travel and leisure

Sailing the Hawaiian Islands on the Pride of America

By | 2017-05-03T12:20:05+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Travel, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Autry cellars artisan winery experience

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:31+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |

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 of [...]

Some Italians don’t like it hot

By | 2016-09-25T19:40:56+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Italy, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |

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. Looking out the window [...]