So Many Reasons To Fall In Love With Clearwater Beach

Glorious sunshine by day and picturesque sunsets at dusk, miles of pearly white sugar sand beaches, clear blue gulf waters, an abundance of restaurants with fresh fish and seafood, and luxurious resorts with gulf coast views — there are so many reasons to fall … Continue reading

So Much To Explore and Do In St. Pete’s Vibrant Downtown

As a former New Yorker, I love exploring new cities whenever I travel. That’s why I so enjoyed my first visit to St. Petersburg, Florida. St. Pete has the best of both worlds – the beautiful beaches on the Gulf Coast … Continue reading

My Travels On “Rhineland Discovery” – A Delight for the Senses

“We would like to see if you would be interested in beginning a conversation about a potential press trip in 2016,” said the Viking River Cruises PR team last December. “OMG, OMG, OMG!,” I said to my boyfriend L. “Last year’s … Continue reading

My Fabulous Vacation to Italy: Paradise Awaits in Positano

Can’t wait to share more stories about my family vacation to Italy. If you haven’t left for Rome and Florence after reading my earlier posts, you’ll definitely be booking your trip once you read, or rather view, what paradise awaits in Positano. A … Continue reading

My Fabulous Vacation to Italy: A Fun Day In Florence

On Sunday, we headed off on a day trip from Rome during my family vacation to Italy this past June. Despite rainy weather, our train from Termini Station to Santa Maria Novella Station took about 90 minutes. We bought roundtrip tickets in the machine with … Continue reading

My Fabulous Vacation To Italy: More To See In Rome

If you didn’t buy your ticket to Italy after my last blog post (First Stop Rome), I think this one will make you hit the purchase button. Rome was the first stop on a fabulous family vacation to Italy this … Continue reading

My Fabulous Vacation To Italy: First Stop Rome

Are you ready for a world wind tour of Rome? By the time you finish reading this post you’ll want to book your ticket. Rome was the first stop on a fabulous family vacation to Italy this past June. It was an … Continue reading

My Foodie Favorites At The 2016 Fancy Food Show

A few weeks ago, I went to the 2016 Summer Fancy Food Show at the Javits Center NYC. As a post 50 foodie, I gravitate toward wellness trends. In my mind that includes dark chocolate (which BTW is supposedly filled with healthful benefits) … Continue reading

Gluten-Free Snacks That Are Great For Spring Munchies

Finally the weather is warming up. I am so ready to get back outdoors after a long winter. According to my ayurvedic studies, it’s good to put your feet on the earth every day. This is a challenging task when … Continue reading

My Foodie Retirement Project: “1000 Foods To Eat Before You Die”

If you’re a foodie like me, you’ll want to go get a copy of 1000 Foods To Eat Before You Die, by Mimi Sheraton. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed reading Mimi’s restaurant reviews in The New York Times, and her articles in food and … Continue reading