September 30, 2018

MAGICAL CHRISTMAS MARKET DANUBE RIVER CRUISE

This November, I will cruise the Danube River from Vienna to Nuremberg with AmaWaterways. I’ll begin my adventure in Budapest to explore the grand buildings and Buda Castle. […]
September 30, 2018

VIRGINIA: REAL ID DECODED

What is the REAL ID Act? Beginning October 2018, the new driver’s license and ID card will meet the specific requirements of the federal REAL ID […]
September 23, 2018

WAYS TO BEAT JET LAG

My clients often ask, “How do you fight jet lag?”. My trials (and errors) come from squeezing into coach airplane seats for over two decades, from […]
May 5, 2017

HOW ABOUT RUIDOSO, NEW MEXICO?

My brother recently bought a summer home in Ruidoso, New Mexico and he sent me this review to entice me to come for a visit: The […]
April 27, 2017

CULINARY EXPLORATIONS

April 20, 2017

NICARAGUA IN A NUTSHELL

It has taken me months to to put pen to paper on our August 2016 trip to Nicaragua. So long that my husband just left this morning […]
March 23, 2017

BACKPACKS BUILT TO LAST

It was a sad day when we finally retired the kelly green, Dakine backpack. The photo on the left was taken on the first day of pre-school […]
March 9, 2017

BRUNCH AT THE BREAKERS

For over a century, The Breakers in Palm Beach has been a premiere destination for the glitterati in Palm Beach.  It has housed tycoons and socialites, and its […]
February 23, 2017

MOROCCO, THE SURPRISES

Through my years of traveling, what I’ve discovered I like most are the surprises, the unplanned and unexpected. This always takes on many forms. Morocco surprised […]