While it was fun to browse the aisles, I was also learning about being an adult and how to take care of oneself. Continue reading
How do you find a good hotel? Sure, you can look at various review sites, but maybe there are somethings you don’t think about when finding a good hotel in a strange city. Here are a few strategies I use to find a good hotel:
Finding a good hotel tip #1: Proximity to Starbucks.
Hotel coffee usually sucks. When traveling, the local chains might not be what you like, but Starbucks are the same pretty much everywhere you go. Even if you aren’t a coffee drinker, you can use this tip. Seriously, have you ever seen a Starbucks in a bad neighborhood? It’s rare. If you can find a hotel near a Starbucks, you’re probably in a good part of town. Continue reading
What should I have for lunch? This question plagues us all year long, but summertime lunches should be light and easy to make. I tend to crave salads or sandwiches, so I tracked down some yummy recipes to share. Continue reading
While shopping for wine on my birthday at Sunfish Cellars here in Saint Paul, one of the guys in the shop recommended I try the Robert Hall Viognier.
For those not familiar, Robert Hall is a winery in Paso Robles, California. Now, I consider this to be part of southern California, technically, it’s central California. Pretty much everything south of Santa Cruz is SoCal to me. Let’s put it this way, what baseball games are on the radio when you are in Paso Robles? It’s not the Giants or the A’s. Continue reading