What Are the Best Drinks to Pack on a Road Trip?

This is the first part in our Road Trip Food Packing series. Today we’ll cover beverages. How many drinks should you take with you on the road trip? Which drinks are the best for kids? Which drinks are the best for adults? Should you bring cold drinks and a cooler on your road trip? Quick answer to the cooler is “no”, because it’s a hassle, it leaks and it melts far too quickly to be useful. As for the rest, read on and look at our pictures and examples to show you what we recommend for road trips with or without children. Continue reading What Are the Best Drinks to Pack on a Road Trip?

What Are the Best Road Trip Microwaveable Foods?

This is the fourth part in our Road Trip Food Packing series. Today we’ll cover foods you can pack along and then microwave to delicious perfection. How can you save the most money on road trip snacks? What are the most popular road trip snacks? How can you keep your road trip snacks fresh? This article includes photos, examples and explanations. Continue reading What Are the Best Road Trip Microwaveable Foods?

Lombard Street Steep as Stairs, Crooked as Politics

I’m not normally one to speak out on the matter of politics, in fact, the one time I did I got more than a mouthful from more than a handful of our troops serving overseas, but I have been known to speak out on both stairs and inclines, so that’s what I’m being critical of in this piece.

If you go to San Francisco, there are two things you simply must do. Continue reading Lombard Street Steep as Stairs, Crooked as Politics

Musée Mecanique’s Old Fashioned, New Fangled Fun

Right in the heart of tourist-central, waterfront San Francisco, there are tons and tons of attractions that beg you to visit, and typically charge you a hearty fee to do so. It was refreshing to find one different one, Musée Mecanique, which is right on the tip of pier 43, and it’s free for admission to anyone and everyone. Continue reading Musée Mecanique’s Old Fashioned, New Fangled Fun

Boudin Bakery Museum Surprisingly Awesome, Affordable

We took a fine lunch break on our perusal of the San Francisco waterfront, and it recharged our batteries fully to 100%. It was a great lunch at Boudin Bakery, and we enjoyed it fully, but when we headed upstairs to the museum, we should have known that our handlers were only recharged to about 80%. What can I say, parental folks are decidedly “old”, and their batteries have memory problems. Continue reading Boudin Bakery Museum Surprisingly Awesome, Affordable