Travel and Leisure

  • My First Visit To Greece: Sea-Worthy Adventures in Santorini   My first trip to Greece with my sister N and daughter A would soon be coming to an end. Thankfully, we saved our sea-worthy adventures in Santorini for the later part of the week, including a trip to the Perissa black beach and a sunset catamaran cruise around the island. Breakfast and a Visit to the Black ...
  • My First Visit To Greece: Enjoying A Wine and Food Tour In Santorini Are you ready to hear about my culinary explorations and libations in Santorini? While a few months have passed since returning from my first-ever trip to Greece with my daughter A and sister N, I so love reminiscing about our travels. A Fabulous Wine and Food Tour in Santorini It was mid-week in Santorini and A and I were ...
  • My First Visit To Greece: Soaking In The Splendors of Santorini Now that the weekend was behind us and we had experienced city life in Athens, it was time to spend a week soaking in the splendors of Santorini. My first trip to Greece with my sister N and daughter A was about to get even better. We packed our bags and headed for the Athens airport for a ...
  • A Fun Fashionista Day At The MET Costume Exhibition I know I promised my next post about my travels to Santorini. Don’t worry it’s coming soon. This week, I wanted to take a break from Greece to bring you highlights from my fun day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) Costume Exhibition. Being a fashionista at heart (although I now wear yoga leggings most days), ...
  • My First Visit To Greece: Climbing To The Top Of The Acropolis It was day two of my first visit to Greece with my sister N and daughter A. As I mentioned in my previous post, “The Amazing Old World of Athens,” we were spending a weekend in Athens and then going for a week’s vacation on the island of Santorini. It was a hot and sunny Saturday. We woke ...
  • My First Trip To Greece: The Amazing Old World of Athens “Let’s plan a trip to Greece,” said my daughter A the day after we arrived home from our summer 2016 family vacation to Italy. “I want to go to Greece,” followed my sister N. They didn’t have to twist my arm for me to say “yes” or “ne” as they say in Greek. I love feta cheese, ...
  • Exploring Fun Things To Do In Clearwater Beach   During my travels to Clearwater Beach, Florida, last month, my boyfriend L and I had a chance to explore the area for five glorious days courtesy of The City of Clearwater.* If you haven’t yet read my initial blog post, “So Many Reasons To Fall in Love With Clearwater Beach,” be sure to check it out. Clearwater ...
  • 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 in love with Clearwater Beach. It’s easy to see why this Florida spot has won multiple accolades ...
  • “Welkom” to the Beauty of the Philadelphia Flower Show Welkom to my blog this week where I share beauty from the 2017 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show. I welcome you in Dutch because this year’s Flower Show celebrates “Holland: Flowering the World.” According to Philadelphia Horticultural Society (PHS): “No other country is as well know for its floral industry as the Netherlands, which fills the world with color.” Having traveled to Amsterdam ...
  • Where Do You Want To Travel During Your Life After 50? From my visit to The New York Times Travel Show held at the Jacob K. Javits Center, N.Y.C. in January, it’s clear that boomers are a prime audience for many destinations. From Costa Rica to California, from Florida to the Philippines, from Morocco to Martinique, and everywhere else you can take a plane, ship, train or drive to visit, ...