August 6, 2012

BOBSLEDDING IN JAMAICA

Our recent family vacation, at Beaches Boscobel, near Ocho Rios, Jamaica was wonderful.  A perfect retreat from Charlottesville during the dog days of summer. Honestly, it […]
August 1, 2012

TRAVEL SAFETY— SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT

Pacsafe Citysafe 100GII Anti-Theft Handbag This past weekend I watched an inspirational movie, The Way. During one scene, Martin Sheen’s character, Tom, was taking an R&R […]
July 23, 2012

GO! JUST, GO!

As I age (like this majestic male cat), and my loyal clients age along with me, I hear from them more and more frequently:  Go! Just, […]
July 16, 2012

PACKING FOR THE BEACH

What am I bringing on vacation? The pictures below are the basics for a week at the beach. I downsize my wallet to a zip around from […]
July 6, 2012

KONNICHIWA

As I prepare for my first trip to Asia in the spring of 2013, my first task will be to learn as much of the language […]
July 3, 2012

VIKING RIVER CRUISE + ANCESTRAL QUEST

The trip was wonderful in so many ways, the Rhine Viking River cruise was a terrific start. The towns and villages we stopped  at were picturesque and historical and […]
June 28, 2012

WHERE TRAVEL CAN TAKE YOU

Buenos Aires street art, Palermo Viejo I try to read as many travel magazines and articles as possible—to stay current on trends, keep my ear to the […]
June 26, 2012

HOW TO PACK LIKE A PRO

Check out this Real Simple article on how to pack like a pro. Not only does it have some valuable information on how best to pack […]
June 21, 2012

HAPPY SUMMER DAYS

Summer has arrived! And on its first, and longest, day I want to remind you- as I am constantly reminding myself– that life is short. Thus, […]