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 [...]

By |2020-01-26T09:45:58-08:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , |0 Comments

Nicola Bulgari, Vatican cars, Rome Italy

Good Morning Warren and Friends: What is the first car you ever remember seeing? Did you collect model cars as a child? What is the first car you ever owned? Did you ever try to buy that car again later in life? Nicola Bulgari as a boy I am currently in Rome, Italy. [...]

Sailing the Hawaiian Islands on the Pride of America

Pride of America Stateroom balcony Over the years we’ve always found Oʻahu – the historical ‘gathering place’ for Islanders – our favorite in the Hawaiian Islands. We have visited Maui, Kauaʻi, and the Big Island of Hawaiʻi over the years but there’s just something about O’ahu that calls to us. It’s not the [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:57:21-07:00May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Travel, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , |0 Comments

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 kiss and a promise in Naples, Italy

The MINI cooper was no more than six inches from our rear fender. Twisting to the left on the back of our Harley-Davidson Street Glide, I fought the restriction of my heavy leather jacket to turn backward and raise my camera with a right hand over my left shoulder. Focusing on the driver of the Mini, [...]

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