EYE SPY LONDON

It all started here for many of us: our language, our literature, and our democratic government. For much of the 60’s, even their music and fashion crossed over to the United States and other countries. Yes, even my favorite spy came out of England. However, a unique ambiance comes from something that many Americans adore,Continue reading “EYE SPY LONDON”

SURF’S UP, HAWAII !

Hawaii calls to us as a distant dream. These tiny jewels of the Pacific are as far from most of us as any other vacation destination can possibly be, yet their call captures millions of visitors each year. Flights from the west coast make the trip in about six hours, and some fly straight toContinue reading “SURF’S UP, HAWAII !”

A PLATEFUL OF POSITANO

If you could go somewhere in the world where you knew you could live out your days while having every whim and desire taken care of – beautifully – where would you go? For me, the Amalfi Coast of Italy holds such a spot: Il San Pietro di Positano. Seemingly built right into the cliffsContinue reading “A PLATEFUL OF POSITANO”

MULTI-GENERATIONAL MAGIC

Most of us would enjoy a vacation anywhere that takes us out of the house. Yet if we cannot get to a true vacation spot, we can still go visit family, especially if they are too far away to see regularly. So it makes a vacation even better when you can combine the vacation withContinue reading “MULTI-GENERATIONAL MAGIC”

RIDING UP THE EIFFEL TOWER AND SAILING SMOOTHLY DOWN THE SEINE

There may be no more iconic sight in any city in the world than Le Tour Eiffel. I doubt anyone has ever visited Paris without at least seeing it. Unfortunately, that is all that many can do, without careful planning. Like many major cities, Paris requires advance thinking. The big attractions in New York, London,Continue reading “RIDING UP THE EIFFEL TOWER AND SAILING SMOOTHLY DOWN THE SEINE”

THE “WANDERFUL” WORLD OF DISNEY

I’m a planner. Whether it’s my daily “to-do” list, my grocery list (which has now migrated to Alexa), or my travel plans, I really enjoy it. Looking ahead and planning is half the fun. Sometimes it’s even more than half the fun! Yet I’ve always found that “hidden” treasures can be the most memorable partsContinue reading “THE “WANDERFUL” WORLD OF DISNEY”