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Best Par 3 Holes with Water in the Desert

August 9th, 2018

Here’s a personal selection of best par threes with water in Greater Palm Springs, … PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY INDIAN CANYONS GOLF RESORT. … read more Reference: https://www.palmspringslife.com/best-par-3-holes-with-water-in-the-desert/Source: g alert: golf resortPublished on 2018-08-09


Sagebrush and Apple Blossoms: Exploring Washington State’s Desert Country

July 24th, 2018

We cross Interstate 90 on U.S. 97 and divert onto State Route 821 for the Yakima River Canyon Scenic Byway. This is one the sweetest 30-minute  … read more Reference: https://ridermagazine.com/2018/07/24/sagebrush-and-apple-blossoms-exploring-washington-states-desert-country/Source: g alert: scenic bywayPublished on 2018-07-24


Wake surfers take on San Angelo lake for Wake the Desert

July 21st, 2018

This year marks the 19th competition, which makes it the longest-running wakeboarding and wake-surfing contest in the world, organizers say. … read more Reference: https://www.gosanangelo.com/story/news/local/2018/07/21/wake-surfers-take-san-angelo-lake-wake-desert/812166002/Source: g alert: wakeboardingPublished on 2018-07-21


San Angelo competitors ready to hit the water for Wake the Desert

July 19th, 2018

Competitors are getting ready to vie in the longest-running wakeboard and wake surfing contest in the world, right here in San Angelo. More than  … read more Reference: https://www.gosanangelo.com/story/news/local/2018/07/19/san-angelo-competitors-ready-hit-water-wake-desert/792081002/Source: g alert: wakeboardingPublished on 2018-07-19


Crazy rainbow lake suddenly appears in desert

July 13th, 2018

A rare flood of desert rain has transformed Australia’s Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre from an arid salty basin to a spectacular, watery oasis. … read more Reference: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_travel/~3/nZux1qJGvBU/index.htmlSource: rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_travel.rssPublished on 2018-07-12


Relax At Your Very Own Desert Oasis At This Scottsdale Rental

June 27th, 2018

Enjoy luxury in the Sonoran Desert at this Scottsdale rental. The breathtaking resort-style backyard is the perfect place to unwind and take in a stunning desert sunset. You can beat the Arizona heat in the private pool, or by catching a movie in the theater room! This property is available for rent on TripAdvisor. Book it here!  […]


Register Now for Fall Classes at Joshua Tree’s Desert Institute in California

June 18th, 2018

Registration for Desert Institute’s fall 2018 classes is now open. Click here to download the Fall 2018 catalog (pdf). It is an “interactive” pdf …  you can enroll by clicking on the class name.  Here are the new classes: October 6-7    Citizen Science:  Post-Fire Restoration Monitoring in JTNP* October 13     Charcoal Drawing in Joshua Tree National Park […]


Design in the Desert: Exploring the Architecture of Phoenix, Arizona

June 6th, 2018

When you picture Phoenix, Arizona, cacti and tumbleweed may come to mind. But visit this southwestern city and you’ll also find impressive architecture by world-renowned masters like Frank Lloyd Wright. I’m what you might call an art snob. Every time I travel to a new city, I make it a point to visit as many […]


High-Acidity Reefs a “Desert” of Weed-Like Algae

June 5th, 2018

It’s now well established that the oceans are becoming more acidic as they absorb the huge amounts of carbon dioxide produced by the burning of fossil fuels. Using laboratory experiments, scientists have shown that acidification will hamper many marine organisms—from … … read more Reference: https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/high-acidity-reefs-a-desert-of-weed-like-algae/Source: www.hakaimagazine.comPublished on 2018-06-05By Mark


Eight of the best desert adventures

May 16th, 2018

Active and adventure … read more Reference: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/303770/eight-of-the-best-desert-adventuresSource: www.travelweekly.co.uk/rss/destinations.xmlPublished on 2018-05-16


Where to Party in the Desert: 10 Nightlife Spots in Scottsdale

April 30th, 2018

Where to Party in the Desert: 10 Nightlife Spots in Scottsdale While Scottsdale has not yet achieved the party reputation of New York or L.A., it’s fair to say the city lays claim over one of the most vibrant and busy nightlife scenes in the West. When the desert sun sets… Patricia Escarcega Monday, April […]


Scottsdale On a Budget: Affordable Hotels & Cheap Getaways in the Desert

April 29th, 2018

Scottsdale On a Budget: Affordable Hotels & Cheap Getaways in the Desert Scottsdale is well-known for its glitzy hotel resort scene, but the city is also home to more modestly-priced lodgings.  Case in point: the 3 Palms Hotel, located just east of downtown Scottsdale. What used to be… Patricia Escarcega Sunday, April 29th, 2018 … read […]


Owner Review: Marriott’s Canyon Villas at Desert Ridge

April 11th, 2018

As a Marriott Vacation Club Owner, I recently visited Marriott’s Canyon Villas at Desert Ridge® for the first time.  From our 1-bedroom villa, my wife and I discovered abundant resort activities and amenities — and a great home base for exploration in Phoenix and beyond. For guests at Marriott’s Canyon Villas in Phoenix, vacation bliss […]


10 Best Spas in Phoenix for Blissing Out in the Desert

March 30th, 2018

10 Best Spas in Phoenix for Blissing Out in the Desert The best Phoenix spas are known for natural spa treatments inspired by the serenity and beauty of the city’s natural environments. This is what you’ll find at Aji Spa, located at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass… Patricia Escarcega Friday, March 30th, 2018 … read […]


The Largest UFO Conference CONTACT in the DESERT Returns for 6th year with All-Star Speaker Lineup 

March 9th, 2018

Indian Wells, CA – Interest in Contact in the Desert, the largest UFO conference in the world, is surging due to a recent story in the New York Times detailing some of the findings of a “mysterious UFO program,” that included video of a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet encountering an unknown flying object. The video was released by the […]


10 Phoenix Dance Clubs for Late Nights in the Arizona Desert

February 28th, 2018

10 Phoenix Dance Clubs for Late Nights in the Arizona DesertThere’s no better way to shake off a bad day than by getting on the dance floor. Fortunately, Phoenix has several choice spots to dance your cares away.  For lovers of the increasingly vibrant downtown club… Patricia Escarcega Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 … read more […]


Desert Heat: Best Romantic Things to Do in Tucson

January 19th, 2018

Desert Heat: Best Romantic Things to Do in TucsonWith gorgeous desert scenery and a laidback charm, Tucson and romance go hand and hand. Whether you and your date are looking for a day of outdoor adventure, or prefer a night out in the city, the list of romantic… Patricia Escarcega Friday, January 19th, 2018 … […]


10 Best Romantic Hotels in Phoenix: Desert Getaways Built for Two

January 2nd, 2018

10 Best Romantic Hotels in Phoenix: Desert Getaways Built for TwoWhether your idea of romance includes going on a nature hike with your sweetie, or enjoying some of the top restaurants and spas in the southwest, the best romantic hotels in Phoenix offer a memorable getaway no… Patricia Escarcega Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 … read […]


Desert Romance: 10 Best Romantic Restaurants in Metro Phoenix

January 2nd, 2018

Desert Romance: 10 Best Romantic Restaurants in Metro PhoenixIt’s hard not to get in the mood for love at T. Cook’s, the signature restaurant at Phoenix’s ultra-romantic Royal Palms Resort and Spa. The menu of New American fare, featuring Mediterranean-inspired pastas,… Patricia Escarcega Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 … read more Reference: http://www.10best.com/destinations/arizona/phoenix/restaurants/romantic-dining/Source: www.10best.com/destinations/arizona/phoenix/rss/Published on 2018-01-01


Desert Heat: 10 Romantic Tucson Restaurants for Date Night

January 2nd, 2018

Desert Heat: 10 Romantic Tucson Restaurants for Date NightTucson’s best romantic dining spots score high in terms of excellent food and unbeatable ambiance. You’ll find both these things in spades at Maynard’s Market and Kitchen in Tucson. The restaurant is located in a… Patricia Escarcega Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 … read more Reference: http://www.10best.com/destinations/arizona/tucson/restaurants/romantic-dining/Source: www.10best.com/destinations/arizona/tucson/rss/Published […]


 

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