Daytrip: Grand Canyon from Las Vegas

A daytrip by car from Las Vegas, Nevada, to the spectacular South Rim of the Grand Canyon. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was provided by the wonderful National Park System in the USA. Breathtaking views and updated amenities, plus a visit to the historic El Tovar Hotel in Grand Canyon Village.

Raclette, Europe’s Cheesy, Sociable Feast

Throwback Tuesday Post (TBTP) from 2015: Charming traditional Swiss and German New Year's Eve recipe: raclette, a melted-cheese delight! Informal for friends and family, in the same manner as fondue. Each guests melts their own portion on a cozy winter evening.

Bellagio Christmas Decorations in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada!

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A photographic foray into the Bellagio's Conservatory and Botanical Garden atrium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Holiday 2018 decorations: so beautiful, abundant and lush!

Nuremberg Christmas Market, Germany

Throwback Tuesday Post (TBTP) from 2011: A tour of the famous German Christmas market in Nuremberg. Complete with bratwurst, Gluhwein and a side trip to the Marriage Carousel fountain based on a poem by native son Hans Sachs.

“Paper Airplane” Sculpture, Lincoln, Nebraska

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Find out why a 14,000-pound metal "paper" airplane sculpture with a 20-foot wingspan stands as a playful piece of public art near the airport in Lincoln, Nebraska. Photos, too!

Munich’s Christmas Tram + Egg Nog Recipe

Throwback Tuesday Post (TBTP) from 2014: A ride on Munich's Christmas Tram (ChristkindlTram), meeting St. Nickolaus (Germany's Santa Claus), plus my delicious homemade egg nog recipe. Merry Christmas!

Lee’s Chicken Restaurant, Lincoln, Nebraska

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Let's have fried chicken for lunch at Lee's Chicken Restaurant in Lincoln, Nebraska. Home cooking, friendly staff and a homey atmosphere make this oldest operating restaurant in Lincoln a fun and welcoming place.

Historic University Building, Denver, Colorado

Dating from 1910, the historic University Building in Denver is a marvel of art nouveau marble and brass. No longer owned by Denver University, Its 12 stories are leased to businesses. Here are some photos of this amazing beauty in the LoDo district.