KY Distillery Tour: Willett

Bourbon Chronicles: Willett Distillery Also on the list of distilleries not to miss is Willett. Location: The distillery is located just over an hour south of Louisville near a city called Bardstown. It’s also geographically close to Haven Hill and Jim Beam distilleries. Plan for adding a bit of padding to your drive time; you… Read More

KY Distillery Tour: Castle & Key Distillery

Bourbon Gin Chronicles: Castle & Key Distillery This is a location not to be missed. Personally, I’m more of a gin fan. And while this distillery is technically not (at this time) part of the KY Bourbon trail, it is absolutely worth your time to visit. They’ve recently started releasing a line of bourbons. At… Read More

KY Distillery tour: Jeptha Creed

Bourbon Chronicles: Jeptha Creed Distillery Since this distillery is roughly 30 minutes away from us, we decided to stop in on a weekend for their tasting experience. It’s a family run business – namely by the females as the Master Distiller and Master Marketer. What a great job title 🙂 Location: Jeptha Creed is located… Read More

KY Distillery Tour: Bulleit & Wild Turkey

Bourbon Chronicles: Bulleit and Wild Turkey Distillery tours: Bulleit Frontier Whiskey and Wild Turkey We visited these distilleries back in 2011 when mask mandates were still in place and tour sizes were drastically reduced which meant, when we visited Wild Turkey, we only walked the grounds and have yet to experience their tour. Location: both… Read More

KY Distillery Tour: Buffalo Trace

The Bourbon Chronicles: Buffalo Trace distillery tour Buffalo Trace is the producer of some of the finest bourbons on the market (when you can find them): Blanton’s, Pappy van Winkle, Eagle Rare, and of course Buffalo Trace. They’re some of the best – and highly coveted – bourbons in the eyes of bourbon collectors and… Read More

KY Distillery Tour: KY Artisan Distillery

The Bourbon Chronicles: Kentucky Artisan Distillery Distillery visit Kentucky Artisan distillery (KAD) We’re really thrilled to have this notable distillery, quite literally, in our backyard. The tour provides a fantastic history lesson about how bourbon evolved into what it came to be and is today. We’ll definitely recommend it to any of our friends and… Read More

Modern Millennial Travels: What To Do If You Have One Day In The Bay

My college roommate visited me this weekend from Sacramento and we decided to play tourist around San Francisco for a day (despite her having been to the city many times, and me living less than 15 miles south of it).  There are so many sights to see around the bay area that I felt like… Read More

African Safari – Flying back over the Serengeti -eyes closed!

African Safari Day 6 Location: Morning Serengeti drive and flight back to Arusha On our final day, we journeyed back to Arusha by flying back across the vast expanse of the Serengeti which we had crossed in the days before. Normally, I do just fine in planes but on this particular day, I sat in… Read More