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Timeshare Resales the Bright Spot in the Real Estate Market

Since the beginning of this year, the timeshare resale industry is seeing a surge in sales activity. Sales are above 75% of what was happening last January and significantly higher then what we saw in the last quarter of 2009. People have accepted that we will be in a recession for sometime and the uncertainty […]

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Chateau Montelena

Monday afternoon we visited Chateau Montelena which looks like a European Castle. In 1976 Chateau Montelena won the worlds best Chardonnay in a Paris tasting. This is the Winery that put Napa Valley on the map and the movie Bottle Shock was about.

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What’s Happening on Maui in February

A month long tribute to our beloved whales. The whales are here and it’s time to celebrate in appreciation of these amazing creatures. They visit Maui every winter. Feb. is the peak of whale watching season. The Maui Whale Festival, hosted by the Pacific Whale Foundation. Run for the Whales in South Maui is on […]

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Calistoga January 19, 2009

On Monday we went to Ehlers Vineyards with the “Birthday Girl” Catherine, and her husband Bill. They arranged a beautiful private lunch and wine tasting. This is a day I will never forget. This vineyard which is now organic was established in 1886, and currently all proceeds go to heart research. The grounds are so […]

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Cheri’s Brick Chicken Recipe

6 cloves garlic, peeled and cut into thin slices 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper olive oil, as needed Turn the chicken breast side down on the cutting board and remove the backbone with poultry shears or a sharp chef’s knife. Cut along one side of the backbone and then […]

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Maui’s Humpback Whales are here!

Enjoy a lifetime experience viewing Maui’s Humpback whales with the Pacific Whale Foundation.  This adventure is narrated by a professional marine naturalist. Hydrophones enable you to hear the Humpback whales underwater. Guaranteed whale sightings or your next trip is free. (Guarantee applies during season, December 15th – April 30) Don’t miss out on whale watching […]

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What’s new in the Timeshare Resale Market place

Since January we are seeing increased sales activity in timeshare resales. Consumers have accepted we are in a recession and realized there are motivated sellers. Bargain hunters are stepping in buying properties at great prices. Many of the sales are for the name brand resorts.  Visit us on the web at https://advantagevacation.com for Timeshare Resale […]

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Petaluma Birthday at Garden Valley Nursery

Mark owns’ and lives at Garden Valley Nursery in Petaluma. During our San Francisco/wine country journey we were invited to Mark’s Birthday party. Many of the buildings were built in 1880. An absolutely amazing place! Garden Valley is the largest producer of bare root roses in the U.S. And the grounds are like being in […]

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Our Trip to San Francisco and Wine Country

Bottle Shock, what a fabulous movie to see over the pond from Maui to San Francisco and on into Wine Country. The exquisite vineyard Chateau Montelena that put Napa on the map as the worlds best Chardonnay. Bottle Shock will be out on video in February. It was a quick one, but boy was it […]

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So What’s up this Week on Maui?

Or as the locals say Whazup We got the Mercedes-Benz Championship going on January 5, 2009-January 11, 2009.  Top golfers from around the country playing golf in Kapalua on the Planation Course.  I will definitely have lunch at the Planation House sometime this week.  The food is good and the scenery is world class!  The […]

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