San Diego International Airport – Local flavor in Terminal 2

Laugh along with this video–can you tell I was on beer number 2?  Prior to our visit to Stone Brewing Co, we had to check into the Airspace Lounge as Chris is an American Express Platinum card holder, primarily for the airport lounge access. The cardholder status afforded us a free drink at the bar,…

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Best Summer Activities for Whistler, B.C.

Whistler Farmer’s Market Held in Whistler’s Upper Village on Sundays and Wednesdays during the summer, the Farmer’s Market is a colorful display of produce, specialty foods, and locally crafted specialties including wine, whiskey, kombucha, soap, and all variety of bakery, arts and crafts. On the Sunday we visited, more than 90 merchants lined the route. ​Among our favorites were…

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Trombones & Blues Guitar – The Avila Beach Blues Festival

Having attended the Mammoth Bluesapalooza Beer and Blues Festival for the past five years, we have become big blues fans. Bluesapalooza has introduced us to some great musicians like Buddy Guy and Trombone Shorty.  So when we discovered both were playing at the Avila Beach Blues Festival, we immediately bought tickets. Having never heard of…

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Notable Beer Stops in San Barbara’s Wine Country

Stop 1: Solvang Brewing Company First time on camera. The locale and cheese are a perfect compliment to my giggles and beer. Cheers! Stop 2: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. in Buellton Fig Mountain, as the locals call it, was our favorite of the trip.  Great beers and a social place to hang out.  They have a…

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Meet an Airbnb host with Unique Accommodations

Meet Tamera who hosts a cozy fifth wheel trailer in Santa Barbara’s wine country. We had the honor of staying here while exploring the Santa Ynez Valley. ​Tamera and her husband, Shawn, make you feel right at home.  Guests are treated to a bottle of wine, home baked bread, brownies and fresh eggs from the on-property…

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