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Finger Lakes Wine and the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Why do I never hear about New York wine? In all my years of drinking wine, I never knew that New York is the third biggest wine-producer in the nation, after California and Washington. New York has much stricter interstate shipping laws than California. Therefore, you will not see New York wines in places outside […]

Las Vegas Offers More Than Gambling

Las Vegas Offers More Than Gambling

Circa: The Strip. For tourists, Las Vegas conjures up images of neon lights, lively entertainment, and extravagant hotels and restaurants. And of course, the lure of casinos. Gambling has existed in this town long before roller coasters, pirate shows, and musical dancing water displays. Today, many locals only step foot on the Strip when out […]


Australia Through the Eyes of an Ordinary Man

I grew up as an eighties child, so one of my first memories of the land “down under” is a place where women glow and men plunder. Of course, at that time, I had no idea what Men at Work meant by that phrase. I’m not sure I even do now. Around that same time, […]