Florence, Italy is home to Michelangelo’s David, the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Campanile di Giotto, Battistero di San Giovanni, Giardino di Boboli, Ponte Vecchio, and so much more. It is a city where “magnificent” is commonplace.
The Del Mar Horse Park provides world-class equestrian performances, showcasing the best in both horse and rider. And best of all, it’s free!
Each year, surfing goes to the dogs in Imperial Beach, CA, as dozens of our canine friends embrace the California lifestyle.
We always dreamed of island hopping in the Caribbean, and now we are making that dream come true!! We are traveling from Saint Lucia to Martinique to Dominica to Guadeloupe — and not really sure how we are going to do it….
Venice Beach is home to a wide sandy beach with a winding bike path, a world-class skate board park, Muscle Beach gym, and the boardwalk, hosting shops, restaurants, street vendors, and daily busker performances. The perfect place to be in summer.
Venice, Italy is a marvelous city of canals, gondoliers, basilicas, fashion, and art, a city with a mischievous spirit, a place where you should “get lost.”
San Diego is not particularly known for surfing. The beaches mostly face the wrong direction and the swell tend to be mild. However, following a good storm in the Pacific, the surfers hit the waves.
When the weather is gloomy, spending your birthday in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is the perfect present for yourself. Swimming pools, sushi, beaches, cats, and Frida Kahlo.
We spent a week in Miami, Florida, taking in alligators, a cruise to the Bahamas, a drag show at the Palace, Key West, Fuerza Bruta, and more!
Beach Volleyball can be mundane or it can be fabulous. In San Diego, California, you can find both.
Forte de São Francisco do Queijo, the Casa da Música, Sandeman Winery, the Douro river, and endless port are just part of the pleasures to experience in Porto, Portugal.
A day trip to les Trois-îlets, a picturesque town on Martinique – the Flower Island – is a perfect way to spend a rainy day in the eastern Caribbean.
We spent a week seeing the sights in Montana including St. Ignatius, Missoula, Bison National Range, and Glacier National Park, with a side trip to Yellowstone National Park, Spokane, Washington, and a seaplane ride in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
Take a basic airplane design and twist it, compress it, stretch it, add extra engines, change the engine placement, and so on, and you create a testament to human ingenuity, creativity, engineering prowess, and most of all, to human dreams of flying.
We spent an afternoon in Plzeń, Czech Republic, to see the old town, the synagogues and cathedrals, and, most importantly, to visit Stara Sladovna and enjoy a glass of Pilsner Urquell.
A trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico includes churches, iguanas, Hummers, a visit to Tepic and to El Edén de Vallarta, and a Predator. Plus dancers. Lots and lots of dancers.
We attended a furry convention in San Jose, California and took a few photographs. We’d tell you more, but that would lead only to further confusion.
The Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles is the home of Hollywood glamour and the choice of celebrities, presidents, and dignitaries. And the architecture is stunning!
A detour to Caorle, Italy introduced us to both a beautiful sea-side town and to Scogliera Viva, “il Premio internazionale di scultura all’aperto”.
There are countless fun things to do at San Diego beaches, and these 101 will get you started!
The Eccentric Fashion Weekend in Kandersteg, Switzerland is an opportunity to show off your best fashion and enjoy the company of folks from all over the world. Car trains, fashion shows, latex, and meat vending machines, wonderously nestled in the Swiss Alps.
A ballet, a concert, and an opera: experiencing European culture with Giselle, Pictures from Journeys, and La Traviata.
Three airline reward programs, six airlines, and nine legs to get roundtrip from San Diego, California to Athens, Greece in business class. We could have booked it easier, but, where’s the entertainment value? The next time, same destination, but one reward program, one airline, and only four legs. Not as fun, but much less work!
A road trip to Arizona includes dune buggies on the Algodones Dunes, visiting Saguaro National Park and Agua Caliente Park, touring the Mount Lemmon Scenic Byway, and a few days in snowy Sedona.
The 2,300 residents of Pleiskirchen put on an annual wine festival, and we have to good fortune to be able to attend.