- California coast wineries,
- north and south Italy,
- Adventure travel
I have traveled with four kids for 20 years. Now that they are grown, my wife and I are refining our travel style for a more elegant and adult experience.
LAX or Burbank.
My travel style
When I get to a new city, the first thing I do is go the opposite way that all of the tourists are heading. Instead, I ask the locals where the best food is. If I were in LA, I wouldn't hit Venice Beach like everyone else – you would find me heading up the coast for the best fish tacos in Ventura.
Alila Ventana Big Sur
Just off the PCH, this newly all-inclusive and ever-romantic getaway is spread over 160 secluded acres.
$100 hotel / resort credit.
Full breakfast daily for two guests per bedroom, served in the hotel restaurant.
Upgrade at time of booking, subject to availability.
In historic Olde Marco, a B&B-style gem with colorful rooms and a must-try breakfast spread.
Charming lodge in the Dolomites’ Madonna di Campiglio region, minutes from both the downtown and chair lifts.
Recently returned from:
Munching on late night fish and chips in Dingle, Ireland during a hailstorm.
Eating traditional Roman pastas in Italy.
Having a picnic during sunset at Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County to watch the marine layer rolling over coastal Bolinas while a drum circle played.
Eating lunch with wild iguanas on a drive from Miami to Key West.
I'd love to drive from California all the way to the tip of South America.
Istanbul Turkey after seeing Darcy & Stacy go to get their teeth whitened.
Every National Park.
Italy - always Italy - I want to see every region in every season and eat every local food.
One thing I can't travel without...
My travel vest, full of zippered pockets.
Two truths, one lie:
I lived with my parents around the world until high school and English was my 5th language.
After 10 years of training, I was recently awarded my Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under the training of Royce Gracie.
I followed the Grateful Dead around the country for five years in the 90s.
Get in touch with Dru
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