Food trucks: still worth it?

Whenever we come to Austin, we never fail to stop and eat at  food trucks. If you didn’t know it yet, Austin is the food truck capital of  Texas, if not in the… Continue reading

Hobnobbing with the diplomats at the United Nations Delegates Dining Room

Last year when we toured the United Nations, we were disappointed to hear that the Delegates Dining Room was closed for renovations. When we learned that it has reopened in February, we didn’t… Continue reading

Laduree Soho: “Mommy, this breakfast is too frou frou for me!”

I reserved a 10 am breakfast for me and the two boys at Laduree in Soho. Upon entering, we were greeted by a beautiful, thin, and tall young lady (whose features are more… Continue reading

Touring the Library of Congress, US Capitol, and the White House

Would you go to Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower or Arc de Triomphe? Well that’s how I feel about a trip to Washington, D.C. and not see the Capitol or the White… Continue reading

Old Ebbitt Grill, the oldest saloon in Washington, D.C.

We flew to Washington, D.C. today on Father’s Day. I wanted to have dinner to celebrate the occasion at a restaurant that’s not only interesting but perhaps with a little bit of history.… Continue reading

Foodie Trips in New York City: two summers in a row! 

For two summers in a row, I took my older son to vacation in New York City. We both love the hustle and bustle of the city but most of all we love… Continue reading

A Touch of Thailand in Dallas

  Having lived in cities where Southeast Asian culture is more prevalent than it is here in Dallas, we were ecstatic to find out that The Buddhist Center of Dallas (Watdallas) was going… Continue reading

Gipsy Kings and my love for Spanish music

One of my all time favorites, the Gipsy Kings, were in Dallas last night at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Hubby asked me two nights ago if I want to see them in… Continue reading

When in Texas, we eat BBQ!

My husband is a meat eater and he may not want to admit it but he secretly loves Texas BBQ. Our 15 year old, Joshua, on the other hand, thinks of himself as… Continue reading

Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Epcot’s World Showcase, and the home of the Rich and the Richer- Naples, Florida

We promised Jude that if he read 4 of the 7 Harry Potter books, he will be rewarded with a vacation in Orlando to see Harry Potter World (now called the Wizarding World… Continue reading