My Viking Journey: A Visit To Cyprus & The Goddess of Love

This week is Valentine’s Day, a perfect time to take you to Petra tou Romiou in Cyprus, also know as Aphrodite’s Rock, where legend says that the Cypriot goddess of love and beauty first stepped on land after waves carried … Continue reading

A Fun Family Retreat To St Pete For My 60th Birthday!

“Where do you want to go for your 60th birthday?” asked my daughter A and son D last year when we were planning our family getaway for my milestone year. Since my birthday falls in January, I knew I wanted … Continue reading

My Viking Journey: A Visit To The Beautiful Island of Mykonos

It’s so cold outside that I’m going to click my slippers three times and see if they will take me back to the beautiful Greek island of Mykonos. Join me as I reminisce about the luxurious Viking Star ocean liner and my Viking … Continue reading

My Viking Journey: A World of Ancient Treasures in Athens

It was day two on the luxurious Viking Star ocean liner on my Viking journey to the Cities of Antiquity & The Holy Land. My boyfriend L and I were traveling courtesy of Viking Cruises.* Our first port of call was Piraeus, one of the biggest ports in … Continue reading

My First-Ever Ocean Cruise On The Luxurious “Viking Star”

Are you ready? It’s time to embark, as I share highlights from my journey aboard my first-ever ocean cruise on the luxurious Viking Star. It was a “star-studded” 15-days traveling courtesy of Viking Cruises.* My lucky, lucky boyfriend L was my companion for … Continue reading

More Fun Things To See and Do In Portland

Hopefully by now you read my post about my first day visiting popular places in Portland, Oregon. Could my Day Two top it? Yep, yep, yep. Long time friends S and her sister B, who were tour guides for my stay in … Continue reading

A Glorious Day Exploring Popular Places In Portland

I promised I would tell you more about my trip to Portland, Oregon and I’m staying true to my word. If you read my previous post about the 10 reasons you need to visit hip and cool Portland, you know how … Continue reading

10 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Hip and Cool Portland

Having arrived in Portland following three wonderful days in The Tualatin Valley (Oregon’s wine country), I knew I was going to love this city from the minute I stepped into the artsy Inn at Northrup Station Hotel in the Northwest part of town. The team from Travel Portland … Continue reading

A Beautiful Cycling Adventure on the Banks-Vernonia State Trail

It was my last day in The Tualatin Valley of Oregon, courtesy of The Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA),* and I was looking forward to a cycling adventure on the Banks-Vernonia State Trail. The Banks-Vernonia State Trail is one of Oregon’s Regional Trails … Continue reading

Enjoying A Day of Tasting and Touring In The Tualatin Valley

The sun was shining for day two in The Tualatin Valley, during my visit to Oregon’s Wine Country last month. My trip was courtesy of The Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA).* Jackie, a member of the WCVA team, picked me up early … Continue reading