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Florida’s Sun Coast: breweries

Florida’s Sun Coast: breweries

With two weeks on the west coast of Florida we had multiple opportunities to explore local breweries. First up was Corporate Ladder, our favorite brewery in central Florida - we stopped by three...

Florida’s Sun Coast: stop in Greenville, SC

Florida’s Sun Coast: stop in Greenville, SC

The first day of our trip took us from Durham to Atlanta, and along the way we stopped in Greenville, SC for lunch at a brewery and photos of an urban waterfall. Parking was surprisingly hard to...

San Diego 2024: food & drink

San Diego 2024: food & drink

Thursday This year we arrived in San Diego in the early evening, so after checking in to the hotel {link to hotel blog post} we drove to Hillcrest Brewing to check out what they had on offer....

Labor Day weekend in Oak Island, NC

Labor Day weekend in Oak Island, NC

Over Labor Day weekend we were invited to stay at a house two blocks from the beach in Oak Island, NC - how could we say no? Oak Island is less than a 3 hour drive from our place, but we still made...

Midwest 2023: Chicago food + drink

Midwest 2023: Chicago food + drink

While we up in Chicago for my Dad's ash scattering, we got to visit a couple breweries and escape for dinner once evening with my siblings. It was great catching up and being in the same spot...

Midwest 2023: three days in Wisconsin

Midwest 2023: three days in Wisconsin

In 2022 we had plans to visit our friend's house on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin, but ended up cancelling. Determined to visit, we re-scheduled for August 2023, first flying into Chicago and renting a...

Summer 2023: overnight in Lancaster PA

Summer 2023: overnight in Lancaster PA

On our way back home from New York we stopped for a night with our friends in Lancaster, PA. After unpacking the car, they took us to Lititz to check out some breweries and local shops. Downtown was...

NY Summer 2023: wine and beer tasting

NY Summer 2023: wine and beer tasting

July 1: Long Island Farm Brewery We stopped here after a long day of driving to stretch our legs. Though this brewery is about 30 minutes from my parent's house we had never visited before. I...

Summer 2023: weekend trip to Connecticut

Summer 2023: weekend trip to Connecticut

It has been several years since we had seen some of our family members in Connecticut, so the weekend after Independence Day we traveled up for a quick overnight visit. Our 9:30am ferry out of...

Summer 2023: overnight in DC

Summer 2023: overnight in DC

For our annual trip to NY this summer we decided to split the drive over two days, with an overnight in DC. That would let us see Leandra's cousin Cody, and also re-visit the Udvar-Hazy Center, a...

The mountain vacation that wasn’t

The mountain vacation that wasn’t

Instead of heading out-of-state for Memorial Day we planned a week-long return (2021, 2022) to the NC mountains. As the title of this post indicates, it simply wasn't meant to be... On 11am Friday...

Weekend trip to Richmond: Scott’s Addition

Weekend trip to Richmond: Scott’s Addition

We spent most of Saturday afternoon exploring the Scott's Addition neighborhood of Richmond, a trendy district known for its density of breweries and restaurants. We tried the following: Three...

Orlando 2023: Mills 50

Orlando 2023: Mills 50

On Saturday we didn't want to stay in the hotel room (or at Disney Springs) the entire day, so we took an Uber to the Mills 50 area to check out the street art. While we did find a few murals to...

San Diego 2023: food & drink

San Diego 2023: food & drink

Friday Beer at California Wild Ales: Tom yum (spicy), Citrus x, Meyer, Maul, Peach. I'm not 100% sure I got the right flavors, but it was tasty nonetheless! Leandra liked her super dark and fruity...

Euro Christmas Markets 2022: Lille food & drink

Euro Christmas Markets 2022: Lille food & drink

Sunday After dropping our bags off at the apartment, our first destination was the Marché de Wazemmes which closes at 3p on Sundays, and wouldn't be open on Monday. It took about a 15 min walk from...

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Madrid, Spain (Mar)
Valencia, Spain (Mar+Apr)
Palma, Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)
Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)