Travel, Etc.

Travel, Etc.

Travel, Etc.

This is a list of our random thoughts as we live our lives. Most of these have been included in previous email newsletters. If you want to sign-up to receive our newsletters via email, Just follow this link....

Travel Notes

Indiana Tourism

Art on Wheels
A visit to Auburn and dining at Joseph Decuis

A Southern Indiana Road Trip
New Harmony, French Lick and West Baden Springs

Columbus, Indiana Part I
A Local, Architectural Spot

Columbus, Indiana Part II
Irwin Gardens & Inn

Cultural Trail
A Downtown

Dream Cars
An Exhibit at the IMA, 2015

Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Another Indiana Road Trip

Indianapolis Cultural Trail
A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick

Oldfields Lilly Home & Gardens
A Leisurely Sunday Visit to the Country House

Speedway - A Visit to the IMS Museum and Track
Sightseeing in your own city

T.C. Steele Historic Site
A must see in Brown County

A Visit to Wabash, IN
And a visit to Charley Creek Inn

California Wine Country

An Incomplete Guide to Northern California Wine Country
Our readers share their California experiences

Finding Something Different in Napa and Sonoma
Jim Bandy finds some out-of-the-ordinary things to do in Wine Country

Napa Valley Visit - 2013 Part I
We're working while Jim is having fun!

Napa Valley Visit - 2013 Part II
We're working while Jim is having fun!

Napa Valley Visit - 2012 Part I
Wine Guy Jim Bandy pays yet another visit to Napa Valley...

Napa Valley Visit - 2012 Part II
Wine Guy Jim Bandy pays yet another visit to Napa Valley...

Napa Tour with The Pendletons - 2011 Part I
Doug & Linda enjoy wine country in the fall of 2011

Napa Tour with The Pendletons - 2011 Part II
Doug & Linda enjoy wine country in the fall of 2011

Napa Tour with The Pendletons - 2011 Part III
Doug & Linda enjoy wine country in the fall of 2011

Napa Valley - Spring 2011 Part I
Jim Bandy vacations in Napa Valley while we're under Ice and opening a new store

Napa Valley - Spring 2011 Part II
Jim Bandy vacations in Napa Valley while we're under Ice and opening a new store

Napa Valley - Spring 2011 Part III
Jim Bandy vacations in Napa Valley while we're under Ice and opening a new store

Napa Boutique Winery Tour I
Jim Bandy reports on his 2009 break from winter

Napa Boutique Winery Tour II
Jim Bandy reports on his 2009 break from winter

Notes from California...
Winery and Restaurant Tips from our October 2002 Trip

Sideways Country 2008, Part I
Revisiting California’s Central Coast

Sideways Country 2008, Part II
A Rhône Ranger and Rioja meets Rhône

Sideways Country 2008, Part III
A Return to Paso Robles

Sideways Country 2008, Part IV
The Hearst Castle, Carmel and Monterey

Sonoma Napa Spring Break Tour 2005 I
A day at the Sebastiani Winery

Sonoma Napa Spring Break Tour 2005 II
A visit to the Hendry Ranch - Wine according to George 101

Sonoma Napa Spring Break Tour 2005 III
Chateau Potelle - A day on Mount Veeder

Sonoma Napa Spring Break Tour 2005 IV
Gloria Ferrer - Bubbles in Carneros and Dinner at the Girl & The Fig

Sonoma Napa Spring Break Tour 2005 V
Alexander Valley and Dinners at Sonoma Meritage and Della Santina's

Super Bowl Memories
A Napa Travelogue

Oregon Wine Country

Oregon Spring Break Tour 2007
Mt. Hood and the Timberline Lodge

Oregon Spring Break Tour 2007, Part II
The Columbia Gorge

Oregon Spring Break Tour 2007, Part III
Willamette Valley - Pinot Land

Oregon Spring Break Tour 2007, Part IV
Oregon A to Z and The Spruce Goose

 

Washington Wine Country

Washington's Columbia Valley
The Perfect Wine Region

Visiting Washington Wine Country 2014 Part I
Walla Walla and Chateau Ste. Michelle

Visiting Washington Wine Country 2014 Part II
Columbia Crest and Col Solare

Visiting Washington Wine Country 2014 Part III
Seven Hills, Waterbrook & Tamarack Cellars

Visiting Washington Wine Country 2014 Part IV
48 Hours in Seattle

Southern Hemisphere

A Visit to Argentina
Including the Mendoza Wine Country

A Visit to Chile and Argentina
Part I: Chile

A Visit to Chile and Argentina
Part II: Argentina

New Zealand Part I
Jim Bandy's Vacation in New Zealand, 2010

New Zealand Part II
Jim Bandy's Vacation in New Zealand, 2010

New Zealand Part III
Jim Bandy's Vacation in New Zealand, 2010

France

Visiting Champagne Part I
Jim Bandy's Vacation in Champagne

Visiting Champagne Part II
Jim Bandy's Vacation in Champagne

Italy

A Gastronomic Tour of Rome
A little bit of Italy, 2012

Tips for Tuscany!
Thoughts on Tuscany from recent visitors

Other Places

A Visit To Eataly Chicago
Not sure what you're in the mood for? Visit Eataly!

A Short Visit To NYC, 2014
The Fancy Food Show in New York City

Exploring Red Rock Country Pt. I
Colorado & Utah with a Little Wine Country

Exploring Red Rock Country Pt. II
Colorado & Utah with a Little Wine Country

A Road Trip to Cincinnati
The 21C Museum Hotel and dinner at Metropole, plus Lots of other Cincinnati Sites

Southern France Trip with Mike Lynam 2012
Visiting Rouge-Bleu

Quebec City
France without the French

Washington D.C. Fancy Food Show 2011
A lot like work

A Road Trip to Louisville
The 21C Museum Hotel and dinner at Proof

Snowbird Trips

A Visit to a Beautiful Island
St. John, USVI

A Weekend in Winter Park
Orlando without the Mouse

A Return to Winter Park
And a visit to 21st-Century wine bar

St. Martin - Bistros on the Beach
A visit to a very French Island...

A Visit to Chalet Suzanne
A Getaway Weekend visiting the "Old Florida"

A Sanibel Travelogue
Bird Watching and Grouper Sandwiches in Sanibel

Other Stuff

Early 2007 Readers Survey
This time, readers tell us where to go

Christmas Trees and Other Road Hazards
And other Zionsville Christmas Tree Lore

Meet the Wine Guys and Gals
You can’t tell the players without a program....

Ratatouille
A movie review from The Wine Guy and Linda

The Good Nights
A poem by Joseph Mills

The House of Mondavi
A review of Julia Flynn Siler's book

The Christmas Tree is Doomed
Our sixth annual Tree-to-Toothpicks contest

The Ugly Truth
Lunch and a movie

My Life in France
A look at Julia Child’s last book

Raccoon Tales
A lesson in cooling your spaghetti sauce