Sarasota Dreaming

A Weedend In the Sun! It’s January and the snow is falling as the Packers prepare to play the Seattle Seahawks in the January 2020 NFL Playoffs and we are restless to get to Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Venice, Bradenton or Naples to flee the cold weather.  We’ve done it dozens of times and we […]

10 Things to do in Rome

First of all, let’s be clear. You could spend a lifetime in Rome and not see everything… we had 3 days. On the first day we traveled to Civita di Bagnoregio (see post) so that left us 2 days in Rome. Hotels are really important to us and Jamie has to have a pool. That’s […]

Civita di Bagnoregio – Ancient Endangered Hill Town in Italy

THEME: You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden! Matthew 5: 14 MOVIE: The Name of the Rose (Sean Connery, 1986) KINDLE: (Il nome della rosa) The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco (Italian Author), 1980 WINE: Le Poggere Rosso Lazio IGT , (Cabernet Sauvignon & Sangiovese), […]

10 Amazing Cities In Europe For Digital Nomads And Those Who Love To Travel

Are you anything like me? Are you a travel-holic who loves luxury destinations but sometimes just likes to throw up your heals? Do you living and work from a laptop, spending every break or long weekend traveling a couple of days, weeks or months here and generally carrying all your belongings in your backpack? More […]

10 Most Romantic Getaways in Europe

Europe is widely acclaimed by tourists from all over the world as the most romantic continent. Nowhere is this more obvious than in Latin (or Romance-speaking) countries, in particular in Italy, the cradle of Romanticism (after all the word is derived from Rome). Here is our selection of Europe’s most romantic places. We have considered […]

Blog-go-lishious! – What I’ve Learned About Blogging!

Blog-go-lishious – a term I employ for the insanity of learning to blog from scratch! June 30, 2019 Ok I updated our Disclaimer to the Blog and we are excited t see some affiliate purchases on our site. We created introductory email blast Learned about best practices for blogs and enrolled at CUW for a […]

What’s Up with Sunscreen?

Newly released reports suggest increased testosterone levels, potentially some fertility issues, among those participating in a study done on 24 people and sunscreen. What’s up with Sunscreen? The chemicals found in sunscreen go deeper into the blood stream than we thought. The study noticed the chemicals in the blood stream after only one day. The […]

Jamie’s Winery

Wineries, including Jamie’s winery, have been blending different grape varieties into complex fusions for as long as they have been bottling this delightful, fermented fruit.  But, knowing that there was so much more to be discovered, Jamie and Claire longed for a wine experience unlike any other. We wanted to experience the marriage of a […]

Falesia Week in Albufeira Portugal

THEME: I hope to see you in passing as I go to Spain, and to be helped on my journey there by you, once I have enjoyed your company for a while. Romans 15:24 MOVIE: Night Train to Lisbon (2013) KINDLE: The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel (also Life of PI) 2016 WINE: […]

Paradise Island – Bahamas

Our trip to Paradise Island in the Bahamas was a last minute affair.  Standby tickets with carry-on luggage and the hopes of pure sunshine.  We took a taxi using the set and posted prices.  During our stay the lobby was under construction but we were treated royally.   Jamie asked for a rate equal to the […]