This is our 3rd year visiting Vegas and finally we decided to spend a day exploring outside of Vegas – into the wild wild west. We did our Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour last year and it was spectacular. 30 min helicopter ride from Vegas to Grand Canyon and seeing all the sights from up above,… Read More Travel Blog: The Valley Of Fire: Day Trip From Vegas (1-hour drive)
This trip to Vegas we stayed 3 nights at ARIA, and 4 nights in Bellagio. Both great hotels. ARIA is modern and new, full of energetic young people. While Bellagio is more like a classic luxury hotel, with the best view in town. You can read my ARIA review here later if you wish. Bellagio… Read More Travel Blog: Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas (Review 2017)
This is the 3rd year in a row that we are visiting Vegas. We stayed at MGM Grand, MGM Hotel, and Palazzo during the past visits. This year we are staying at ARIA and Bellagio just to experience the difference. ARIA Hotel in Vegas is one of the newest hotel in Vegas Strip completed in… Read More Travel Blog: Our Stay at ARIA Resort & Casino Las Vegas – with 20 dollars trick
Carmel-by-the-Sea (Central Coast California) 1 hour 44 minute drive from SFO airport It’s a nice small beach city located at Central Coast, Monterey. Known for its rich artistic history and beautiful scenery Dog friendly city It took us less than 2 hours drive from SFO Airport (where we get our rented car) to Carmel Valley.… Read More Travel Blog: Tickle Pink Inn Hotel Review @California, Carmel-by-the-sea
Carmel’s 17 Mile Drive 17-Mile Drive is a 27 km scenic road through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula in Northern California, much of which hugs the Pacific coastline and passes famous golf courses, mansions and scenic attractions, including the Lone Cypress, Bird Rock and the 5,300-acre Del Monte Forest of Monterey Cypress trees.… Read More Travel Blog: Carmel 17 Mile Drive (Pebble Beach)
After staying for a few days in Carmel, it’s time to go home. We took Highway 1 (Pacific Coast Highway) on the way from Carmel to SFO. It is probably one of the most beautiful highway we’ve seen. It was a good drive as the scenery was amazing along the California coastline.
Country: United States State: California County: Monterey Region: Carmel Valley AVA Grape varieties and AVAs The Central Coast of California has the maritime influence from the Pacific Ocean. Cold winds blowing from the Pacific create blankets of fog to cool the coastal area. The cooling effect is good for delicate varieties such as Pinot Noir… Read More Wine Blog: Visiting Carmel Valley AVA (Central Coast California)
Monterey Fisherman’s Wharf built in 1870 for loading and unloading of passengers. Used to be home of many Sardine Factories. Today, it has become a tourist attraction in Monterey. Full of tourists, seafood restaurants, candy stores, jewellery stores.
Last summer after our Las Vegas Trip, we decided to spend a few days outside of San Francisco before taking our flight back to Singapore (SFO-SIN). Since we have visited San Francisco quite a few times, so it’s time to venture out of San Francisco. This time we ventured south to Carmel-by-the-Sea. It’s less… Read More Travel Blog: Silicon Valley Day Trip (30 min drive from SFO)
Scroll down for the content: 1. Palazzo Hotel Las Vegas Review 2. Sundance Helicopter Tour to Grand Canyon and strip sunset view 3. MGM Grand Review 4. Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas 5. Twist by Pierre Gagnier 6. Mandarin Bar at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas 7. Fremont Street 8. Las Vegas Strip