There’s really nothing like Texas hill country cycling – cruising peacefully down quiet backroads, with tall grass and wildflowers waving from the sidelines. If you have road bikes or even plain old commuter bikes, load them up and drive to Fredericksburg, Texas. Just a few blocks from the tourist hubbub on Main Street, the roads […]
This happened to me when I was an English teacher in a small town in Japan. Iizuka, Japan ~ 2008 We had a three day weekend with Monday off and on that Monday I decided to take advantage of the nice weather and go for a bike ride. I was biking toward the river bank […]
Relaxed, rejuvenated, and reporting back: staycation 2020 was a resounding success! I posted a couple of weeks ago with ideas for how we were going to improve upon staycation 2019 and it actually helped us a lot. What did we do on staycation? It was certainly easy to skip doing any chores although towards the […]
I fully meant to spend more time blogging about our trip to Korcula island, off the coast of Croatia but Christmas came, and other trips just sort of pushed it out of mind. What a shame because this one deserves some reliving.
If you want to couple some outdoor activity like biking with a cultural activity liking drinking (hehe), the area around Mendoza, Argentina is a good place to do it. There are three main wine regions around Mendoza: Lujan de Cuyo, Maipu, and the Uco Valley. The Uco Valley The Uco Valley is furthest away – […]