds will be much larger next month. Indeed, it’s likely you’ll … Continue reading Halloween At California Amusement Parks

Chocolate mousse served on an unusual white dish at Temporis

Dining At Chicago Michelin Star Restaurant Temporis

One of the biggest highlights of my recent trip to Chicago was dining at Michelin star restaurant Temporis, After all, Temporis is just one of only 23 restaurants in Chicago to hold this coveted distinction. What’s more, I knew going in that Chef Troy Jorge would create some of the most beautiful dishes I’ve ever … Continue reading Dining At Chicago Michelin Star Restaurant Temporis

This Tiffany glass dome is said to be the world's largest of its kind on a Chicago guided tour

My Favorite Guided Tours of Chicago

One of the best ways to see the best of what Chicago has to offer is on a guided tour. This is especially true if you’re a first-time visitor looking for ideas on top things to do. Yet by the same token, these public tours can be quite informative for repeat visitors like me. In … Continue reading My Favorite Guided Tours of Chicago