Arizona, California, Food, Road Trip, The World A to Z, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

Breaking the Rules: S is for Sip, Savor and Sightsee

When I started my 26-year-plan to see the world alphabetically, I had only two rules: Never go back to a place you’ve been before and the trip has to be outside the 48 contiguous United States.  “S” is for Sip, Savor and Sightsee broke both.  I blame COVID-19. International travel is nearly impossible in this… Continue reading Breaking the Rules: S is for Sip, Savor and Sightsee

Arizona, The World A to Z, Travel

Tombstone. It’s Not What You Think.

Tombstone, Arizona. I don’t know about you, but I’ve seen several movies about this shoot-em-up, good-guys-versus-bad-guys Arizona desert town. I added the Gunfight at the OK Corral to my Arizona bucket list when we moved here. This is a classic old-west-meets-tourists-town … right?? WRONG! Above the mine a display invites you to try your hand… Continue reading Tombstone. It’s Not What You Think.

Arizona, Road Trip, The World A to Z, Travel

With Kids or Kid Free

Summer vacation! Family travel season! Here’s a piece of advice from a well-seasoned traveler … know what to expect! Parents are looking for places to spend time with their kids. Singles, empty-nesters and child-free couples are looking for ways to avoid all those kids. No matter which way you prefer to travel, with or without… Continue reading With Kids or Kid Free

Arizona, Road Trip, The World A to Z, Travel

Turning Ten Comes With a Trip

Sam Meet Sam, our grandson. As the oldest, he is the first (and test case) to receive what we hope will be a new tradition - a gift on his tenth birthday of a trip with the grandparents. The gift comes with a nice, but kid-friendly and appropriate, piece of luggage. For Sam we chose… Continue reading Turning Ten Comes With a Trip

Arizona, Road Trip, Travel

Relax and Explore Bisbee

Near the southern border of Arizona is the historic mining town of Bisbee. In researching what to see and do in the Grand Canyon State, Bisbee pops up on most lists, so Greg and I added it to ours.  The Copper City Inn I spent some time researching things to do and places to stay… Continue reading Relax and Explore Bisbee

Arizona, Food, Road Trip, Route 66

The $100 Hamburger – Road Version

There’s a whole world out there waiting to be explored … sometimes you just have to jump in the car and go get a burger.

Arizona, Road Trip

Where To From Here?

I had planned to spend my spring exploring all the tourist sites I could get to within a few hours of Phoenix. I created a list and mapped out weekends. Then Covid-19 wrecked my plans. No worries, I thought, I’ll just wait til the coast is clear. It might not be totally clear, but things… Continue reading Where To From Here?