in International, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Tipping Tips Made Easy When Traveling In Europe

Tipping is rather different when you’re traveling in Europe. It is not as expected or as high as it is here in the US, even when service has been less than stellar. If you have never been or haven’t been to Europe in awhile, here are some tipping tips to help destress your vacation and give you one less thing to worry about. It does…

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in North America

The Coolest Santa Barbara Adventures and Activities

Have you ever heard anyone say anything negative about Santa Barbara? I certainly haven’t. The mere mention of the name conjures up pleasant memories of a visit or an idealized image of what Santa Barbara looks like. Whenever I say we’re visiting, the uniform response is “Oh, I love Santa Barbara”. In fact, we like the area so much we actually almost bought a house…

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in Good Eats, North America, Restaurants

Favorite Montecito Santa Barbara Restaurants

My husband and I love the Santa Barbara area, especially Montecito. So much so that we almost bought a house there a few years back. While that didn’t happen, we still try to get there for a little escape whenever we can. And, when we do, our favorite things to do are shopping, eating, and wine tasting. This past visit, we were lucky to get…

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in Home, Triathlon

California Cities Fit For A Triathlete Lifestyle

California is a state we love for many reasons, well beyond triathlons. You can experience the ocean to the mountains and everything in-between within hours. Surf in the morning and ski in the afternoon if you want; it’s all at your doorstep. And, don’t even get us started on the wine and food. California has some of our favorite vineyards and restaurants in the world….

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in Cocktails & Wine, Home

Ordering Wine In Restaurants With Confidence

In case you haven’t noticed, we like our wine at the TriWivesClub. It is definitely one of our pleasures and a way to cope with the triathlon lifestyle…at times…But, we’ve actually even started to get a bit more sophisticated about wine and learning what constitutes a good wine from a “why am I drinking this crap” wine. It has been an experience, however, albeit a…

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what are some easy to implement going green travel tips
in Fabulous Finds, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Going Green Travel Tips Everyone Can Do

While we love to travel every chance we get, we do think about what damage we inflict on the environment at the same time. From energy use in transportation to all of the disposable products to food we waste, it’s hard not to have a negative impact. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. There are a few easy things you can do to…

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what tips do you have so I feel comfortable traveling solo
in Ageless Living, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Easy Tips To Feel Comfortable Traveling Solo

We do a lot of solo travel and love it, but it hasn’t always been easy. It takes awhile to get used to travel alone and some people never do and simply won’t. We, on the other hand, would never think to NOT travel, because we had to go by ourselves. In fact, it’s often one of our favorite ways to escape… The “getting used…

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in Home, Triathlon

Favorite Southern States Triathletes Can Call Home

Welcome to a new TriWivesClub 4 part series on the favorite states that triathletes can call home. Each will feature our favorite states, along with a few featured cities. The series will be divided into the south, west, midwest, and the northeast. Now, we realize you midwesterners and east coasters may have it tough in the winter, but the other regions have it tough in…

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