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Great American Eclipse 2017

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Great American Eclipse 2017, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Solar Eclipse 2017, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

Quote of the Day: Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul. Victor Hugo Great American Eclipse 2017 Many folks are traveling now specifically to enjoy viewing the 2017 solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st. We wish you safe travels and remind you to use your special solar eclipse glasses. If you don’t have a pair yet, check with your local library. There have been more than 2 million ISO-compliant safe solar eclipse glasses distributed to more than 6,900 libraries across the US.  Special thanks to NASA, Google, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Space Science Institute’s STAR_Net initiative have stepped up to provide...

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Out and About in Roswell GA

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017 in Chicago, GA Tourism, Katie Deal, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Roswell Ga, Roswell GA Events, Roswell GA Trolley, The Doobie Brothers, Travel, Travel Blog | Comments Off on Out and About in Roswell GA

Quote for Today: The sunshine in Georgia is just peachy. CJ Something to Talk About ~ Roswell GA The City of Roswell GA continues to up the stakes in things to do and places to go for the summer months. From arts, music, nature quests to quintessential dining in the historic district, these hot spots draw locals and tourist alike. Roswell has provided a new way to navigate the area for those who would rather ride than walk. A new trolley pilot program has been introduced to ferry visitors to and from the City’s Historic District on Friday and Saturday nights. The free program will run through August 5th from 5-11:00 pm.   For country music lovers, Katie Deal will perform a tribute to Patsy Cline – Today, Tomorrow and Forever on June 10th. The concert is at the...

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Top 5 Heavenly Roads for The Love of Travelling

Posted by on Jun 3, 2017 in Bangalore-Coorg, Delhi-Rann Of Kutch, India Road Trips, Mumbai-Goa, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Top 5 Heavenly Road Trips, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Top 5 Heavenly Roads for The Love of Travelling

Quote of the Day: “Now, on this road trip, my mind seemed to uncrinkle, to breathe, to present to itself a cure for a disease it had not, until now, known it had.” Elizabeth Berg, The Year of Pleasures Top 5 Heavenly Road Trips Imagine this, a path that seems to keep going on and on, with the company of loved ones, be it your family or friends or the perfect companion, all are the perfect ingredients for a memorable trip. A country which is always on the move, India has few of the most scenic landscapes to energize adventure freaks and nature enthusiasts alike. Now push that accelerator and clutch that gear, and hold on tight to your seats; for here are the “Top five most heavenly roads for a perfect road trip.” Manali-Leh  Photo by Narender9, CC BY-SA 4.0...

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National Coq Au Vin Day: Julia Child’s Recipe

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Food, Food and Travel Blog, Food Blog, Food History, Food Holidays, Julia Child, Julia Child Cookbooks, Julia Child Quotes, Julia Child Recipes, Mastering French Cooking, National Coq Au Vin Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Uncategorized | Comments Off on National Coq Au Vin Day: Julia Child’s Recipe

Quote of the Day: “This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!” Julia Child, My Life In France. Today we celebrate National Coq Au Vin Day. To talk about this food holiday leads us to discuss the background and influence of this dish – Julia Child Although the dish Coq Au Vin can be traced to ancient Gaul and Julius Caesar, the recipe was not documented until the early 20th century; it is accepted that it existed as a rustic dish long before that. A somewhat similar recipe, poulet au vin blanc, appeared in an 1864 cookbook. Wikipedia Julia Child featured Coq Au Vin in her breakthrough 1961 cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking. She frequently prepared it on the PBS Cooking Show The French...

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Weekend Getaways near Bangalore

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Travel, Travel Blog, Uncategorized, Weekend Getaways India, Weekend Getaways near Bangalore | Comments Off on Weekend Getaways near Bangalore

Quote of the Day: When you have a big goal, everything else becomes background noise.  Nandan Nilekani   Weekend Getaways near Bangalore Yercaud Roughly 230 kilometers southeast of Bangalore is the slope station named Yercaud, considered as one of the Jewels of the South. Getting its name from the thick backwoods that encompass it and the humungous lake in the focal point of the town, Yercaud means ‘Lake Forest’. You can absorb the regular magnificence which this place offers and keeping in mind that you have time, you can drive to the most noteworthy indicate in Yercaud Shevaroy Temple, arranged at 5326 feet and have the delight of some magnificent perspectives from the slope best! BR Hills Situated at a separation of 250 kilometers from Bangalore are the BR Hills. It is an impeccable vacationer spot on the edge of...

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Top 5 Spots: National Hoagie Day

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Best Hoagies in the US, Food, Food Blog, Food History, History of the Hoagie Sandwich, National Hoagie Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's Food Holiday, Travel, Travel Blog | Comments Off on Top 5 Spots: National Hoagie Day

National Hoagie Day Quote for Today: Too few people understand a really good sandwich. James Beard Today’s National Food Holiday is “National Hoagie Day.” The name hoagie for a sandwich has its roots in Philadelphia. Elsewhere in the United States, pretty much the same size sandwich with various types of bread and fillings have many different names. How the name “hoagie” got attached to a sandwich in Philadelphia has multiple versions. One story claims that Italians working at the World I shipyard in Philadelphia, known as “Hog’s Island,” introduced the sandwich by putting various meats, cheeses, and lettuce between two slices of bread. In different parts of the City, other names for this sandwich included the Hoggie, Hog Island, Hokie, Hogan, Honkie, Hoogie, and Hooky. However, by 1955, restaurants throughout the district were using the term “Hoagie” with many of...

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