Staycation: The Maven Hotel

There is nothing like being in the midst of it all in Downtown Denver, and The Maven Hotel will get you on the map. Located on Denver’s Dairy Block, a block from Coors Field & McGregor Square, a couple of blocks from Union Station, and hovering right above the well-known Milk Market, The Maven Hotel…

Staycation: The Brown Palace

The Brown Palace is an amazing Historic Colorado landmark and a magical place to be. I first visited “The Brown” when I was a little girl, attending tea each year as my birthday and Christmas approached. Attending tea as a little girl makes you feel like royalty, and since then I have always looked at…

Staycation: Kimpton Hotel Monaco

Charming is the first word that comes to mind when I think about the Kimpton Hotel Monaco. From the moment you walk in you feel a sense of ease like you have just escaped to the East Coast for a bit of a reprieve. The lobby isn’t overly extravagant but superbly elegant, which lends to…

Staycation: The Golden Hotel

Golden, Colorado… a treasure trove when it comes to fun day trips. There is so much to do here and it is just minutes outside of the city. It is often overlooked as it is on the way to more sought-after places, but I encourage you to take a hard right as you approach the…

A Very Merry Dairy Block Day

You may have heard of the Dairy Block. It is one of the newer hot spots in Downtown Denver, located just blocks away from Coors Field and Union Station. It is right in the center of everything you want to experience Downtown, and there is something for everyone. This block is full of restaurants, shopping…

Upcoming End of Summer Events

While I realize August is almost coming to an end, I didn’t want it to slip by without sharing some fun events with you. In all honesty, I should have been a good blogger and posted this sooner to cover all of the fun summer events that I attended/will be attending. Alas, I procrastinated. But…

Ototo – Goodness from the Grill

Sushi Den is a well-known establishment in Colorado. If you are a local, you probably know it as the BEST place to get sushi in Denver and have probably been on numerous occasions. Sushi Den opened its doors in 1984 by Toshi Kizaki. Since then, they have expanded. Next door to Sushi Den is Izakaya…

Staycation: Rejuvenation Retreat at The Oxford Hotel

The Oxford Hotel Just a stone’s throw away from Union Station is a quaint little hotel that has provided refuge for city goers to rest their feet and heads after a long day exploring the Mile High City. The Oxford is Denver’s most historic hotel having opened in 1891. Just ten years before the beginning…

Exposing the Mystery that is Arcana

When walking into Arcana, you feel like you are stepping back in time. The decor is a rustic and contemporary twist on 1920s decor. It could have been the set for a scene in the Great Gatsby. The ambiance makes the restaurant super inviting and sets a trendy tone. The rustic feel shines through even…

Staycation: DoubleTree by Hilton Vail

One of the best parts about living in Colorado is the ease of booking getaways. The mountains are just right up the road and when it is time to let loose, all you have to do is book a hotel in the hills and head up on a Friday after work. There are many destinations…