Funner, California ~ It’s Not a Word, It’s a Place!

Have you heard of Funner, California? I know, I know, Funner is not a word! You are right, it is a place! Funner isn’t a city. It’s a place with one resort, one casino, 1,086 hotel rooms, 10 eateries, three lounges, concert venue, and a mini-water park. As part of Harrahs Resort Casino new branding campaign, the location was renamed Funner by the Rincon Band of Luiseño Mission Indians in 2016, and is now finally official with road signs, a {Read More}


6th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic at the Queen Mary

The 6th annual West Coast BBQ Classic (WCBC) will once again return to The Queen Mary in Long Beach, California on Saturday, May 13 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Barbeque experts and amateur grill masters will take part in a classic showdown to compete for the title of West Coast’s BEST BBQ. Throughout the day visitors will experience eating competitions, backyard lawn games, giveaways, line dancing, live entertainment and the ultimate “Backyard” cook-off between the top pit-masters. Live entertainment {Read More}


Holidays at Hotel Del Coronado | A Season to Sparkle

One of our favorite places to visit during the holidays is Hotel Del Coronado. Last year we were able to experience their brand new DELights experience which was beautiful to see. We sipped hot chocolate and watched the ice skaters in their famous outdoor skating rink by the sea. This holiday season they will have all of the favorites for their guests and visitors to experience this holiday season. HOTEL DEL CORONADO HOLIDAYS 2016: A SEASON TO SPARKLE This season {Read More}


Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival 2016

For the last 10 years or so, Amy and I have attended the Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival & International Highland Games. The annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXIII will be held this year on February 13-14 from 9AM-6PM. It is held each year on Presidents Day weekend. You will be able to experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine that truly honors the Queen Mary’s Scottish {Read More}


Holiday Season at Hotel Del Coronado

There is so much to do and see at the Hotel Del Coronado during the holiday season.  Hotel del Coronado has been celebrating the holidays in grand tradition since 1888.  In 1904, America experienced the first electrically-lit outdoor Christmas tree. Today, The Del transforms into a holiday wonderland with the new DELights experience in the Garden Patio, beachfront ice skating, lavish feasts, festive decor, and thousands of white lights adorning the historic Victorian building. DELights will be on display from {Read More}