Denver

Where the Locals Eat: Colorado Ski Town Edition

Where the Locals Eat: Colorado Ski Town Edition

Colorado ski towns are notoriously expensive. With lift tickets running upwards of $100-150 a day, you’ll want to budget wherever you can. Be a savvy traveler and refuse to pay tourist prices at the see and be seen restaurants in […]

Photographic Proof You Don't Need to Go Halfway Across the Globe for Epic Adventures

Photographic Proof You Don’t Need to Go Halfway Across the Globe for Epic Adventures

I’ve said plenty of times that people don’t live in Colorado for Denver, they live there for easy access to the mountains and as a base for adventure. While I love playing in the city, there’s nothing like getting outside, traversing nature and […]

The Happiness Mindset: Finding Beauty Everywhere

The Happiness Mindset: Finding Beauty Everywhere

A few people close to me have had depression, which to put it mildly, is depressing to be around. Not intending to belittle a serious psychological condition, I will never understand not being able to see the beauty in everything, […]

Denver, Your Dining Sucks. Sincerely, a Real Foodie

Denver, Your Dining Sucks. Sincerely, a Real Foodie

I’ll let you in on a little secret. While I write for one of the biggest food publications in the Mile High, very little about the restaurants in Colorado impress me. I regard almost everything about my move to Denver as […]

Surviving the Dating Scene in Denver: 8 Do’s and Don’ts for Mixing and Mingling in the Mile High

Surviving the Dating Scene in Denver: 8 Do’s and Don’ts for Mixing and Mingling in the Mile High

While far less superficial than boys in the Midwest, the dating scene in Denver presents a whole different set of challenges (beyond the growing lumbersexual movement – is it really that hard to invest in a razor?). Everyone here seems to be […]

The Best Chicago Bars in Denver

The Best Chicago Bars in Denver

One of our regular jokes is that Denver is where all good Midwesterners come to die happy because there are A LOT of us out here. When the Blackhawks, Bears or Cubs (yes, I’ve even been dragged to a Scrubs […]

Eating Your Way Around Boulder in Five Stops

Eating Your Way Around Boulder in Five Stops

While I purposely didn’t want to relive college by moving right back to Boulder, it is and will always be my happy place. But outside of undergrad life and my unwavering love for Buff athletics, it’s a pretty amazing place. […]

7 Truly Ridiculous Drinks in Denver

7 Truly Ridiculous Drinks in Denver

To compliment my list of stoner food in the city, Denver also has some truly “unique” cocktails. From crazy liquor combinations to garnishes galore (and my personal favorite, the Pickle Shots from Retro Room), here are the most creative libations you’ll […]

Want to be the Most Interesting Person in the World? Take up these Hobbies.

Want to be the Most Interesting Person in the World? Take up these Hobbies.

Since it’s well documented that I get ADD with people, places and things, I like to keep myself entertained with a myriad of random hobbies. As a jack-of-all-trades, master of none, these are great things to do in Denver for a girl’s day […]