Celebrate Leonardo da Vinci Life on the 500th Anniversary of his Death

Timing is everything. Just in case you haven’t heard Italian towns and European museums have scheduled events in 2019 celebrating Leonardo da Vinci’s art and amazing genius marking the 500th anniversary of his death. Travel is the best  way to gain worldly experience learning about other cultures, languages and cuisines. And we all know how wonderful …

Last Ones on Earth to Check Italy off our Bucket List

We projected the map of Italy on our big screen and thanks to Google maps focused our attention at the same time to potential towns.   Venice and Rome – everyone we talked to said you have to see if you never go back. Keeping up can be just so confusing. Every day I’m bombarded …

Authentic Lifestyles and Cozy Couches

“Keep an open mind, because your first idea isn’t always your best.  Don’t worry, your aha! moment is coming.”   The early adulthood Millennials were in full spirits at the wine and beer bar sitting on cozy couches.   Part Five of Steve and Emma’s Empty-Nest Adventures in Santa Barbara. Scorpio (Oct. 24 – Nov. …

Night TRAPs – Walk. Drink. Eat. Groove.

“On September 6th 1997, I was catching the last wave at the beach here in Carpinteria before getting ready for my gig.” “The weather is great year round, the ocean is at our doorstep and the shopping, restaurants and vibe here is so perfect.” Part One:  Quick Getaway to Santa Barbara Part Two:  Santa Barbara’s …