Travel and Leisure

  • It’s All Casual at These 8 Great Places to Eat in Naples Florida
    Warning: Don’t read this post if you’re hungry! Last year, I shared 8 Great Places to Eat in Naples Florida. As you may know if you’ve been keeping up with me in 2022, I spent my winter as a snowbird in Bonita Springs. Bonita is right next to Naples. Being the foodie that I am, I ...
  • Finding My Positive Juju as a Snowbird in Bonita Springs
    I’m back from my three-month stay in Southwest Florida and I have to tell you that I’m still emanating from the positive juju I felt during my time as a snowbird in Bonita Springs. Ooh, ooh, ooh, I can’t wait to tell you about my stay – from forming new friendships with amazing post 50 women ...
  • Love Italy? You’ll Want to Read My Interview with Maria Pasquale about “HOW TO BE ITALIAN”
    I truly LOVE Italy. My last trip to Italy was in 2019, the year before the pandemic started. Can’t wait to go back again — maybe next year. It’s one of my favorite places to travel. While I’ve visited Rome, Florence, Cinque Terre, Positano and Sicily, there are many more places in Italy I want ...
  • Fun Things To See and Do On a Quick Trip to Historic Savannah
    Ever since I saw Gone With The Wind with my nana M when I was a child, I’ve wanted to visit Savannah, Georgia. That’s why I was pleased this past winter when my BFF M and I decided to make a stopover there during our road trip to Florida. We spent 1.5 days in Savannah’s ...
  • It’s Time to Recap My 2022 Road Trip To Florida
    “The car is packed and we’re ready to go,” I said to my traveling companion BFF M as we prepared to head out on our girls’ road trip to Florida. Friends since high school, M and I have known each other for 50 years and now here we were, five decades later with more wisdom ...
  • 5 Great Places to Eat in San Diego Beach Towns
    While I may be in a different sunny state this winter, I promised to tell you about the places I dined during my first post-pandemic vacation to San Diego. It was a grand and glorious trip with my sister N last fall and I love reminiscing about our stay. San Diego and each of ...