Return to A Honeymoon

The sweetness of a romance, the exhilaration of new marriage. Hard to compete with? Quite the challenge. We met the challenge. We were married...

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HIKING IN THE JUNGFRAU – SWITZERLAND

I’ve enjoyed hiking locally for many years, but when introduced to hiking the Alps (French, Italian and Swiss), it was an entirely different experience....

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Magical Kerala, India

A melodic wind chime sounded in the warm breeze as I sat eating lunch. The panorama took in palm trees, whitewashed buildings, ponds, and...

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At Home in Italy

Several weeks before leaving for Italy, I read an incredible book –The Passion of Artemesia by Susan Vreeland. Set in Florence and Rome during...

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Barging in the Scottish Highlands

Imagine your favorite boutique hotel with attentive staff, gourmet cuisine, and luxurious accommodations. Now picture yourself elegantly gliding through the misty Scottish Highlands taking...

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Sicily – An Offer You Can’t Refuse!

To paraphrase a line from The Godfather movies filmed here a number of years ago, you should know that today’s Sicily is indeed making...

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Costa Rica

It was that day in Tortuguero, Costa Rica — when, from our small flat-bottomed boat we saw spider and white-throated capuchin monkeys, three species...

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Culinary Trip to India

Indian cuisine is widely considered to be one of the world’s most popular ethnic cuisines, especially in England, where the generic curry is now...

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Fiji’s Dive Regions: Paradise Under Water

Jean-Michel Cousteau refers to Fiji as “The Soft Coral Capital of the World” for good reason! When first you dive Fiji, the vibrant colors...

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Bicycling in Italy’s Po Valley

Bicycling in Italy’s Po Valley

Twenty-three of us sat outside our country hotel around a large table, some sipping wine, as the September sun reflected off the yellowing rice...

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