Review: The Golden Tiki - Las Vegas

Review: The Golden Tiki - Las Vegas

The Golden Tiki opened in July of 2015 so, compared to Las Vegas's other tiki bar, Frankie's Tiki Room, it's still fairly new on the scene. Most people will agree that the Golden Tiki feels quite Disney-like in all its details. There's music from Pirates of the Caribbean piped in right as you enter, there are "artifacts" on display throughout the place (much like at Trader Sam's), there's a talking skeleton on a pirate's ship, twinkle lights scatter the ceiling, and, probably our favorite of them all, there are Dole Whip cocktails...

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The Ultimate 3-Day $500 Trip to Walt Disney World

The Ultimate 3-Day $500 Trip to Walt Disney World

After looking around and crunching some numbers, we realized we could take a whirlwind trip to Walt Disney World with a base cost of only $300 each for flights, hotel stay, and park tickets! When all was said and done, the trip totaled about $500 each and we had a super fun three days. Honestly, we wouldn't mind doing a trip like this again! Keep reading to see how much ground we covered on a limited budget and in such a brief period of time...

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10 Foods You Need to Try at Disneyland

10 Foods You Need to Try at Disneyland

Since we live in Southern California (and at one point had an annual pass), we've visited Disneyland quite a bit. As a result, we've done our fair share of exploration when it comes to dining options on property. We wanted to share these items with all of you especially since we know a lot of people will be heading to the park this year for the 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration. Be sure to check out these menu items on your next trip to Disneyland!

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Top 10 Reasons to Stay at the Disneyland Hotel

Top 10 Reasons to Stay at the Disneyland Hotel

Planning to stay at a hotel on your next trip to DisneylandIf you're looking for a magical Disney-filled getaway, the Disneyland Hotel is one of your best options to consider (and in our opinion, it's THE best). We've stayed there at least 5 times and every time we've absolutely loved it. Want to know why? Here are our ten favorite things about the resort - check 'em out...

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What It's Like to Drink Your Way Around the World (at Epcot)

What It's Like to Drink Your Way Around the World (at Epcot)

On our first trip to Disney World together this past November, Greg and I decided we wanted to try out this thing I had read about online - drinking around the world at Epcot.  We thought - what more fun than to sample drinks from 11 countries?  This was definitely one of the most fun things I've done there to date.  Check out how we tackled this international journey...

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Tales of our San Francisco Tiki Adventure

Tales of our San Francisco Tiki Adventure

A while back, I wrote a post about the top 8 tiki destinations we wanted to check out in California. Many of them were located in and around San Francisco so, when we had a wedding to go to up there this past May, we decided to try to hit as many tiki bars as possible. We didn't get to as many spots as we had planned but we still had fun on our little road trip...

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9 Reasons Why We Can't Wait For Our First Disney Cruise (as Adults without Kids)

9 Reasons Why We Can't Wait For Our First Disney Cruise (as Adults without Kids)

A while back, we decided that we wanted to take a tropical cruise vacation together.  Since then, we've been researching different cruise lines and eventually decided that our love for Disney (and the fact that I've already tried out Norwegian), made the Disney Cruise our top choice. It turns out that they offer a LOT of great features for adults, many of which ultimately won us over.  Here are some of the top reasons why we can't wait for next May...

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A Peek Inside LA's Underground Tiki Supper Club

A Peek Inside LA's Underground Tiki Supper Club

Last weekend we finally got to experience The Coconut Club - an underground tiki-themed supper club that I heard about many months ago.  My expectations for the night included: great food, some cocktails, and some immersive tiki decor.  I wasn't aware of just how many courses or drinks would be involved...

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Top 10 Disney World Restaurants (with a Tiki or Mid-Century Modern Theme)

Top 10 Disney World Restaurants (with a Tiki or Mid-Century Modern Theme)

Maybe I'm a little bit of a foodie but I feel like half the fun of planning a trip to Disney World is deciding where to eat!  Since I have a natural inclination for all things tiki and mid-century modern, I've spent some time scouting out the best dining (and drinking) experiences where I can immerse myself in those environments.  Beyond their great theming, these places have proven to have excellent options for the taste buds!  

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