September 26

Sacramento on YouTube Vol. 1

Every once in a while I just like to search for Sacramento online to see what comes up. The results span the range from “pleasantly surprising” to “soul-crushingly horrible.” Today, I took to YouTube to see how Sacramento tourism is represented on the world’s most-popular video website (I did not actually verify this). I simply […]

September 20

Bringing the World to Sacramento

I have friends in the Bay Area who don’t even know where Sacramento is. Ok, that’s a lie, I don’t have any friends, but if I did they very well might not know where Sacramento is. And if our fellow Californians don’t know where we are, then it’s hard to expect international visitors to know […]

September 12

Tourism in the Movies

As a tourism professional I’m always looking for good movies that feature the travel industry…and when I find one I’ll let you know. In the meantime I’ve put together this list of some some of the most notable ones I could think of. I mean, I love my industry, but I think if you compare […]

September 07

Top 10 Things in my Office

My office is an embarrassing mess, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t some cool things hidden among the clutter. So if you’re really bored, why not take a little peak into my world with: The Top 10 Things in my Office. 1. Old Sacramento Ashtray This is a cool piece of history from Sacramento’s […]

August 30

How I get to Work

Sacramento is a pretty easy city to get around by bike. It’s flat, there are plentiful bike lanes and we have a little gem called the American River Bike Trail which provides paved bike-only roads right through the heart of the city. I ride my bike in to work regularly because it’s peaceful, fun and […]

August 28

Tourism Conference Insider

Each year there are approximately 89,000 tourism industry conferences held all over the world. Sacramento is a pretty big deal so I go to about five of them.  In fact, I just got back from Quebec City where I attended the National Tour Association (NTA) conference known as “Contact.” First let’s take a minute to […]

August 26

Just a Picture of Dogs

This post is a just a picture of my dogs because, well, look how cute they are.