Holiday Tea at The Adolphus Hotel – Dallas, Texas

I have been trying to get a coveted reservation for Oh, Christmas Tea for about 8 years now.  Beginning October 1st each year, reservations open for the Holiday Tea. They are usually sold out within hours.  This year, I scored! One of the most prestigious hotels in Texas, The Adolphus was built by the famous beer … Continue reading Holiday Tea at The Adolphus Hotel – Dallas, Texas

These Are the Most Haunted Hotels in America

 Part of The Blog Cabin’s 31 Days of Spooky Fun 2017 Series I came across this Reader's Digest article today.  All credit goes to Aly Walansky and Reader's Digest. Planning a Halloween getaway? These hotels are possibly haunted, maybe have a dark and mystery history, and are absolutely more than a little SPOOKY. Proceed if … Continue reading These Are the Most Haunted Hotels in America

The Carousel Bar – New Orleans, Louisiana

Must be 21 to ride. Deep in The French Quarter in the lovely Monteleone Hotel is The Carousel Bar. Installed in 1949, the Carousel Bar is a 25-seat bar. Pulled by a chain, it is powered by a 1/4 horsepower motor and turns on 2,000 steel rollers. One complete revolution is made every 15 minutes. … Continue reading The Carousel Bar – New Orleans, Louisiana

Le Pavillon Hotel – New Orleans, Louisiana

In New Orleans on the corner of Poydras and Barrone is a 10 story hotel on the National Register of Historic Places that just oozes history. In 1907, the building was opened as a hotel. It was renamed 6 years later. During the Time of Prohibition, the hotel was popular with dignitaries and the rich … Continue reading Le Pavillon Hotel – New Orleans, Louisiana

Chicks Traveling Solo – Let’s Prepay That Trip

This post is not just for chicks traveling solo.  It can be for guys traveling solo, or family travel or for anyone, really. Almost always, I look at a trip I want to take and then look at the total cost of it and it is so disheartening.  I question whether I can do it … Continue reading Chicks Traveling Solo – Let’s Prepay That Trip