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Labor Day Weekend in Mendoza: Escaping from Hurricane Dorian!
Labor Day Weekend in Mendoza: Escaping from Hurricane Dorian!

Labor Day Weekend in Mendoza: Escaping from Hurricane Dorian!

I’m a bit behind with my posting as we were in Virginia most of the summer, and just got back from Mendoza, Argentina. On the last post I started a post about my brother’s wedding weekend in Roanoke, which was…

Day Three of Wine Touring and Lunch at VIK!
Day Three of Wine Touring and Lunch at VIK!

Day Three of Wine Touring and Lunch at VIK!

Today was our third and last day of wine touring thru the beautiful Chilean wine country.  Like on previous days, we had a full breakfast at the hotel, which is especially important if you’ll be tasting wines most of the…

Touring the Chilean Wineries – Day Uno
Touring the Chilean Wineries – Day Uno

Touring the Chilean Wineries – Day Uno

On our first day of wine touring, we went to two wineries plus had a wine pairing lunch at a third.  After having a full breakfast in the hotel, we packed up and checked out of our hotel, the Hyatt…

Wonderful dinner in Santiago at Oporto Steakhouse!
Wonderful dinner in Santiago at Oporto Steakhouse!

Wonderful dinner in Santiago at Oporto Steakhouse!

On our first day in Santiago, Steve (DOS) and I rested up a bit from the trip last night from Miami. When we arrived in the morning, we checked into the Hyatt Centric Hotel and walked around a bit before…

Fourth of July Week in Santiago
Fourth of July Week in Santiago

Fourth of July Week in Santiago

This year the Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday; smack dab in the middle of the week, so it means no work travel for us road warriors.  Iā€™m taking and extra 3 days vacation next week, so I have…

Around the World in Business Class to Singapore!
Around the World in Business Class to Singapore!

Around the World in Business Class to Singapore!

Steve (DOS) and I have had a wonderful but quick trip to Calgary, Alberta, but were soon on our way to Singapore after our couple day’s stay in wintery Canada.  We had been staying at the Hyatt Regency Calgary, and…

Back to work travel: Roanoke to Memphis
Back to work travel: Roanoke to Memphis

Back to work travel: Roanoke to Memphis

After staying at my parent’s house in Roanoke for nearly a month, it was now time to travel again for work.   (My parents had both had separate falls, and have been in the rehab center there the last month.)…

Time out for Hurricane Irma!
Time out for Hurricane Irma!

Time out for Hurricane Irma!

It’s Wednesday night as I write this, and Steve (DOS) and I are safely back in Florida after a wonderful Labor Day weekend in Mendoza, Argentina. We were on the go quite a bit touring and dining while we were…

Wine touring around Santa Barbara in a Tesla!
Wine touring around Santa Barbara in a Tesla!

Wine touring around Santa Barbara in a Tesla!

We woke up early Saturday morning as expected due to the 3 hour time change from the East Coast.  We got to our hotel, the Fess Parker Doubletree in Santa Barbara around 10pm last night, and  as we got in…