Travel and Leisure

  • How to Have a Perfect Long Weekend filled with PRIDE in Provincetown, MA
    A few weeks ago, I celebrated PRIDE Month with my LGBTQ+ family and friends during a weekend in Provincetown, Massachusetts. As the tourism team says: “Provincetown is a favorite LGBTQ+ destination.” Known for its “bohemian culture,” it’s a welcoming place that “celebrates individuality and freedom of expression.” It was my first time visiting and ...
  • How to Indulge and Get “Bougie” in the Paradise of Palm Springs, California
    It was Memorial Day weekend 2024 and I was primed for a relaxing 4-day weekend getaway in the paradise of Palm Springs, California. I would be going with my daughter A, son D and daughter-in-law S, for what would become a very “bougie” vacay. (Note regarding “bougie” which appears several times in this blog post it’s ...
  • A Glorious Day Exploring the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina
    I felt like I was being transported into the Gilded Age when I stepped onto the grounds of the Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina. It was a glorious day with a bright blue sky and very warm temps — perfect for exploring the mansion and the breathtaking outdoor gardens of the estate where the wealthy ...
  • Three Great Restaurants To Try In The Amazing Culinary “Foodtopia” of Asheville, North Carolina
    In my last blog post, I told you about my 2024 mother-daughter road trip after my snowbird stay in Florida this winter. One of our favorite stops from the Sunshine State to the Garden State was in Asheville, North Carolina. As two foodies, my daughter A and I were in heaven when it came to ...
  • From Sunshine to the Garden State: The Memorable Story of Our 2024 Mother-Daughter Road Trip
    I’m excited to tell you about my 2024 mother-daughter road trip home after my snowbird stay in Florida this winter. On the last day of March, my daughter A and I headed out on the open highways from the Sunshine State to the Garden State. This year we stopped in Savannah, Georgia; Asheville, North Carolina; ...
  • Exploring Naples’ Culinary Scene: My Florida 2024 Foodie Adventures
    Warning: This blog post may make you hungry! In my last post, I recapped my 2024 snowbird stay in Southwest Florida. Today I’m going to share my foodie adventures exploring Naples culinary scene. Ooh, ooh, ooh, I did a lot of eating at restaurants and cafes in Naples and Bonita Springs this winter. Both neighboring towns have ...