A Solid Roadtripper and Smile-Inducing Daily Driver – the Mazda CX-5

The Mazda CX-5 crossover has been the perfect blend of fun, capability, practicality and road-trip worthiness over the past two years. Read more to find out why.

Roulette Travel Review: Glamping at an Old Zoo Near the Catskill Mountains

"Glamping" is a recent phenomenon that has brought together some of the luxuries of a hotel stay, with the natural setting and simplicity of camping. I had only ever experienced this one other time through Fancy Camps at a music…

Is AWD (All-Wheel Drive) a Necessity for Winters in the Northeast?

To save you some time - and money - the short answer is NOPE! But, you might need snow tires. There are pros and cons to each type of vehicle, and after living through winters with both a front-wheel drive…

Roulette Travel Guide – 4 Days in Wyoming, Yellowstone and Grand Teton

In the years prior to this trip, I had heard the name Jackson Hole thrown around a few times in conversation - mostly in regards to epic skiing. I have sort of retired from skiing (after a long career of…

Roulette Home Review: the Woodland Chalet in Asheville, North Carolina

During a recent trip to visit a college friend in Charlotte, North Carolina, we took a two hour drive out to the little town of Barnardsville to stay in a unique little chalet. This place was tucked away up a…