Tag: Empty Nester Adventures
Empty Nester Adventures In Italy: 4 days in Taormina, Sicily
We recently spent 4 days in beautiful Taormina Sicily. The sights, sounds and culinary experiences were incredible. Our first visit to Italy since prior to the start of the pandemic was magnificent and we can’t wait to return.
Empty Nester Adventures In Italy: Our 5 day Visit To The Amalfi Coast
“You may have the universe if I may have Italy” ~ Giuseppe Verdi Faint breezes carried the scent of sea air to us upon deplaning in Naples. The bright Amalfi Coast sunshine is like mother Nature’s welcome back sign. If it is possible to find a place that feels like a home away from home…
When Ramen And Michelin Stars Intersect In Tokyo, Japan
“The ultimate ramen is something that exists perfectly in the moment” ~ Quote from the Ramen Heads documentary On November 29, 2017, Nakiryu was awarded its first Michelin star. Nakiryu is only the second ramen restaurant in the world to receive this prestigious honor. Tsuta was the first and they are both located in Toshima, a…
Travel Minnesota: 24 hours in Shakopee
“Every Hundred Feet The World Changes” ~ Roberto Bolaño There’s something to be said about taking the scenic route, in both life and travel and the lesson here is, you don’t have to trek very far to find an adventure. John and I had the opportunity to experience a brief but action packed 24 hours…
Food Month In Review: March 2018
“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating” Lucky for those of us living in the Twin Cities; we are provided with seemingly endless opportunities to not only eat, but to do so abundantly well. I field frequent…
Empty Nester Productions: DIY/The Outdoor Bar Project
“Think Outside, No Box Required” ~ Author Unknown DIY: Those three letters conjure up excitement in some and hesitation in others. John and I are in the former group. We enjoy taking on home improvement projects together and we have long discussed the desire to have an intimate outdoor area where we can host gatherings on our beautiful Summer/Fall evenings here in Minnesota.