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Author: Maila Yang

Maila is the Marketing & Communications Manager for the Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau.  She is a GOT fanatic, loves to eat and enjoys conducting market research (shopping)!  Maila lives in Kansas City, KS with her husband, two kids and two dogs, and is passionate about promoting Kansas City, KS as a destination to live, work and play.  Maila is a graduate of Donnelly College with an emphasis on Organizational Leadership.

Sports Fanatics

By Maila Yang on April 4, 2015

Sports Fanatics

Urban Dictionary.com defines the term “Sports Fanatics” as a person who loves sports as an entertainment outlet and is highly interested in one or more sport or sports team. Does this sound like you? If so, head over to Kansas City, KS for some tailgating fun. Experience heart-pounding excitement at a NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway or kick it with MLS Sporting KC at their state-of-the-art stadium. Whatever your game is, Kansas City has plenty of outlets for you and your buddies

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1. What is your can’t miss attraction in Kansas City, KS?

I would definitely recommend going to watch Sporting Kansas City play to anyone who visits the area. I’m a far-cry from a sports fanatic, but Sporting KC matches are always so exciting! Sporting Park is an incredible facility and the KC Cauldron keeps the crowd full of energy throughout the match.

2. Where is your favorite place to eat?


Show Love in Kansas City, KS

By Maila Yang on February 2, 2015

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and if you’re like me you are just now thinking about what to get your significant other. Oops! Fear not. Maybe it’s a gift, dinner or a romantic getaway – whatever’s on your mind- Kansas City, KS has a variety of heart-thumping experiences to help you celebrate the month of love. Here are five ways to spend your time in Kansas City, KS this Valentine’s:

1. Escape to Africa and Tahiti or the Mayan Rainforest at Chateau Avalon Hotel. Fall in love with

Fall Faves in Kansas City, KS

By Maila Yang on October 10, 2014

Fall in Kansas City means beautiful foliage, crisp cool weather and loads of October fun things to do. Check out our FIVE FALL FAVES:

1. Load up the entire generation and head out to Cider Hill Family Orchard. With over 25 acres covered with apple trees, pumpkin patch, a fishing pond, guest house and event barn, there’s enough fun for everyone in the family. Enjoy hayrides, pack a picnic, roast marshmallows around a bonfire and delight in fall goodies such as apple cider doughnuts and warm apple