Category Archives: USA

Nashville: A Long Weekend in Music City

Nashville is a music and food lover’s paradise and that is all there is to it.  We majorly packed it in for 3 days and I think we did some justice to our short window – here’s a few of the … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon and Beyond: Great Family Destinations in Northern Arizona

Between us, my husband and I have been to all ends of the earth and almost every continent (Antarctica here we come!), but somehow neither of us had ever visited the Grand Canyon almost in our own back yard.  Why?  Honestly I was sort … Continue reading

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To Market: New York City

This summer instead of breaking out our passports and brushing up on our garbled Spangitalian, we decided that the most exotic destination for our 8 and 9 year olds would be…drumroll – New York City!   I am a former but … Continue reading

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Unwinding upvalley (Napa that is)

Ahh wine country in the summer.  Not a bad spot to escape from the rat race for a few days, and for me it’s especially nice that I don’t even have to get on a plane!   Here are a … Continue reading

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Hello Calistoga!

We zip through Napa Valley, sunroof wide open, as the highway narrows to a smooth two lanes, bypassing the toniest wineries, the Oakwood grocery, the subtle turnoff to Yountville (hi French Laundry!), wave to the passing wine train!, slow to a … Continue reading

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