Holly O'Driscoll

A Realtor's Perspective on Reno – Lifestyle, Business, Family

Category Archives: Travel

Disappointment at Napa Sonoma South

Saturday’s breakfast date had so much potential at Napa Sonoma South in Reno. If only … Spacious dining area tastefully decorated Cloth napkins wrapped the silverware. Varied menu High expectations … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

What’s Spring w/o Snow on the Daffodils?

By Holly O’Driscoll Spring has sprung in the Sierra. Cherry trees, flowering Plums bursting with color. Daffodils emerge from their long rest. Temperatures in the mid 60s. Lovely spring weather. … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Buick? Really? What a Surprise …

Alamo at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans was out of the mid-sized car we reserved, so the company bumped us up. The only cars available were “premium” models. … Continue reading

March 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Expect the Best in Boston

Just returned from an East Coast adventure that included a great visit to Boston … my old college stomping grounds. I haven’t stayed in Boston since graduating from BU with … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Facts Behind the Hotels.com Rant

OK … I recently posted about an absolutely horrible experience with Hotels.com. Here’s the back story. In booking an upcoming trip, I searched various websites for accommodations. I made tentative … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

A New Twist on Healthy Eating

Love to eat out? Hate the over-sized portions and the high calories? Me too … but in Reno, there’s a movement afoot to offer better choices without sacrificing flavor  or … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hometown vs. City Mardi Gras Parades — You Choose!

I attended my first two Mardi Gras parades over the weekend – and what a contrast! Friday, the tiny town of Fairhope, Alabama hosted its Maids of Jubilee night celebration … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment