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Enjoying Local Roots On Route 66
4th December 11
If you’re traveling across the middle of North America, I truly recommend getting some great sips on Route 66. Located 1 mile west on this historic road in Stroud, Oklahoma with a rich history that that dates back to the land run days in the late nineteenth century, lays StableRidge Vineyards.
Sky's The Limit At Five Sixty Restaurant
27th November 11
560 feet above ground in the heart of downtown Dallas lays an out-of–this-world dining destination that my husband and I keep returning to. Located at the top of Reunion Tower, Wolfgang Puck’s crowned Five Sixty restaurant has everything that lives up to the master chef’s longstanding reputation of upscale dining establishments including Spago, Chinois and Cut.
The Place Where Great Food Is An Art
20th November 11
For restaurant goers seeking something different from soulless overpriced chain establishments, Picasso Café located in the heart of Oklahoma City’s historic Arts district provides a welcome flavor for local connoisseurs seeking premium American cuisine and wines and spirits, at extremely attractive pricing, in a contemporary yet artistically rich environment.
Beyond the glass at Darioush Vineyards
13th November 11
If you’re winding your way around Highway 29, I highly recommend stopping by a place unique to anything else in California’s wine country, Napa Valley. Darioush Vineyards encompasses ninety-five acres of unparalleled beauty paying homage to Persepolis and the ancient art of Persian wine making with a contemporary flair.
Always In Season At Roger’s Gardens
6th November 11
If you’re looking for a fun place to visit, get unique gifts and great garden ideas, Roger’s Gardens located in beautiful Newport Beach is the perfect place to be.
Passport To An Overseas Oasis
30th October 11
Ku De Ta, Bali
PASSPORT TO AN OVERSEAS OASIS by Lisa Wheeler
Clear across the Pacific on the island of Bali lays a physical paradise unlike any other place my husband and I had ever seen in our travels. After spending a day in Dreamland, a mecca to...
Regatta Races And Maritime Moments At Lake Hefner
23rd October 11
Home to dozens of active one design class and handicap racing fleets, several incredible restaurants and much more, Lake Hefner remains a major recreational destination for both land and lake lovers and has been recognized as one of the top lakes in America for wind sailing because of the notorious Oklahoma winds.
Serving Up Sonoma's Best Kept Secret
16th October 11
For couples exploring wine country looking for something beyond the ordinary, Madrona Manor provides an elegant and unassuming setting for guests seeking an intimate and unique dining experience. Nestled away in the hills of Sonoma County, Madrona Manor Restaurant created the perfect atmosphere for our 5th year wedding anniversary.
A Living Museum Just Below The Surface
9th October 11
After visiting the commercialized and touristy areas of Cancun, take a 30-minute flyer aboard the Ultra Mar to a lesser-known island, Isla Mujeres for a wonderful Mayan cultural experience
Traveling By Two, Doing As The Locals Do
2nd October 11
Just off historic Route 66 in Arcadia, Oklahoma, which means “land of peace and tranquility,” lays a unique one-stop shopping destination famous to locals and intriguing to visitors. More than just another mom-and-pop shop, POPS restaurant and gas station has everything perfect for grab-and-go travelers or those looking for a cultural experience while paying homage to the past, present and future of the mother road.