20 Most-Visited International Cities of 2015
If you want to live a fulfilling life, travel should be an integral part of it. The world is full of amazing sites, sounds, tastes, and experiences. I’ve been fortunate enough to have visited 40 states in the U.S. and twelve countries and each trip makes me appreciate the... Read more
10 Best U.S. Cities for Sushi Lovers
Japanese cuisine has a little something for everyone. On a cold, blustery day, a big bowl of steaming ramen can warm you up—and fill you up. If you’re in a hurry, grabbing a quick sushi roll to-go can be a delicious and quick solution. And if you’re looking to... Read more
14 Hands Winery is a Hidden Gem in the Horse Heaven Hills
When most people visit Washington, Seattle is the only stop on their itinerary. Some may venture south to see Mt. Rainier or north to check out Vancouver, but few people make plans to trek to the arid southeastern parts of the state. 14 Hands Winery wants to change that.... Read more
Dyson AM09 Hot +Cool Brings Style and Innovative Technology to Your Office or Living Room
When most people think of high-tech gadgets, they usually picture mobile phones, drones, or smart watches. Rarely do fans make the cut. Dyson is determined to change that perception. Their line of innovative, design-focused products are as lust-worthy as the latest Apple device. The new Dyson AM09 Hot + Cool,... Read more
Recipe: Seared Sirloin Steak with Poblano Peppers, Sweet Potatoes, and Asparagus
Houston is home to several craft breweries. One of my favorite is Saint Arnold’s. It is not only the oldest brewery in the city, but it is also the best. They have a wide variety of brews that will appeal to several tastes, and they often host fun and... Read more
Stone Reset by Gemvara Makes it Easy to Update and Enhance Your Jewelry
In 1996, I bought my wife an engagement ring. It was a covert affair that required cunning, secrecy, and the help of my wife’s family and friends. First I had to find out what types of rings were appealing to her (elegant and understated). Next I had to get... Read more
How to Cook the Perfect Pork Chop
Cooking the perfect pork chop is not easy. One false move can lead to a dry piece of meat that is as tough as leather. Fortunately, Chef Tiffany Derry has some tips to help us cook the perfect pork chop.  Derry began her culinary career at age of fifteen... Read more
Essential Items to Pack for a Cruise
Cruising has become one of the top vacation experiences. Not only are there plenty of entertainment and recreation activities onboard, there are many dining options and opportunities to schedule onshore excursions. If you’re planning on taking a cruise, it’s important to plan beforehand. In addition to a passport, birth certificate or other form... Read more
Columbia Crest Crowdsourced Cabernet Wants You to Be the E.C.O.
Have you ever wanted to make wine? I’m not talking about that fermented grape juice you have stored in mason jars in the basement. I’m talking about the good stuff. The kind of wine that comes from award-winning Washington winery, Columbia Crest. I know what you’re thinking – “I’m... Read more
Nearly Half of Americans Have Not Visited the Country’s Most Iconic Landmarks
The United States is a beautiful country filled with amazing landscapes, thriving cities, and iconic landmarks. However, many Americans have not experienced these wonders. A recent survey of 1,000 Americans commissioned by Travelocity revealed that nearly half of Americans have never visited many of the country’s most revered tourist attractions such as Mount... Read more