After years of taking an annual trip on my birthday, I’m well aware that travel in February comes with some built-in pluses and minuses. A major plus: Cheaper airfares and hotel rates. And the obvious minus: The weather… Read More
The Spanish explorers obviously knew a good thing when they saw it. When 17th century explorer Sebastian Vizcaino happened upon the sandy strand that juts into the Pacific Ocean off the southern-California coast, he promptly named it Coronado,… Read More
With just two days to explore Yosemite, I needed to be strategic. I ended up taking in almost all of the amazing sights I set out to see, and I learned a few things along the way.
I like to mix it up when I travel. Luxurious 5-star one night; spartan tent cabin the next. On my recent solo road trip from Arizona to Sonoma, California, via Las Vegas and Yosemite, I had plenty of opportunity for variety.
Over the years, I’ve had plenty of infatuations with beautiful cities. I fell hard for Amsterdam, with its lovely canals and spirited street scene. I loved the energy and air of self-importance of New York City. Rome took… Read More