Haunted Halloween in Salem

So I decided to join a group of folks and go to Salem, Massachusetts over the weekend.  I figured that there is nothing close in the world like October in Salem, Mass. so what the heck! So we got there late Friday night and stayed at The Colonial Inn in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The next day…

July 4th in Alaska

I’ve traveled internationally many times but when this opportunity to spend July 4th, in Alaska appeared, I said, “Of course.” I had no idea what Alaska held for me but I must tell you that I truly fell in love with our 49th State. So what I’m going to do in this blog post is…

Touring Croatia and Slovenia

So I just got back from an 11 day tour of Croatia and Slovenia.  Seriously, I visited so many places that I’ve decided to give you a general overview of the trip and to let you enjoy the rest in images.  What I can share with you before I give you the itinerary is that…

Have You Visited Niagara Falls Yet?

So the other weekend I went to a Wine and Chocolate Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake which is about 15 minutes from Niagara Falls. I went with a travel company called Circle the World and the weekend was really great! So I have a separate post on the festival under the Food tab but now I just…

Miami Over New Years…

It was time to get out Dodge and so I went to Miami to pay a family visit.  The weather was awesome and it was really great to shed the “coat” and “gloves”. 🙂 I also have to admit that it was birthday time and so my sister-in-law and I went to Shucker’s Bar and…

Route 28 and The World’s Largest Kaleidoscope

I was able to get out of the city to explore some small towns of the Catskill Region. Route 28 has fast become the place to drive through to experience spas, gourmet food outlets, fresh farm produce, wine shops, art galleries and quaint towns. We started off by visiting the World’s Largest Kaleidoscope which was…

Morocco and The Sahara

I had the opportunity to go to Morocco and The Sahara for a 15 day trip.  It was really magical, educational and very eye and heart opening.  I had no expectations and so for me it was a true adventure which unfolded itself-one “magical-day” at a time… What I came to discover was that Morocco…

Santiago-Patagonia-Buenos Aires

As I looked out at the grey building and the freezing weather I knew that it was time to head out of DodgeLOL! This time I decided to visit Santiago, then fly to the Patagonia region and then finish my adventure by visiting Buenos Aires. So after an overnight flight to Santiago, we arrived in…

Bali: Scenes from a Market!

In my recent visit to Bali I stayed in Ubud at Villa Agung Khalia.  I had the opportunity to visit the market in Ubud as part of a Balinese Cooking Class experience. The sites and sounds of the market just delighted me and I wanted to share what I saw in a simple display of…