Travel

Experiencing art in Italy’s Casole d’Elsa Medieval Village

I’ve been to Italy three times now. The first was all about cars, an Italian motorsport tour that included visits to the Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati factories, along with attending the Italian Grand Prix. Yeah, it’s hard to top that if you’re a die-hard car enthusiast. But there’s more to Italy than legendary [...]

By |2020-03-23T07:23:42-07:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Travel, Travel & Leisure|Tags: |0 Comments

The future of environmental luxury travel and hotel

Traveling may be fun now, but it’s always a good idea to take a look at the changes that are on the horizon. These advancements will be here faster than we know it and will make our travel adventures more straightforward, fun, and all-around better for everyone involved. But what does this future look like [...]

By |2019-08-01T13:15:45-07:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Travel, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , |0 Comments

Lyft’s IPO helps its Most Loyal Drivers and patients in need

Healthcare is one of the trickiest subjects going. The idea that individuals on low incomes have to go without is astounding even to those of us in better positions. That’s why benefits like the affordable care act and full-time employees health insurance are so valued. You can't work if you are not healthy. On average, [...]

By |2019-03-02T08:29:04-08:00March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Fitness, Travel|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tips to take a staycation in the USA

Not every vacation is about jetting off to Cuba or Japan and experiencing exotic parts of the world. Although the majority of us wouldn’t have a problem with this, there are times when staycationing in your own country is a more relaxing and welcome way to travel. There are jewels in the crown right here [...]

By |2019-01-14T07:30:18-08:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: Travel, Travel & Leisure, Volvo|Tags: , |0 Comments

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

Classic cars, culture, and coffee in Cuba

Cars and Cuba Brenda Priddy is well-known worldwide for her photography. Since 2013 Priddy has been traveling to Cuba under the people-2-people license, which falls under the educational category. It’s currently one of the 12 categories that Americans are allowed to visit Cuba. Classic cars, culture, and coffee in Cuba by Brenda Priddy [...]

Health Travel Toyota Infiniti carchat

2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid Well, it had to happen; all that flying around I finally got sick and missed a day of driving Toyotas. I got to drive the fabulous new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid and sit in the product reveal for the other Toyotas, but after that, I was in [...]

Home sweet home on a sailboat

Our home is a Beneteau Oceanis 473, which for the non-boaters, means it’s 47 feet long. I won’t bore you with the technical details (yet), but the basics are the boat has two bedrooms (cabins), two bathrooms (heads), a relatively large living room (salon) and kitchen (galley). We also have a gigantic cockpit [...]

By |2020-02-01T19:15:14-08:00August 16th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

gocycling in Europe – ebike

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

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 [...]