Escape the Room

I read about this place on an article in the newspaper and I knew I had to check it out. Escape the Room AZ is a fun interactive game that consists of being trapped with a group of people in a room and finding your way out in 60 minutes or less. The room is full of […]

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Brush Party

A few weeks ago Jon and I had a date night at a place called Brush Party. It is basically a studio where you become a painter, whether you have painted before or are a complete newbie. The best part, you BYOB! (bring your own bottle). Which means you are allowed to bring beer or wine and any snack you want for […]

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Day of the Dead

One of the most important celebrations in Mexico is the Day of the Dead. Among all the Mexican prehispanic cultures, the adoration of the Death was central. It was believed that everyone had an ulterior purpose, which led to think that there was a life after death. When a person died, he or she would […]

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Las Noches de las Luminarias

Every year, for three consecutive years, we have attended Las Noches de las Luminarias at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix. This is a unique and beautiful event that is held annually during the month of December. Thousands of candles are placed on the paths of the open areas of the Garden to create a beautiful and peaceful atmosphere. The […]

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Chocolate Tour of Scottsdale

If you love chocolate and are visiting Scottsdale, or you live around the area and are looking for something fun to do, you must do this tour. This new addition to the tourism offer of the Valley is run by Ofelia, the owner and a chocolate lover herself. The Chocolate Tour of Scottsdale is a tour […]

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Las calaveritas

Las calaveritas is a term used for a beautiful literary expression that takes place in Mexico, as part of the Day of the Dead celebration. The literary translation would be “little skeleton”, but they actually are popular verses, typically full of satire, intended to mock a specific person. It usually includes the death with the different names in […]

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Pumpkins and Halloween

Halloween wasn’t my thing. In my family, our Mexican traditions have been very important and Halloween was not part of it. I won’t say it is not celebrated in Mexico, because it is, I was just not really part of it. A lot of people have Halloween costume parties and a few kids go trick or treat. […]

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Concert camping

On my last post I talked a little bit about how I went from not being a real fan of any group or musician to driving 6 hours by myself to make it to a concert. So to talk more about my groupie phase, I will share about my experience camping for some Phish shows in Commerce City, Colorado. This year […]

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A day in L.A.

I’ve never really been a true fan of any group or musician. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy music, songs and bands, I just hadn’t been a devoted fan, until I met Jon. He introduced me to his favorite band, Phish, and I loved them. He’s been a fan for a long time, traveling to different places to see them play […]

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Bryce Canyon

Last weekend we went on a camping trip to Colorado for some shows of the band Phish. We decided to do this trip by car and to take a detour to enjoy the landscapes and beauty of the roads. We chose to go back via the beautiful state of Utah. The name Utah, according to the State’s official website, comes from […]

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