“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live.” —Hans Christian Andersen. The Fairy Tale of My Life: An Autobiography.
Sometimes the best plan is a spontaneous plan. We had 2 days off. We decided to take an under 5 hour drive to San Diego, stay one night and return home the following day. We packed minimally, put our little dog in our Prius, filled the gas tank and drove off. The Plan: To visit… Continue reading Spontaneous Road Trip: San Diego
This wasn’t our first stop at this little Mexican & seafood (mariscos) restaurant along Route 66, located in Kingman, AZ. The staff is friendly. The food is traditional Mexican American. They have daily lunch specials, and they serve a pretty good margarita. Happy Hour is from 2-6. If you’re traveling down Route 66 and you’re… Continue reading Oysters Restaurant on Route 66…
One of our favorite places to go for lunch in the Phoenix metro area is Postino. There are several locations around Phoenix. We are partial to the one in Gilbert. From noon to 5pm all Postino Winecafes offer glasses of wine, mimosas, bellinis, and pitchers of beer for $5. They serve amazing light food. We… Continue reading Postino Winecafe – Gilbert, AZ
Scottsdale, AZ - When you move to Arizona from the Pacific Northwest (PNW), home to so many amazing wines, it can be hard to find a local wine you really like. Not that Arizona is not capable of producing good wine. The fact is, there's a significant wine production volume difference between the two areas… Continue reading Aridus Wine Company