Food, Musings, Travel

Outdoor Markets are Worldwide

The outdoor market is a MUST! It’s the perfect place to snag a unique souvenir or some fresh-off-the-tree (or vine) snacks or even a low-cost picnic-style dinner in your hotel room with your feet up.

Food, Musings, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

A Simple Meal

Judy and I marveled at how we continually bring our travels to our table, re-living the tastes and memories of places we’ve been both near and far.

Bucket List, Distractions, Diversion, Flying, Food, Musings, Travel

For the Love of Travel

The age old question lovers ask each other popped into my head, “Why do you love me?” If travel could ask me that, how would I answer?

Alexandria, Food, Travel

Fresh Olive Oil in Arizona

David poured samples of olive oil into little cups and passed them around, the scent of the fresh EVOO transported me back to Italy as I inhaled it before sipping the golden-colored liquid.

Arizona, Food, Travel

A Sweet Local Find

When the Cerreta signature French mint truffles are being made, the entire building smells of spearmint and chocolate.

California, Food, Travel

Dining in Napa Valley – Angèle and Oenotri

One of our travel traditions is to set aside a night or two on every trip to visit a really nice restaurant wherever we are. California’s famed Napa Valley had me wondering how to choose.

Arizona, Food

Hot Dogs at a Burger Place

Happy’s offered five specialty burgers that were intriguing, but we’d been craving a dog for a few days, so we ordered chili dogs

California, Food, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

Indulge Yourself at The Canyon Villa

Just outside Paso Robles, California is a Tuscan-inspired villa sitting atop a hill, overlooking a vineyard-covered valley. As the front gates swing wide, you ease your way up the winding, tree-lined driveway toward the meticulously maintained villa. It feels like you’ve suddenly been transported to Tuscany!

California, Food, Road Trip, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

Wine Tasting – Personalized

We stepped onto the patio to a table set for two adorned with a fresh glass for each of the wines we would taste and shaded by an umbrella.

Arizona, California, Food, Road Trip, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

Sip, Savor and Sightsee

International travel is nearly impossible in this worldwide pandemic, so we came up with a two week road trip plan to fill our summer travel craving.  The route for S is for Sip, Savor and Sightsee. The route: From home we headed to Palm Springs, then up to Harris Ranch in California’s Central Valley on… Continue reading Sip, Savor and Sightsee