SE Asia – Hello Vietnam!

17 hours of flying time…a day ahead…14 hours of time change…we have arrived. The next adventure lies ahead in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam after many hours of flying, flight delays and the normal gamut of travel trials and tribulations.  Asiana Airlines was very accommodating for the late departure, providing free beverages and snacks in […]

Montmartre and Sacre Couer

Most known for the Sacré Couer with its history dating from the late 1800’s and its glorious view of all of Paris, Montmartre boasts of many artists, bars and restaurants and draws thousands of tourists each year.  Take a walk throughout this safe area and explore the small local shops.  There are specialty stores for […]

Best Adventure Tour EVER…

Vallarta Adventures…I read about it on the internet.  I didn’t really believe the reviews.  Outdoor Adventure was supposed to be the best tour ever – I read several reviews all agreeing how great it was.  Since there was a zip line involved…I thought why not? I’m not dead yet. Our trip started at 10am…well more like […]

Next trip – Puerto Vallarta

I decided that I didn’t need to be such an overachiever this trip – HAHA!  At least I don’t intend to blog every single day since mostly what I’m doing is relaxing and breathing.  It was time to listen to the sound of the waves, sleep in and unwind from the recent stresses of life. […]

Aerial Tram

No trip to Palm Springs would be considered complete without a trip up the Aerial Tram.  From the top of the world you can see for miles around and on a clear day see three states from the top!  It’s pretty incredible and an experience you should not miss.  There are many ways to approach […]

Temecula, CA – Ever heard of it?

Ever heard of Temecula?  Been there?  Do you know about this hidden gem in southern California? Just a short distance from Palm Springs, San Diego, Los Angeles and Orange County is theTemecula Valley Wine Country. With more than 30 wineries currently, this wine country offers boutique and full service wine resorts that are friendly, relaxed […]

Maui Closing Thoughts

As the trip winds down, we spent our final day visiting Ka’anapoli Beach for a short while before packing up and checking out of our room.  It was a relaxing and busy ten days for us.  Touring the entire island and participating in a variety of activities was fun and exciting.  It will be a […]

Off the Beaten Path Maui

If you are looking for something different than the normal tourist path, consider a breakfast or lunch at O’o Farms.  There is a huge potential for the right group experience and the farm folks are educating more people everyday to sustainable gardening and GMO, organic produce.  They raise crops to support all of their restaurants […]

Maui – Day 3

Napili Bay and more! Maui can be experience in big chunks or little ones depending on how much time you have for your vacation.  While we were away much of the day, the pace was slow and relaxing.  From our location in Kahuna, we headed to the north just a couple of miles and found […]

Maui – Blowhole Hike and more!

Day 1 in Maui The Northern Coastline of Maui is a drive worth taking.  From whale watching to snorkeling, an adventure awaits at every turn.  Take time to smell the roses as you drive along this scenic route. Coffee and breakfast started the day with what is said to be a regular occurrence – a […]