For all those not blessed to live in California, this place exists. This place is Frog’s Leap Winery in Rutherford, just north of Napa. Currently looking out at a vista of gray snow, I write this about one week after visiting their scenic grounds and I still regret not exploring and staying longer, which only means I will […]Read more "3 Tips to Find Your Wine Spirit Guide in Napa"
Yesterday, I ate food from my first food truck. The truck was named Curry Up Now. Four hours later, I discovered it should’ve been called “curry me later.” I don’t often burp vomit, but when I do, it’s memorable. Such was the case with my lunch experience. I suspect the good Lord was aware of my […]Read more "What goes up"
Flying to San Francisco for work reminded me of the strains of business travel. Looking around the full flight, there were a few people tapping away on their laptops, two guys bookended me in the cramped row. As a moderately tall person, I suspect the seats are shrinking. Other than first class, is there a […]Read more "First night in frisco | uber, tacos and fashion"
December 31, and the week leading up to it, has always been of interest to me. The culmination of a calendar year causes me, and seemingly every other blogger, to reflect on the past year’s events, what happened, what didn’t, where’d they go, what did they cook/eat, who did they date. The arbitrary nature of time demarcators has […]Read more "A Year of Adventures and Doing Stuff"
San Juan appears to have called it a night. We expected non-stop salsa around every Christmas-lit corner, especially tonight. Instead we found a few bars blasting club music and one street that was swarming with minors. Today included a fascinating tour with a park ranger at Castillo San Cristobal, one of three forts in San […]Read more "The Impenetrable Fortress of San Juan"
Being on hold for the majority of two hours was not on my itinerary for this trip. Starting the day with fresh coconut water and pineapple, wasn’t officially, but it was a welcomed breakfast. Following the theme of this trip, today started with a few knuckleballs. I have started to reluctantly await each day’s plot twist, […]Read more "Why You Need to Haggle On Your Trip"
“Sometimes certain things happen…” Denise trailed off before pausing, shrugging her shoulders and raising her hands to the sky. She works in the mornings at the front desk of the hotel where we are staying. “Everything happens for a reason, you know? That’s what I believe.” My girlfriend and I got up early to purchase […]Read more "Fish Don’t Go to Heaven (and other advice from Fajardo)"