Barcal – Medellin

Barcal is a restaurant in Medellin, Colombia that offers a tasting menu (and optional beverage pairing which we got) focused on Colombian cuisine.  The meal highlights the great diversity of the country. What is even more impressive, is that the chef, Miguel Warren Mora, is only 24 years old and started the restaurant when he […]

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La Serena Villas – You Won’t Want to Leave the Room Either; The PERFECT Weekend Getaway

La Serena Villas is a boutique hotel in Palm Springs.  It is the perfect weekend getaway hotel.  If you are driving, you will pull up to the hotel and check in.  The attendant will then park your car for you.  First impression is the beautiful lobby and the mid-century architecture, popular in the area.  You […]

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Le Vallauris -SO SO SO Delicious

On a recent weekend trip to Palm Springs, I was doing some research on where to eat.  It looked like slim pickings.  A lot of people indicated that the area catered more to a “resort crowd”…except, one place kept being named as THE place to go for great food.  That place is Le Vallauris. The […]

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Las Vegas to Vancouver – Air Canada Rouge – Premium Rouge AC1897 – Bulkhead Seat Review

Flight Date – January 15, 2019 Airbus 319; AC1897 Seats 2A and 2C (bulkhead) Air Canada Rouge is a subsidiary of Air Canada and is used mainly for vacation destinations.  There is no business class, but what they call Premium Rouge.  In my opinion, it is somewhere in between a premium economy and domestic business […]

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Lambo through the Desert

As a surprise for my wife’s birthday on our most recent trip to Vegas, I booked a Lamborghini Huracan through Diplomat Exotic Rentals on their website.  The whole process was quick, painless, and their communication and customer service was a 10/10. I then planned a drive through the Valley of Fire National Park.  It was […]

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Sparrow + Wolf

The first dish was this bowl which had uni at the bottom and was very delicious.  I could of had another one and was the best dish of the meal. The second dish were oysters with wasabi butter and celery root.  The oysters were good, but I would not order them this way again.  I […]

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a great city for foodies, especially if you live on the Westcoast.  It is only a 2 hour flight from Vancouver, making it an easy weekend trip.  There is great variety in cuisines and price points.  Many “famous chefs” have opened a location in Vegas.  From 3 Michelin star places like Guy […]

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