Off The Beaten Wine Path: 5 Tips For Traveling In Lesser-Known Wine Regions

For this week’s featured article, I thought I would give financial topics a rest, and instead touch on a subject that I know many people are very passionate about-the love of wine.

I am by no means a wine connoisseur, but one thing I do enjoy when it comes to wine is exploring new and interesting wines that are off the beaten path.

For the wine lover in your family, here is a great article called 5 Tips For Travelling in Lesser-Known Wine Regions.

Have a fabulous day.

Cheers,

Coach Mark

Off The Beaten Wine Path: 5 Tips For Traveling In Lesser-Known Wine Regions

Visit a Winery Near You! If there was a slogan for the entire North American wine industry, that may be it. That’s because few experiences enhance the pleasure of wine like visiting the place it’s produced, whether you walk through the vineyards, or peer into the barrel room, or wander through the production area itself. With the travel season just around the corner, here are five tips for visiting those lesser-known wine areas that are available to us all.
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Training for triathlons at an older age

As someone who has competed in triathlons on and off for the past 15 years, I always enjoy reading about other people’s forays into the sport.

I’ve been very fortunate to meet many wonderful, and extremely interested & talented people through my pursuits into the sport of triathlon, many of whom are now close friends, and clients.

One of the terrific things about the sport of triathlon, is that you come across people from all walks of life, and all age groups.

Many of the people that I have crossed paths with ( be it in the pool, on the bike, or on the run) believe in the adage that it’s never too late to do something new.

Or in this case, that it’s never too late to compete in a triathlon,

Here’s a great article that I came across that I wanted to share with you.

It really is never too late….

Cheers,

Tri-hard,

Mark

 

Training for Triathlons at an Older Age

​LAST year, at 66, Jenny F. Scott was not an obvious triathlete. A retired special education teacher, she had suffered a stress fracture running decades ago and took up serious bicycling only when she was 64 years old. But Ms. Scott, of West Columbia, S.C., and a friend decided to “bite the bullet last year, with no expectation other than we wanted to live through it,” she said of the swim-bike-run training needed to participate in the triathlon held locally each July. She signed up for training again this year, and like growing numbers of people in their 50s and 60s — and some older — she has found a new challenge in triathlons and other sports that test discipline and endurance. Some opt to train for competitive swimming, or the senior tennis or golf circuits.
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Ski resorts: Lesser-known mountains can be a great option

One of the great ways to stay active over the holidays and throughout the winter is to get away for a ski trip or two.

I know many clients and friends who really enjoy getting out on the slopes with their family and friends.

One of the challenges beside the cost, can be working your way through the long line ups at the higher profiles resorts.

If you’re looking to get away this winter for a ski trip, here are some great ideas on some lesser known mountains.

Cheers,

Mark

Ski resorts: Lesser-known mountains can be a great option

Big-name ski resorts might give you bragging rights when you go back to the office, but lesser-known mountains can give you something else: less crowded slopes, shorter lift lines and even outlets for Crock Pots. Some of these hidden gems are located near their famous rivals, so visitors can enjoy the same choice of lodging, restaurants and off-the-slope activities. Read on for a few lesser-known options that would make a great family skiiing getaway.
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