Food, Musings, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

Ask A Local!

No matter how many websites you peruse or how knowledgeable your travel provider is, finding that place only the locals know happens only when you ask a local.

Musings, Travel, Walks, water

Boardwalks, Promenades and Piers

Dry off your feet and wander a bit among the crowds for some local flavor.

California, History, Musings, Trains, Travel

The Charm of Trains

Wander through the doorway marked “Novelties” and you are greeted by sparking, tiled logos glistening along the walls, reminding visitors of the heyday of train travel.

Musings, Travel

Please and Thank You

I’ve seen people who claimed to not be able to speak any English suddenly become quite fluent just by showing them I am trying to use their language.

Musings, Travel

Travel Inspiration

The last grad I knew was a few years ago. I bought him a bag to use when he travels and delivered it with a quote that I love: Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.

Musings, Road Trip, Travel

I’m Not Quite Ready

I’m simply champing at the bit to walk down the jetway onto a jumbo jet, settle into my seat and snooze across an ocean for an international adventure, but I am leery about countries having to shut down suddenly due to a surge in this virus.

humor, Musings, Travel

Curing Wanderlust

I lifted the out of the box and read the gold words: “For fast relief of the incurable desire to travel.” 

Musings, Travel

Dreaming of Travel

There I was, halfway through my first cup of caffeine, thinking about travel.


Is It Time To Travel Again?

I feel a little like a butterfly coming out of a cocoon. I feel like I’m ready to flex my wings, warm and dry them in the sun and feast on all the world has to offer.

Arizona, Musings, Road Trip, Travel


When faced with a weekend day, a sunny forecast and nothing particularly pressing scheduled, we flip a coin, grab a map and go exploring.