Warm breezes, soft sand, rolling waves: Soaking up the beach vibes is undoubtedly at the heart of any good oceanside vacation. But for me, it is just a part of the equation. The routine might vary depending on… Read More
beaches, Destinations, Far, Food, Mexico, Sightseeing, Uncategorized
All inclusive resorts, beaches, Isla Contoy, Isla Mujeres, Mexican Caribbean, Mexico, Quintana Roo, Riviera Maya, Secrets Capri
12 of Portland’s quirky, unsung & simple pleasures Major attractions tend to be big and bold in Portland, Maine. The city’s Old Port area, with its dizzying array of lobster choices, offers a beguiling mix of working waterfront… Read More
Cityscapes, Destinations, Far, Food, Lists, railroads, Uncategorized
beaches, Longfellow House, Lucky Catch Cruises, Off the beaten path Portland Maine, Old Orchard Beach, Portland Maine, Scarborough Marsh, South Portland, The Real Portland Tour, Travel
I’ve spent my entire life land-locked – first on the Great Plains, and later in the mountains of Northern Arizona. While I’ve loved them both, I have a secret confession: I’m an ocean girl at heart. In my… Read More
beaches, California, Far, Food, Travel
Balboa Peninsula, beaches, California, Ceviche, Interstate 10, Newport Beach, Newport Pier, road trips
Summer in Arizona typically calls for a cool reprieve. In my opinion, there are two choices: A stay at a swanky Scottsdale hotel; or a few days on a Mexican beach. I recently combined the two for a super-roadtrip.
Arizona, beaches, Far, Mexico, Near, Sightseeing
Arizona, beaches, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, La Princesa, Puerto Peñasco, Rocky Point, Scottsdale, Sonora Mexico
I know from experience that driving across the border into Mexico has its pros and cons. Usually, it’s all good for me, but on a recent trip, I experienced something new.