Santa Barbara Wine Country – Today is day #3 of our 10-Day Coastal California road trip and we decided to spend the day in Santa Barbara’s wine country. Sideways Wine Tour Road Map For those of you who are movie buffs, you will remember that the Oscar-winning movie Sideways was filmed in Santa Barbara wine [...]
San Ysidro Ranch ~ Santa Barbara, California – Today, on the second day of our 10-day Coastal California road trip, we hit the coast of California and arrived at the incredible San Ysidro Ranch. We began our day in Palm Springs and made a four hour jaunt to the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport to pick [...]
La Quinta Resort and Club ~ Palm Springs, California – Today is day #1 of our 10-day Coastal California road trip. Rather than make the nine-hour drive to our starting point in Santa Barbara, we decided instead to cut the trip in half and spend a night at La Quinta Resort and Club just outside [...]
Road trip! Our first stop will be a famous Palm Springs Hollywood hideaway since 1926: The Palm Springs La Quinta Resort and Club ~ The Waldorf Astoria Collection.
Bernardus Lodge and Winery ~ This Forbes Four-Star Lodge and Winery awaits our visit during our upcoming Coastal California Tour. We can’t wait! Stay Tuned.
Ventana Inn and Spa sits high on Big Sur’s ountains with breathtaking views of the rocky Pacific Coast. It’s the ultimate of relaxation, and we look forward to spending a few days. Stay tuned! (Pfeiffer Beach Big Sur Creative Commons Flickr photograph by haglandc)
While staying at San Diego’s Sé San Diego Hotel, we were afforded the privilege of dining at their fine dining establishment: Suite and Tender. Before I forget, click just below to read our amusing article on Suite and Tender’s coed unisex bathroom. Now, let’s get down to business. As is fairly customary, we settled in to [...]
The Sé San Diego Hotel is the last of the lodging visits during our 10-day San Diego Tour. We left the Sé San Diego Hotel with mixed feelings. In the spirit of keeping it real we feel obligated to share all of our feelings. But before we get into a few perturbations, let me first [...]
The Roaming Boomers love road trips! However, if you happen to be crossing a couple hundred miles of relatively uninteresting terrain, there is nothing better than having a sophisticated spy thriller on your iPod playing through your automobile’s 14-speaker Harmen Karden sound system. How do you do that? Why audible.com of course? On our most [...]
One of the things that I greatly enjoy, when dining out, is to take every opportunity to take my palate to unexplored places. Now Carol, on the other hand, is more likely to return over, and over, and over to her favorite haunt. I am immensely disposed to reward my favorites with my returned patronage, [...]