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Shelton Vineyards

Shelton Vineyards

Our drive back from the mountains took us near the North Carolina Yadkin Valley AVA, so we figured it would be a good opportunity to try out a winery. Shelton Vineyards had both red and white wine,...

Spain 2022: Valencia – El Cabanyal

Spain 2022: Valencia – El Cabanyal

We centered our Saturday afternoon around reservations for a late lunch at Casa Montaña, and we were very happy with our choice to do so! From the old town we used google maps to help find a bus...

Patagonia: Punta Arenas

Patagonia: Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas is a popular transit point for getting in and out of Southern Patagonia. Our bus ride from Puerto Natales took us through hours of open fields, before suddenly hitting the edges of this...

Namibia: Windhoek

Namibia: Windhoek

After our last breakfast buffet of the trip we packed up the car and headed south to Windhoek, stopping briefly at a small waterhole just north of the Anderson Gate. ...450km later(!) we arrived in...

Namibia: Desert Camp

Namibia: Desert Camp

After gassing up and a quick lunch in Solitaire we completed the rest of the (very bumpy) drive to our accommodations for the next two nights — Desert Camp. We were assigned the last unit on the...

Spain 2018: drive through Andalusia

Spain 2018: drive through Andalusia

Our transit day between Seville and Costa del Sol didn't quite live up to my hopes and plans, in large part due to the rainy, dreary weather. Hopefully we can see Zahara de la Sierra and some of the...

Summer 2018: North Fork food + drink

Summer 2018: North Fork food + drink

Since we spent half of July on Long Island we had plenty of opportunities to try out a variety of restaurants, breweries and wineries. Food Porto Bello - Eric's parents had eaten here during a...

Scotland 2018: Fort William food & drink

Scotland 2018: Fort William food & drink

Eric and I did not spend much time exploring Ft William itself, mostly using it as a jumping off point for Glen Coe but we did have some memorable eating and drinking experiences in town. Tuesday...

Scotland 2018: Inverness + Drumnadrochit

Scotland 2018: Inverness + Drumnadrochit

Our first stop was the Clava Cairn burial mounds, just a few miles from the airport. These tomb mounds are ancient, dating back to the Bronze age, and the entrances are situated to line up with...

Malaysia: a day in Hong Kong

Malaysia: a day in Hong Kong

On trips to Asia it often makes sense to spend a long layover in Hong Kong on the way back (much like we do for London on return trips from Europe) so we don't have to catch crazy early flights for...

Vietnam 2016: food in Hoi An

Vietnam 2016: food in Hoi An

Thursday Walking around town our first day, Leandra was ready for a snack and steered us toward Madam Khanh - The Banh Mi Queen. Just up the street from a row of tailor shops we found the small cart...

UK 2015: London – Day 2

UK 2015: London – Day 2

Friday morning we awoke to a beautiful morning of blue skies, so we decided to explore Notting Hill. We started along the famous Portobello Road, and quickly found several interesting shops and road...

Memory Monday: dinner at TAPA

Memory Monday: dinner at TAPA

For our last dinner in Bali, we knew we didn't want to hang out in the strip mall next to the hotel so we searched Trip Advisor for a nearby place with good reviews that would have pickup service...

Nusa Dua: Grand Hyatt

Nusa Dua: Grand Hyatt

We wanted to be relatively close to the airport for our final night, and since I had a free night with Hyatt, we decided to stay at the Grand Hyatt in Nusa Dua. I'd seen the Nusa Dua area described...

a local restuarant, Revolution

Eric has been wanting to try Revolution for weeks and after a little scheduling drama and realizing on Thursday that we should probably make reservations for a Friday night, we finally made it over...

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Valencia, Spain (Mar)
Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)</br />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)