Alaska is on many a vacation wish list. Cruising offers an easy way to cover a lot of ground in a short period of time. I could talk for hours about the long list of reasons you should visit Alaska.
For centuries, Augustinian sisters have called the historic site home, but facing declining numbers, the monastery was restored and adapted to offer hotel accommodations, opening its doors to guests in August 2015.
See the full review HERE.Continue reading “Unforgettable Hotels – Le Monastere des Augustines – Quebec”
We’re eating breakfast at a table topped with white linen, overlooking 3,200 acres of Ecuador’s Choco-Andean cloud forest. A colorful Choco toucan chirps in a nearby tree. “Nothing is impossible,” says our guide, Anderson, and I am inclined to believe him. Read more HERE.Continue reading “Travel Tuesday – Ecuadorian Rainforest”
This remarkable hotel – explora Valle Sagrado with unending views is located in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Unlike other hotels, the goal is getting guests off of the property, and exploring the area. See the full review HERE.
Check out my KRON4 segment on Carmel-by-the-Sea. Continue reading Take a getaway to Carmel-by-the-Sea
Pismo Beach and its neighbor Oceano are cities on California’s Central Coast. It’s known for its wineries and many beaches. Oceano Dunes is the only place in California to camp and drive right on the beach. The name Pismo comes from the Chumash language word for tar, which was gathered from tar springs in Price Canyon near Pismo Beach. The tar was a valuable product which the Chumash Indians used … Continue reading Travel Tuesday – Pismo Beach / Oceano Dunes
Say the words Machu Picchu, and even folks who have never been there, seem to get taken with a sense of excitement.
There’s a wow factor. Perched between the Andes and the Amazon, it’s a beautiful setting, with, one might say, a flair for the dramatic. And from the historical perspective many agree it’s the legacy of the Inca civilization. Exploring is fun, you will no doubt run into one of the nearly 20 resident llamas that not only seem to think nothing of all the visitors, but seem to have a knack for posing in pictures with them.
When many people think of seeing the Aurora Borealis they also envision frigid locations – thinking that being cold and seeing the Northern Lights go hand in hand. The good news is, you don’t have to always have winter weather. In Fairbanks, Alaska there are some amazing spots to take in the show, without needing snow.
Snorkeling provides one of the best opportunities to watch wildlife in the Galapagos Islands. Granted, I’ll admit I have a thing for being in the water, every time you put on a mask and snorkel you are rewarded in the Galapagos. Unlike diving it doesn’t require any special training or certification, you just need to be comfortable in the water.. Continue reading “Snorkeling the Galapagos Islands”
From sea lions to swimming lizards, everything you’ve heard about the Galapagos Islands is true. It’s a once in a lifetime trip.