Author Archives: Amy J

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Hidden Gems of Traveling

I recently had the pleasure to visit Whistler. For those of you unfamiliar with the name, it is a beautiful town located in British Colombia, Canada. They hosted most of the downhill ski events during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Whistler … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe and All Its Different Views

There are few places in this world that touch and move your soul. That place for me, has always been Tahoe. There is something about climbing a mountain and looking over the Emerald waters that stirs up a much needed feeling … Continue reading

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving

A new bike, a Barbie dream house, a My Little Pony, a new CD — all things I asked Santa to bring me for Christmas as a child. As an adult, I recall getting some of them. Don’t know on … Continue reading

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Grand Sierra Resort and Casino: Reno Nevada

If you are looking for a great value and an easy drive to Tahoe, you should check out the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. This resort has something to offer for adults and kids of all ages. … Continue reading

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Go Outside and Play!

My absolute favorite thing about the mountains is the ability to go explore amazing places on the cheap. All you need is a car, walking shoes, a camera and maybe a map… maybe. Tahoe offers hundreds of hiking and biking … Continue reading

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Best Western Truckee Tahoe Inn: Truckee, California

If you want value and comfort for your money, I highly suggest the Best Western Truckee Inn. The property recently underwent a complete renovation of the rooms and lobby. In my opinion, they have the most comfortable beds I have … Continue reading

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Taking to the Tahoe Skies

Wanna fly 8,000 to 10,000 feet above Tahoe? Now you can. Lake Tahoe Balloons has been in business since 1992 and is one of the most unique hot air balloon experiences in the world. Weather permitting, balloon rides operate May–October … Continue reading

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Orchid Thai Restaurant in South Lake Tahoe

If there was ever a perfect day, it would end with a tummy full of food from Orchid Thai Restaurant in South Lake Tahoe, California — a local’s favorite since 2003 when they first opened their doors. The restaurant is … Continue reading

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Cure for the Wintertime Blues

Spring is a great time to check out the mountains and get one last chance to cool off before the heat and humidity of the summer rolls in. I recently returned home from a trip to Colorado (skied Vail, Apsen, … Continue reading

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