The Best of Berkeley

The Best of Berkeley Posted on December 5, 2017 It was Benjamin Braddock who introduced me to Berkeley. I was a big fan of The Graduate and watched repeatedly as he pursued Elaine Robinson across the Cal...
Prioritizing Your Travels

Prioritizing Your Travels

Prioritizing Your Travels How climate change is changing plans Posted on November 1, 2017 I feel like I need to start writing my bucket list in pencil. The log of places I want to visit once stretched...
Bangkok

Next Stop, Bangkok

Next Stop, Bangkok Posted on October 23, 2017 In Europe, all roads may lead to Rome, but in Southeast Asia, most air routes bring travelers to Bangkok. I hadn’t realized this until earlier this year when...
Vermont

Autumn in Vermont

Autumn in Vermont Posted on September 5, 2017 Not long after we were married, my car-crazed husband asked if I’d like to join him for a Bugatti rally in New England. Normally, I’m a no-show for such...
Newport

New in Newport

New in Newport Special spots in nearby beach community Posted on July 27, 2017 If the thought of getting on a packed airplane for a getaway sounds like too much effort and expense, consider an easy...
Boston

Best of Boston

Best of Boston An insider’s guide for visitors   Posted on May 31, 2017 The idea of a week in Boston sounded wonderful, but as our departure date approached, I realized I didn’t have a clue...
Pueblo Bonito Pacifica

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Posted on May 23, 2017 I was dozing in my lounge chair last spring at an Orange County resort when I was awakened by hoots and hollers. Children, screaming like banshees,...
Kiwi Connection

Kiwi Connection

Kiwi Connection — Having an Authentic New Zealand Experience Posted on April 28, 2017 The sparkling blue lakes, glittering white glaciers, and majestic fjords of New Zealand are deservedly...