Three days in Rome, Italy

Rome home of the Vatican City, Castel Sant'Angelo, Piazza del Popolo, the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, The Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the Coliseum and so lots of really delicious food. If you've never been to Rome, it can be daunting. Where to stay, what to do, where to eat. We've got you covered with places to [...]

The hottest pool party in the Wine Country

Party like a Mermaid Thursday evening could be one of the last vestiges of Summer in Sonoma. The Splash After Dark, hosted by the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn is a fun-filled evening that includes swimming mermaids, music, fun, and laughter. Have your designated driver drive your electric car, and you can charge your EV for [...]

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Top foods to eat or store in your car

So much food, so little time The Winter Fancy Food Show #WFFS2017 just wrapped up in San Francisco, CA. Two halls of new food and old delights were on display at the Moscone Center. What are some of the foods that are best to eat in the car? A group of five taste testers were [...]

Baton Rouge flood victim’s Dry Pillow Diary

A Go Fund Me account has been set up for Steve Wheeler and his family. Wheeler is a journalist whose house has to be almost completely reconstructed after the epic floods in Baton Rouge, Louisiana dumped over two feet of water in forty-eight hours. Wheeler took to Facebook to let his friends and family know [...]

Autry cellars artisan winery experience

California's great wines When you think of great wines, California is as likely to come to mind these days as Bordeaux, Rioja, or Tuscany. It’s no secret that California’s wine industry has blossomed over recent decades to become one of the most notable in the world, producing some of the finest wines that rival those [...]

Some Italians don’t like it hot

Welcome to our neighborhood There it was again. The intrusive buzzer that made us jump each time it echoed through our Italian villa. Someone was at the security gate, asking to come in. An unfamiliar part of our new life in Naples included a security fence around our home with a pedestrian gate for guests. [...]

Bike to school, get food for free

One of the reasons people like Pokemon Go is it gets the couch potatoes off the sofa. It was about getting some exercise. Move over Pokemon Go; there's a new app in town. My open road (MOR) works the same way most of the game apps work, you start at a level and go to [...]

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