UPDATE: Wine Tasting Step-by-Step

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For centuries wine has been referred to as “liquid sunshine.” But given the prices of some wines today, it could even be called liquid gold. Still, most people can acquire an appreciation for wine without much effort or great expense. Our experience has shown that due to a number of factors, including the way technology has helped level […]

2 Days on Kaua’i, the Garden Isle of Hawai’i

The famous (and dangerous) Kalalau Trail along the Na Pali Coast on the North Shore of Kaua'i, Hawai'i (Pixabay)

GetCurrentFast.com (GCF) Travel Guide™ This GetCurrentFast.com travel guide presents the top things to do while visiting the Garden Isle of Hawaii, Kaua’i, during a leisurely 2-day trip. You can have a great time on Kaua’i, anytime of the year, but winter rains can be frequent. Also, consider avoiding the peak season (July-August) and major holidays, unless […]

2 Days in The Emerald City: Seattle, Washington

Downtown Seattle from the Central Waterfront with the Great Wheel to the left in the foreground (Wikipedia)

GetCurrentFast.com (GCF) Travel Guide™ This travel guide presents the GCF Editors’ Choice picks of the top things to do while visiting Seattle, Washington during a 2-day trip, at a leisurely pace. It includes our restaurant recommendations. Since winter weather can be very Northwesterny, if you have a choice, we suggest visiting the Emerald City from April […]

2 Days in Northern Vermont

Church Street in Burlington, Vermont (Wikitravel)

GetCurrentFast.com Travel Guide™ This travel guide presents the top things to do in Northern Vermont during a two-day trip at a leisurely pace. We suggest avoiding the winter months unless, of course, you are there for the snow. Although Vermont is lovely beneath a blanket of snow, the more temperate seasons are ideal for exploration. Fall is the height of tourist season, and for […]

2 Days in Music City: Nashville, Tennessee

General Jackson Showboat seen at the Riverfront in Nashville, Tennessee (Courtesy)

GetCurrentFast.com Travel Guide™ This travel guide presents the top things to do in Nashville during a 2-day trip at a leisurely pace any time of the year. However, unless you like to battle huge crowds, for your first visit it may be best to avoid dates on which there is a big music awards event, or when […]

A Day in ATX (Austin, Texas)

Pennybacker Bridge in the Texas Hill Country on Loop 360 in Austin TX (Eric Hunt - Wkipedia)

GetCurrentFast.com Travel Guide™ This travel guide presents the top things to do in Austin, Texas during a day trip at a leisurely pace anytime during the year. (Keep in mind the cooler months in Central Texas may be more to your liking.) Although it is filled with many practical travel tips, we wrote this guide to be “A good read […]

2 Days in New Orleans: The Big Easy

Cathedral - Basilica of St. Louis, King of France (Courtesy)

This GetCurrentFast.com travel guide presents our Editors’ Picks of the top attractions and restaurants in New Orleans during a 2-day trip at a leisurely pace. If this is your first visit, we suggest not scheduling your trip during Mardi Gras or other popular events in order to make your first visit to the French Quarter more relaxing […]

2 Days in Ashland, Oregon

The Allen Elizabethan Theatre set for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2013 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. (Courtesy - T. Charles Erickson - OSF)

GetCurrentFast.com Travel Guide™ This travel guide presents the top things to do in Ashland, Oregon during a two-day trip at a leisurely pace. We suggest scheduling your trip during the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) which runs from late February through October. Although it is filled with many practical travel tips, we wrote this guide to be “A good read even without the going,”™ […]

A Day in San Francisco’s 3rd Wine Destination: Livermore Valley

Fall colors in the Livermore Valley (Courtesy - Livermore Valley Winegrowers Assoc.)

GetCurrentFast.com Travel Guide™ This travel guide presents the top things to do in the Livermore Valley region during a day trip at a leisurely pace. Although it is filled with many practical travel tips, we wrote this guide to be “A good read even without the going,”™ so enjoy this virtual trip. Those of us that know […]

3 Days in Anchorage, Alaska

Floatplane on Lake Hood in Alaska, the location of the fleet of planes that services much of the southern part of the state (Shutterstock) shutterstock_12146650

GetCurrentFast.com Travel Guide™ This travel guide presents the top things to do in Anchorage, Alaska during a 3-day trip at a leisurely pace in the summertime. Although it is filled with many practical travel tips, we wrote this guide to be “A good read even without the going,”™ so enjoy this virtual trip. In this guide, you first explore […]