gocycling in Europe – ebike

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:32+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Health & Fitness, Plugin-electric vehicles, Travel, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , |

Anyone who knows me knows that I love the plug-in hybrid. I also love the outdoors. Most my friends love the outdoors as well. Sam and my husband, Stretch, talk about going on a bicycle trip in Europe, but there is no way I am in that type of shape. I take bicycle classes at [...]

The Cruising Trifecta – Sunning, Sailing and Snorkeling

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:33+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , |

After what seems like weeks in La Paz, we finally got a good week to sail to the Islands of Isla Espiritu Santo and Isla Partida with our Canadian friends Matt and Madalin, and we’re happy to report that they didn’t disappoint. The local cruising community refers to the bungee cord that keeps [...]

The Streets of Italy, Mine is Bigger Than Yours

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:33+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , |

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 times by Rita. Buzz, [...]

Canadians stuck in La Paz, Mexico

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 May 18th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]