Live Out Your Sideways Dreams in Santa Ynez


Ten years ago, the movie Sideways (Fox Searchlight Pictures) introduced the world to the wine country of the Santa Ynez Valley near the Central California coast. Miles (Paul Giammati) takes Jack (Thomas Haden Church) on a last week as a bachelor wine-tasting trip. Plenty of wine, fine dining and hilarity ensue as Miles and Jack become entangled […]

Following the Dylan Thomas Trail in Wales


The poet and author Dylan Thomas captured the essence and character of the country of Wales with his writings. Come with Travel Brigade on a Welsh journey as the country celebrates the 100th anniversary of Thomas’ birth. We’ll take you to the Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea and head off to the town of Laugharne to visit […]

Dylan Thomas Trail in Wales Hot Sheet

Click on the links: Visit Wales Planet Wales Dylan Thomas Centre Brown’s Hotel Dylan Thomas Boathouse Dylan Thomas Birthday Walk

Celebrating the Dylan Thomas Centennial in Wales


There are some authors who capture the essence of a place and its people perfectly. In the case of Wales, that author was Dylan Thomas. The Welsh will celebrate the 100th birthday of this literary icon on Oct. 27, 2014, with a series of events and celebrations. You don’t have to visit for the centennial in […]

Costa Mesa Hot Sheet

Click on the links below: Travel Costa Mesa South Coast Plaza SoCo – South Coast Collection The OC Mix Segerstrom Center for the Arts Wyndham Hotel Avenue of the Arts Orange County Fair

Costa Mesa: So Cal Sunshine and Shopping

South Coast Plaza-Bridge

Costa Mesa is an Orange County, California, location with access to nearby beaches and Disneyland, but also a destination in its own right as the home to the world-famous South Coast Plaza, a luxury mall that will meet any shopper’s demands. Come with Travel Brigade and we’ll tell you about VIP access at the Plaza […]

Traveling Sideways

Solvang, California

A movie set in a unique location can immerse viewers in the onscreen scenery and culture, and spark the desire to experience it in real life. Such is the case with the movie Sideways, which was released in 2004 and is celebrating its 10th anniversary this fall. [Read more]  

Waterford Hot Sheet

Click on links below: Tourism Ireland Waterford Viking Triangle Waterford City Tourism Waterford Crystal Factory Tour Lismore Castle Lismore Heritage Centre Dungarvan Tourism Cappoquin Civic Link

Crystal and Countryside in Waterford, Ireland


Come with Travel Brigade on a classic Irish journey in County Waterford. We’ll tour the factory where world-famous Waterford Crystal is made and learn about the history of Ireland’s oldest city. We’ll travel the beautiful coastline on the southeast corner of the Emerald Isle and then head inland to the beautiful valleys and friendly people […]

Trailing of the Sheep Festival in Picturesque Idaho


This coming weekend, Oct. 9-12, Travel Brigade will be heading to the towns of Ketchum and Hailey in Idaho, for the 2014 Trailing of the Sheep Festival. If the names of Ketchum and Hailey sound familiar, it’s because Ernest Hemingway spent time there and the world-famous Sun Valley Resort sits right next door. The Festival […]


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