Napa: Winter in the Wineries – Day One

A few weekends ago, Mario and I,  along with two of our best friends made our way up north to Napa, to partake in Calistoga’s Winter in the Wineries Passport Event.  You can read more about the event here, but basically it’s a $50 passport that allows you to taste at wineries in and around Calistoga, and also offers discounts at…

Arriving in Fiji

As the “winter weather” (in the loosest since of the term) in California is proving once again to be completely inadequate with a high of 74 degrees today, while the rest of the country is braving through an “arctic blast,” I thought it would be fun to completely escape and look back on the warm days we spent in Fiji a…

Winter in the Wineries

 We are planning a winter trip to Napa with my best friend and her husband this January, so recently I have been in vacation planning mode.  For me this involves scouring the internet for any destination related websites, making lists, itineraries, and spreadsheets.  Half the fun of travel is in the planning.  It allows you to explore before you even get…