Posts in the Category: Destinations
I’m a collector of masks. On display in my home are over 30 masks carefully carted back as my treasures from visits to faraway lands. So naturally, heading to Venice, I was …Read More →
Louisiana is known for many things: music, culture, but most importantly, cuisine! The foods from Louisiana are often on the spicier side and known all around the world as “Cajun Cuisine”. The history …Read More →
A Road Trip to Yellowstone National Park in Montana
On a cool February morning, I landed in Bozeman, Montana ready for the “Big Skies” and “Open Roads” known worldwide as the gateway to …Read More →
Authenticity in food is a very fluid concept, especially when looking for authentic food from a specific country. Authentic Italian food to the baker on the corner in Tuscany could be different …Read More →
Travelers to Myanmar are there to explore the thousands of pagodas and temples that characterize this country (formerly known as Burma). That’s a given. But not to be missed is the surreal watery world …Read More →
Visions of sugar plums danced in my head the first time I even heard the words “Christmas Markets”. I didn’t even know they existed until one day reading a travel blog and I came across …Read More →
“I’m going without expectations.”- Donnie Sexton
Myanmar Pagoda Photo
That was my mantra when I stepped off the plane in Yangon, Myanmar. To be honest, I had googled a few …Read More →
I recently returned from my first Holland America experience – a cruise to the Mexican Riviera. I was so impressed with the service of the staff and crew that I received from …Read More →
Travel to Indonesia
I think back in my mind as I traveled to Indonesia, and it races to the morning when I had a chance to escape the stunningly refurbished and luxury 1918 …Read More →
Indonesia Travel: Raja Ampat
Floating up to the stunningly gorgeous jetty at the Raja Ampat Dive Resort on Waigeo Island in West Papua, I knew I was in for a special treat. This …Read More →
I noticed the wrinkles in his face as he stood mute, lips tightly pressed against each other with the skin on his neck muscles taut. He was a thin …Read More →
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On day two of my trip to Churchill, the weather wasn’t as good as when I went kayaking with beluga whales the day before. It looked overcast and …Read More →
My Beluga whale day was gorgeous … relatively speaking for a Summer Artic adventure in Northern Manitoba, Canada with Lazy Bear Expeditions in Churchill on the Hudson Bay, to be exact.
Cruise Europa 2 by Haplag-Lloyd
I have heard and learned about many impressive amenities and services on a ship, but never had I seen the total package put together like the Europa2 by Haplag-Lloyd …Read More →
I easily hopped the train from Stockholm to Gothenburg. I found multitudes of boys everywhere. They were in the parks, they were on the streets, they were on public transportation. They typically were in groups, …Read More →
In less than 10 days, I will begin a “Trip of Wonders” in Indonesia and I am so excited. It is hard for me to hold my excitement in! I …Read More →
Wanderings Through Istanbul, Turkey
It is an early weekday morning as I stare out the window of my yellow taxi passing a multitude of red and blue celebration flags. No matter how often I Read More →
Gliding in on the charter plane near Churchill Manitoba, I knew I was in for a treat of nature. The area was full of polar bears and beluga whales during its Arctic Summer in …Read More →
The Best Dallas-Fort Worth Airport Layover Options
Have you ever felt stuck at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport with a long layover and not known what to do? Recently, I went to Dallas twice, once for a …Read More →
Seduced by the Serengeti…THE SERENGETI
When I sign on for the photo safari of the Serengeti in Tanzania with Popular Photographer’s EMentor Series, I picture myself a bit like Meryl Streep in the movie …Read More →
I have often written about road trips around the “good old USA” and have enjoyed plenty of days on its highways. But one of my most enjoyable road trips is the road trip down the …Read More →
If you would have asked me a month ago what I know about Dutch food, I would have answered in 4 words –
Thankfully, my curiosity is always at peak level, so when the …Read More →
Palawan, Philippines: Palawan El Nido
My arrival into Heaven on Earth: Palawan, Philippines was nothing short of spectacular! I have not seen such pure beauty in a tropical island setting …Read More →
Palawan, Philippines: She’s in heaven on earth at El Nido Resorts!
Soaring near the landing airstrip at the Palawan Airport, I could see that other passengers eyes were glued to the tiny windows …Read More →
Travel to Malaysia
Port Dickson Attractions
This charming coastal town has everything from nature-based zoos and aquariums to historical monuments and lighthouses, as there are plenty of Port Dickson attractions to do. They also …Read More →
“Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter’s soul.”
– Vincent Van Gogh
The Rhone River in Southern France has taken a long journey to get here. It started its prolonged journey …Read More →
About half the size of New Jersey, you may ask yourself why, according to geographical size, there are more unique species in the Galapagos Islands …Read More →
The Galapagos Islands are famous world-wide for the endemic Galapagos animals, in particularly, their fascinating birds of origin, many found nowhere else in the world!
Gelateria Artigianale Chez Toi
Pizzo, Calabria; Italy
I had only one purpose in mind on my recent visit to Pizzo.
It may or may not have something …Read More →
How Cool is Oslo?
It is artic cool!
It is totally cool!
And it doesn’t matter when you visit, it just has that flair about it that not all European capital cities do. …Read More →
It was a photo of some old buildings reflected in a canal labeled “China water town” that caught my eye on Pinterest. I did a bit of sleuthing on the web and …Read More →
By Cacinda Maloney
The Northern California peninsula known as #Monterey is nothing short of spectacular. With its stunning natural beauty, charming, tourist atmosphere and beaches, I am sure you can easily spend 3-4 days …Read More →