Travel and Leisure

  • A California Foodie Guide with 7 Great Places to Eat In Los Angeles
    Warning: This post will definitely make you hungry! I already told you about the 8 great neighborhoods I visited during my California vacay. Now I’m back to give you the lowdown on 7 great places where I dined in Los Angeles. When it comes to being a California foodie, L.A. offers an abundance of amazing restaurants ...
  • California Dreamin’: 8 Great Neighborhoods In Los Angeles That Are Worth Exploring
    As August comes to a close, I’ve been in a “California Dreamin’” kind of mood, so it’s a perfect time to catch up on the fab places I visited during my vacay in Los Angeles this year. I went out to California to see my son D who moved west last year for his dream ...
  • Best Baby Boomer Travel Blog Honors + A Grand Road Trip Finale at The Jefferson Hotel
    It’s always nice when my blog gets recognized in the blogosphere. It’s especially fulfilling when my travel writing is honored. I love to travel during my life after 50 — experience new places around the USA and around the world — and share those places with my readers and followers. Having more time to travel ...
  • Getting My Fill of History on a Best Ever Walking Tour of Charleston
    “What’s y’alls name?” asked our guide Cooper as we gathered near the harbor for  The Best Charleston History Tour. I had booked an AirBnb Experience in advance of Saturday morning when we would be in Charleston during my mother-daughter road trip home from Florida. My daughter A and I had enjoyed our first day exploring ...
  • A Fun and Memorable Mother-Daughter Road Trip Home From Florida
    It was March 31 and my last hours as a 2022 snowbird in Florida were coming to an end. My daughter A had arrived to accompany me on the drive home to New Jersey. I was excited for what I knew was going to be a fun and memorable mother-daughter road trip. We would ...
  • Taking Time to Celebrate the Beauty of Nature at Naples Botanical Garden
    When life stresses me out, I like to take time to escape into the outdoors. Sometimes it’s as simple as a walk in my neighborhood. Other times it might be more organized like a hike I did in the canyon last week while I was in California. Or as an extra special treat I get ...