The Tacky Hotel Experience

Choosing a hotel is one of my favorite things about planning a trip. I’ve stayed at quite a variety of places: youth hostels, fancy hotels, motels with bedbugs, beach hotels, Disney resorts, and charming bed-and-breakfasts. I have yet to experience anything quite like the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo, California, though. It looks like…

Enjoying the Greek Food Festival

One of my favorite events of the year is the Greek Food Festival. The food is delicious, the costumes are colorful, and the warm, celebratory atmosphere puts me in a cheerful mood. I enjoyed watching the Greek folk dancers this year. While some of the circle dancing gets a little repetitive after a few songs,…