Summer foods for the car and the picnic basket

The Summer Fancy Foods Show just ended and some of the new foods we found are perfect for the car, or if you are going on a picnic. We looked for new foods, not foods that were gooey that would melt all over the car, but fun foods to eat. Some of the foods go [...]

Fiat, Nissan, Jeep, Dodge Hellcat Rolls-Royce carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, The kids are out of school, where is everyone planning to go for vacation? Are you driving your own car, renting a car, or borrowing a car from a friend when you get to your location? I'm doing a couple of articles on the food you take in the car [...]

The Streets of Italy, Mine is Bigger Than Yours

A villa in Naples Rita started it. The day we moved into our villa in Naples she was at our front gate. A small dark Italian woman with laughing brown eyes, she came to our house the first time with Italian coffee. The following week, the button on our security gate was pushed a dozen [...]

American autos vs. German vs. Japanese vs. Chinese vs. Korean carchat

Hello from Gothenburg, Sweden! Good Morning Warren and Friends, I am here with a group of women from the Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) to give an award to Volvo for being the car of the year for the XC 90. We represented the 22 women from seventeen countries that vote for the [...]

WWCOTY awards Volvo XC 90 car of the Year

Women's World Car of the Year  WWCOTY Mr. Hakan Samuelsson, President, and CEO of Volvo Car Group were at an event in Gothenburg, Sweden to receive the prestigious Women's World Car of the Year award for the Volvo XC90. Seven of the twenty-two women jurors were in attendance, representing six of the seventeen [...]

Canadians stuck in La Paz, Mexico

OK, OK…the plan was for our friends Matt and Madalin to arrive from Toronto and for us to jump on the boat and spend two glorious weeks at Isla Espiritu Santos and Isla Partida, which are islands just north of La Paz. However, Mother Nature (you remember her from our earlier post) had [...]

Going the wrong way on a one way in Italy

We were going the wrong way The wrong way on a one-way street in the tiny coastal town of Arco Felice. Usually, roundabouts went around. Getting lost or confused about which direction to take while you're inside one is an easy fix - you just keep driving in a circle until you figure [...]

Lost and found in Benevento, Italy

Riding a Harley in Italy The road was getting narrow. Reaching out from the back seat of our Harley-Davidson Street Glide, I could almost touch the tall, rough walls on either side of the bike. Up ahead, our friend Joe was leading us to the annual Apple Festival in the small Italian town of Benevento. [...]

A perfect week in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

I was awakened by the shriek of a great-tailed grackle or Mexican grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus). Over the next seven days, I would hear the call of many a Yucatan peninsula bird and see even more of them. The four of us, Stretch, Miriam, Sam and myself, rented a two-bedroom condo steps away from [...]

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Cervezas, Tacos & Fiestas in a sailboat

Living the dream We’re in the beautiful port/beach city of La Paz on the Sea of Cortez. The trip from Los Cabos was relatively uneventful, except for the very uncomfortable anchorages in Los Frailles and Los Muertos where the waves caused the boat to roll all night. I’ll tell you a little about the food, [...]

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