Good Grub & Cheap Eats At Disney World

Walt Disney World is a great family vacation destination but it can result in costs higher than anticipated. One area where the cost of a vacation can quickly get out of control is food. At home it’s second nature to know what a meal out will cost but how much should you allocate for thatContinue reading “Good Grub & Cheap Eats At Disney World”

A Georgia Wine Roadtrip

An Update A while ago we spent a couple of weeks driving around the north Georgia mountains, doing some hiking and visiting wineries. Georgia wines are a pleasant surprise and deserve more attention. In general, their quality is good and the wineries are fun to visit. Having planned this trip for the spring but afterContinue reading “A Georgia Wine Roadtrip”

Pub Hopping in Dublin

Temple Bar in Dublin is famous. Many people mistakenly think it actually was a bar but thatā€™s not the origins of the name. In the seventeenth century a famous Dubliner, Sir William TempleĀ  was the provost of Trinity College. Sir Temple owned property along the river Liffey. In the river in front of his landContinue reading “Pub Hopping in Dublin”

Sampling Tapas in Palma de Mallorca

While Barcelona may be the gastronomic heart of the Spanish Mediterranean don’t overlook the Balearic Islands, and Palma de Majorca. Nowhere in Spain is tapas practiced with more imagination and flare. In 18th-century Spain tapas were served at guest quarters, taverns and bodegas, that provided meals for travelers. Since few people could read or write,Continue reading “Sampling Tapas in Palma de Mallorca”

Rome’s Trimani Enoteca, a Wine Bar

After a long day walking thru Rome and a late lunch on the Via Veneto finding a wine bar for happy hour would be just the place to unwind. Trimani Enoteca A good choice would be the highly rated Trimani Enoteca which genuinely deserves the praise it gets. Trimani has been a name in RomeContinue reading “Rome’s Trimani Enoteca, a Wine Bar”

Broad River Inn Chimney Rock, NC

Not long ago we planned a trip thru the Blue Ridge and Smokey mountains of North Carolina and made reservations for a couple of days at theĀ Broad River Inn Chimney Rock. Chimney Rock and nearby Lake Lure are somewhat isolated and have virtually no major chain hotels, so you have to pick from small localContinue reading “Broad River Inn Chimney Rock, NC”

Singapore – Our Hotel Choice In This Amazing City

There are hundreds of hotels in Singapore and they come in all price ranges. Our recommendation is the Hotel Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy. Great location, reasonably priced with free wifi, rooftop pool, a number of restaurants and an attentive staff.