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Las Vegas: Spend Valentine's at the Venetian Hotel

Valentines at the Venetian All you need is love!  I am wishing you peace, love and joy for this special day !  Love is all around us, if we just open our hearts to receive it. Oh and look all the love you can find at the Venetian Hotel Resort! Check out my mini guide for the Venetian hotel displays for Valentines. I'm currently a Las Vegas local and love to write about the STRIP hotels and experiences. I haven't stayed in the hotel yet, but plan to someday soon. Some of you may not like Valentine's day for whatever reason. Perhaps you don't have a significant other, or it's a day of painful memories. To those struggling with this day: we can celebrate love from our family members, a friend or a furry pal The purest of love comes from above. I am thankful for God's love. I wanted to share a few snaps of the Venetian in  Las Vegas . If you ever get the chance to visit, do stop in at this amazing hotel. It is a beautiful place to shop, eat and stay.

Vancouver B.C: Best Things to do on Granville Island

I was raised in Vancouver area and am sharing all the fun things to do on Granville Island, downtown Vancouver.    PIN THIS POST FOR LATER  This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click through I may a small commission.  This little island paradise is so quaint and has a beautiful maritime ambience.  Once you arrive you just want to sit and take in the breathtaking scenery all day!   Granville Island  is a man made isle. It was originally created from land fill, and 2 sandbars from the surrounding body of water called False Creek.  Back in the day it was actually an island, but now is connected to the mainland by a road and rail bridge.    The Public Market This market is the king of Vancouver destinations.  It has a fascinating assortment of homemade products featuring local entrepreneurs.  Close your eyes, picture and smell the rich aromas coming from the mouth watering displays of food, warm baked goods, and plump fruit. This lychee fruit looks so uni

10 Amazing Places to Eat OFF the Las Vegas Strip

There are many reasons to visit Las Vegas -the ornate hotels, award-winning shows and world class cuisine are all reasons travelers come to Vegas. In this post I'm featuring the latter; the food.

10 Best Things to do at Christmas in Las Vegas

How to Spend an Amazing Day in Gig Harbor, WA

  * This post is in collaboration with UPTOWN GIG HARBOR. The city of Gig Harbor is a vibrant lil gem; located on the west side of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It’s known to some as the “Gateway to the Olympic Peninsula.” This maritime town is one of the most picturesque small cities in America. A few sailor boys back in the 1840’s arrived here with the Wilkes Expedition. The 3 men came into the harbor on a longboat called a “Captain’s Gig.” These explorers were visiting from British Columbia and liked it so well they decided to stay. I have been visiting Gig Harbor for years, it is a favorite daytrip destination. Here are the best things to do and how to spend one amazing day:

How to Spend an Afternoon In San Francisco: Top 5 Attractions

“This article contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase after clicking a link, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.”  Welcome back to Maple Leopard Travels! Today I'm sharing one of the best spots in CA; the city by the Bay- San Francisco. It's a great place for a day trip or an extended vacation. If you have only an afternoon to spare:  Here are the top 5 attractions to visit

How to Save Big on the High Seas

*This post may contain affiliate links, and I may earn a small commission, at no additional cost to you.  You can read my full disclosure   here. Thanks for stopping by Maple Leopard today! It's been awhile since I've posted Cruise tips.  With inflation soaring and everything going up, prices to cruise are actually going down. If you are looking to score a huge discount on cruise travel, NOW is the time to get it booked!

Why You Should Visit Whistler B.C. in the Fall

*This post may contain affiliate links, and I may earn a small commission, at no additional cost to you.  You can read my full disclosure here. Visit a winter ski resort in the fall, say what? Ah yes, Whistler  is known as a renowned winter destination and is home to one of the best ski resorts in the world.  Most travelers visit here when mounds of puffy white stuff are blanketing the village. I made my visit in October. All the fall colors were showing off so beautifully!

Las Vegas: Fun Things to Do on the Linq Promenade

St. Helen's Oregon: Celebrate Fall at Halloween Town

* This post contains affiliate links. If you click or purchase I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Check out this small town wonder' made famous by the 1998 Disney movie " Halloween Town."  It was great to discover this hidden gem near the Lewis and Clark Trail.