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Denver Part 1: Farming, Hiking, and Tacos.

Denver Part 1: Farming, Hiking, and Tacos.

For my last vacation week in 2018, I chose to take off the week of Thanksgiving.  For the longest time, I had no idea where I wanted to go or how I wanted to spend the week off.  It was not until the beginning of fall when I found my answer.  One of my favorite travel buddies, Carolyn, was planning on moving mid-September.  Carolyn and her husband, Tyler, always wanted to get out of Pittsburgh.  When Tyler’s work contract ended…

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From Pittsburgh to a Taco Heaven – Austin, TX Part 1

From Pittsburgh to a Taco Heaven – Austin, TX Part 1

As I sit here in my kitchen with two long sleeve shirts on, long pants, and fuzzy socks, I think back two weeks ago to my glorious trip to Austin where I was waking up to 70 degree weather each day.  I did not have to pack or even think about pants or fuzzy socks down there. I just had to plan where I wanted to get tacos for lunch and what I wanted to explore while in Austin with…

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Colorful leaves, fun bike ride and Las Palmas TACOS!

Colorful leaves, fun bike ride and Las Palmas TACOS!

Last Wednesday, I had the day off from work.  With the temperature in the mid 70s, I thought it would be a good idea to take the bicycle out on the trail to see the colorful fall leaves.  Since I would be biking in the city Thursday I decided the Montour Trail would be the trail to explore that day, and the trip was of course planned around finishing the day at Las Palmas in Brookline. (note: that link takes…

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Mid Bike Ride Tacos at Doce Taqueria in Pittsburgh’s Southside

Mid Bike Ride Tacos at Doce Taqueria in Pittsburgh’s Southside

As I’m new, I figure I will start my taco blog with my absolute favorite taco place in Pittsburgh… Located at 1220 E. Carson Street in the Southside, I LOVE stopping at Doce Taqueria during my bike rides from Mckeesport to North Shore because its quick and it’s easy to get to from the trail. Doce Taqueria is a smaller storefront in the Southside, with limited  bar seating, so be ready to stand if they’re busy.  The interior is very…

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