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Chicago Cubs Spring Training: Where to Stay in Arizona

To Stay, Travel

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemail Our recent getaway to Phoenix, Scottsdale and Mesa was inspired by two things: my desire to sit by the pool in warm weather and Brad’s desire to watch the Chicago Cubs play Spring Training baseball. Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemail…

Phoenix: The Wigwam Resort

To Stay, Travel

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemail Visiting Phoenix for the first time? There’s so much to do in the desert but no matter what is on your agenda, you’ll want to consider a hotel that’s just a short drive away from the hubbub of…

Phoenix: Queen Creek Olive Mill

To Do, To Eat, Travel

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemailIn September, I visited Arizona for the first time, spending three days in Mesa and three days in Phoenix, with a few brief stops in the Scottsdale area. In between some fabulous restaurants, I attended a tour and tasting…

Phoenix: Postino Wine Cafe

To Eat, Travel

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemailWhenever I travel, I prefer to dine in restaurants favored by the locals than the white hot, brand name restaurants that are buzzing in the media. In the Valley of Sunshine, the first restaurant I dined was Postino Wine Cafe, a…