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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico | WAVEJourney Travel Tip

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico | WAVEJourney Travel Tip

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – WAVEJourney Travel Tip   We would rather be enjoying sunny tropical days and the many entertaining activities for visitors to do in the Mexican resort city of Puerto Vallarta, along the Pacific Ocean! Since 1950 the population in Puerto Vallarta has risen from approximately 10,000 to just over 200,000. It is […]

WJ Tested – Relais & Chateaux: Wickaninnish Inn in British Columbia

WJ Tested – Relais & Chateaux: Wickaninnish Inn in British Columbia

Relais & Chateaux Resort in Tofino, British Columbia, Canada WJ’s Review – A Bucket List Addition for Storm Watchers and Spa Lovers! The Wickaninnish Inn is ideally suited for beachcombing, storm watching, exploring Tofino, and relaxing amidst nature. WJ stayed in the Beach Wing at the Wickaninnish Inn, which we loved for the breathtaking ocean […]

Travel India: Kashmir Cottage in Dharamsala

Travel India: Kashmir Cottage in Dharamsala

Kashmir Cottage, contrary to what the name suggests, is located not in Kashmir but at the end of a sleepy road turning left off the main thoroughfare connecting McLeod Ganj, or Molo Ganj as it is known to the local Tibetan population, and the main town of Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh. The road branching off […]

AMA Waterways MS Amadagio: Have Cabin Will Travel ~ A Rhine River Cruise!

AMA Waterways MS Amadagio: Have Cabin Will Travel ~ A Rhine River Cruise!

Amsterdam captures my heart on any given visit, but for it to be the embarkation point for a river cruise, made it even more captivating.  Cruising is one of the ways I like to spend my vacations, but after a week sailing the Rhine and Mosel Rivers with AMA Waterways, river cruising has shot to […]

Yummy Entrees – Portuguese Kale and Meatball Soup Recipe

Serves: 4 as an entree or 6 as an appetizer Ingredients: 1/2 large yam or sweet potato – peel and dice (white waxy potatoes can also be used but are not as flavorful) 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 large white onion – diced 6 garlic cloves – chopped 2 bay leaves 1 tablespoon herbs […]

Yummy Snacks – Triple Creek Ranch Trail Mix Recipe

Courtesy of Triple Creek Ranch, Darby Montana Makes: 12 cups Ingredients: 12 oz Old Fashioned Oats 1 cup sliced almonds 1 cup Pepitas, walnuts or pecans 1 cup hazelnuts – chopped 1 cup coconut – sweetened 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup Maple syrup 1/2 cup canola oil Plus: 1 cup each […]

Yummy Tapas – Spanish Potato Tortilla Recipe

Simple, quick & great hot, cold, as an appetizer or main course. Serves: 6 Ingredients: 2 pounds all-purpose potatoes, peeled 1 medium onion, diced 1 cup grated cheddar cheese, sharp works best 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil 10 large eggs, beaten salt Directions:  Quarter the potatoes lengthwise and thinly slice them crosswise In a large […]

Yummy Breakfasts – Suzy’s Yummy Rhubarb Muffins Recipe

Yummy Breakfasts – Suzy’s Yummy Rhubarb Muffins Recipe

Makes: 16 to 18 medium muffins Dry Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar Wet Ingredients: 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups chopped rhubarb Topping: 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon melted butter 1/2 teaspoon […]

Yummy Breakfasts – Viv’s Mum’s English Scone Recipe

Makes: 4 – 8 Don’t wait for them to cool before devouring! Dry Ingredients: 2 cups of All-Purpose flour ~ plus more for rolling out pinch of salt 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tablespoon brown sugar *Mix dry ingredients together Wet Ingredients: 2 large eggs 1/2 to 3/4 cups of buttermilk Whisk eggs and 1 […]

Yummy Desserts – Creamy Creme Brulee Recipe

Serves: 4 Best made the day before. Dry Ingredients: 6 teaspoons granulated sugar Wet Ingredients: 6 egg yolks 3 cups of heavy cream 3 teaspoons vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to 300 F Put cream and sugar in pot on top of stove Heat over medium setting for about 5-6 minutes, until tiny bubbles appear around […]

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