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Best of Both Continents. Luxury Africa, Cape Town and Jet to Antarctica.

Best of Both Continents. Luxury Africa, Cape Town and Jet to Antarctica.

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

In my recent experience, (staying at the Ellerman House in Cape Town and going to Antarctica on a separate trip), you can’t beat this combination of staying at the exclusive Ellerman House in Cape Town and then taking a private jet to Antarctica.   – ­Ellerman House is offering guests an exceptional 24-hour excursion to Antarctica, […]

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Luxury Hotel on Vancouver Island

Luxury Hotel on Vancouver Island

| May 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

You can tell a lot about a luxury hotel by the way it greets its guests. You might expect a formal doorman to meet you at the curb and leave you at the front desk. That’s not the case at the Wickaninnish Inn, located on the west coast of Vancouver Island. A smiling, fit staff […]

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Burgundy by bike, boat or car

Burgundy by bike, boat or car

| April 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Paris may be crawling with tourists scurrying to monuments and museums, but in Burgundy, a mere 90 minutes south  on the TGV train, sightseeing is never an object. The pace is slow, the countryside bucolic and the pleasures of gastronomy rule supreme. The chandeliers in the Michelin-starred restaurants are eternally glittering and the puffy […]

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Sedona, Arizona’s Red Rock Energy

Sedona, Arizona’s Red Rock Energy

| March 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Is it the natural splendor or the metaphysical vibe that makes Sedona, Ariz., such a rejuvenating escape?   Drifting along the placid waters of Sedona’s Verde River Valley in my inflatable kayak, I’m finally beginning to understand what all the fuss is about. With no need to paddle, I can kick back and enjoy the […]

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Southern Italy where they’ve perfected the art of slowing down

Southern Italy where they’ve perfected the art of slowing down

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

When our cook, Fausta Solfa, mentioned that dinner would be at 7:30 pm, someone in our group asked: “Is that 7:30 pm regular time or Italia time?” The rest of us started laughing. Four days into our week-long sojourn in southern Italy and we were finally getting used to the pace: be ready by 8:30 […]

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Romantic Ocean View Resorts in Southern California

Romantic Ocean View Resorts in Southern California

| January 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Eat, sleep and soak in Southern California’s most romantic ocean view resorts. The Lodge at Torres Pines, La Jolla and Bacara Resort and Spa, Santa Barbara Balanced on the coastal clips overlooking the Pacific Ocean, above the community of La Jolla, the Lodge has been drawing avid golfers and lovers to its sunny climate and majestic […]

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Seattle’s Best Attractions Selected by Locals

Seattle’s Best Attractions Selected by Locals

| January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’ve learned that your first impression of a city remains with you always. Every time I fly into Seattle I am awed by the snowy mountain peaks, forests of black firs and the unrelenting wateriness of the scenery. Even the drive from the airport into town is bordered by huge fir forests and the area is veined with […]

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Active days, comfortable nights in  the Canadian Rockies.

Active days, comfortable nights in the Canadian Rockies.

| December 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Canadian Rockies Only an hour from Calgary, and three hours from San Francisco, the Canadian Rockies are a fabulous destination for adventurers and nature lovers. Most popular things to do Don’t miss Lake Louise, Banff, Jasper and the Icefields Parkway. If you go, you shouldn’t miss these, but to get a real taste of the […]

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Ski or hike in Zermatt, Switzerland.

Ski or hike in Zermatt, Switzerland.

| December 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Head to Zermatt, Switzerland for spectacular powder runs, stunning trails and the romantic charm of an idyllic Alpine village.  Matterhorn Magic Walt Disney was inspired by the majestic sharp mountain in southern Switzerland and copied it for the famous Disneyland ride. It’s easy to fall in love with the Swiss winter, especially in the shadow of […]

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Millennials travel tips

Millennials travel tips

| October 7, 2016 | 9 Comments

Safety Tips for millennials going abroad from college students to professionals traveling for business. Bar Tips – Buddy System Go with a buddy. It’s better to have two sets of eyes to watch for bad situations. Don’t leave without your buddy. Get smart about Rophynol, “the date rape drug”, which is odorless, tasteless, and colorless. If […]

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