For years football fans across the county shouted “TGIF” at the end of the week to watch their hometown Highs and the fictional Dillon Texas Panthers.  NBC’s Friday Night Lights began in 2006 and lasted five seasons.  Even though many of the cast members graduated, the stadium still exists.  In real-life Kuempel Stadium is, Read More

California is one of the most popular brands in the world. We traveled to Santa Monica to enjoy the beach and stumbled upon a budget friendly hotel in a great location. We were in town on a busy weekend and it was going to be very expensive to stay by the Third Street Promenade,, Read More

 New Orleans was a slam dunk to host the NBA All-Star game.  People from the East and the West gathered in the birthplace of jazz to throw back a few hurricanes, get some beads, and of course watch some basketball.