Category Archives: Road Trip

Any road trip to see all things Outlander — costumes, Diana Gabaldon, Sam Heughan, Caitriona Balfe, etc.

Emmy Nominated Outlander Costumes at FIDM

 

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On Saturday, August 27th, Sass3 headed north to FIDM, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, to see the Outlander Costumes.  Back in July, initially we viewed the huge costume exhibit at the Paley Media Center in Beverly Hills; however, some of the pieces were not available.  For this road trip to FIDM, we were particularly interested in seeing Claire Fraser’s “Dior” dress. Continue reading Emmy Nominated Outlander Costumes at FIDM

The Sass3nachs Journey to San Diego Comic-Con : With Insights of Terry Dresbach and Bear McCreary Panels

Whether you have San Diego Comic-Con passes or not, going downtown during this event is quite an adventure!

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This blog will include getting to Comic-Con, exhibits to see if you don’t have a badge, and an interview from a friend who attended the Terry and Bear panels. Continue reading The Sass3nachs Journey to San Diego Comic-Con : With Insights of Terry Dresbach and Bear McCreary Panels

Outlander Kitchen Tasting and Book Signing in Seattle, Washington

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Photo Courtesy: Book Larder / www.booklarder.com

Seattle is my hometown.  It is a beautiful city that is surrounded by water and mountains, which validates the nickname the Emerald City.  I return as often as I can to experience the wide range of art, culture, and stunning natural scenery that Seattle provides. Continue reading Outlander Kitchen Tasting and Book Signing in Seattle, Washington

Road Trip to the Getty Center

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Entry to the Woven Gold exhibit at the Getty.

A road trip to the Getty Center in Los Angeles was a must during Season 2 of Outlander. Since the first portion of Season 2 was centered around Paris, I needed to explore the exhibit “Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV.” The exhibition was held from December 15, 2015 to May 1, 2016.

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There is a direct link between King Louis XIV and the character King Louis XV of Outlander. King Louis XV, portrayed in the Outlander series, was born in the Palace of Versailles on February 15, 1710 during the reign of his great grandfather, King Louis XIV. Continue reading Road Trip to the Getty Center

We hear the call of Terry’s Costumes!

Have you been hearing the call of the Outlander Costumes like we have?  Well, when Terry Dresbach’s Outlander costumes became available for viewing at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills, once again and without hesitation, we dropped everything and answer that call. Here’s our our adventure. Continue reading We hear the call of Terry’s Costumes!

Outlander Kitchen Cookbook Release Event in Scottsdale, AZ = SASS3NACH ROAD TRIP!

Outlander Kitchen cookbook Release Event in Scottsdale, AZ = SASS3NACH ROAD TRIP!

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Theresa Carle-Sanders’ Outlander Kitchen cookbook was released in June 2016, and a book signing was held in Scottsdale, AZ.  The event was hosted by The Poisoned Pen Bookstore with Outlander series author, Diana Gabaldon, in attendance. We were fortunate to attend and make a 6-hour road trip adventure out of it for a weekend! Continue reading Outlander Kitchen Cookbook Release Event in Scottsdale, AZ = SASS3NACH ROAD TRIP!