Summer vacation season is officially underway and cruising seems to be more popular than ever. And the debut of more new cruise ships means travelers can sail to ports around the world like never before.
Long, sunny weekends are popular times for folks to head out of town, but Bay Area residents need to stick close to home this summer, at least for a few days. Everyone likes to getaway, myself included, but don’t forget to take advantage of your own backyard. Memorial Day weekend serves as the kickoff for summer, and this year it seems like there’s even more must dos on the list.
Nicknamed “The Garden Isle,” Kauai is known for lush, tropical foliage and beaches. It’s a great destination to have a relaxing vacation of doing nothing. That said, if you’ve got a sense of adventure, you can have a lot of fun seeing the best Kauai has to offer.
I’m an aisle seat kind of airplane flier. I like getting up and stretching my legs, without feeling like I am inconveniencing those around me. But the aisle seat means missing the window seat views. On a recent trip from San Francisco to Kauai I lucked out with extra space and views on Hawaiian Airlines.
Everyone has their own must haves when they travel. For me good shoes are at the top of the list.
Spring is here. Time to start taking advantage of those weekends. If you live close to Northern California wine country, it’s a timely reminder of all the great getaway spots we have around the Bay Area. If you’re traveling from a distance, it’s the time of year that will convince you to book a trip. Spring break is winding down and summer vacation still seems … Continue reading Northern California Wine Country Getaways
I’m an aisle seat kind of girl. I need to be able to get up and move around. But I also know there are times that I miss out on some of the best views the scenic skies have to offer. On a recent trip from Sonoma County, California to Montego Bay, Jamaica, relatively empty flights, offered the best of both worlds. Sunsets and space are a winning combination!
The boys of summer are back.
Baseball Spring Training 2016 is officially underway and Cactus League fans are packing their bags and heading to the Greater Phoenix area to cheer on their favorite teams. The Valley of the Sun boats 15 MLB teams and 10 stadiums, but playing in the desert isn’t limited to baseball fields. Continue reading “Hit a Spring Training Home Run in the Arizona Desert”
Long weekends in winter are perfect for sneaking out of town for a quick getaway. If you’re craving snow now’s the time to visit Telluride. Sixty-one inches in six days. That’s the kind of snowfall Telluride saw during the Christmas and New Year holidays.
I always ask for an aisle seat when I fly. It’s more comfortable to me and I like the freedom of being able to get up without bothering those around me. But every now and then I wind up in a window seat.. and I’m reminded of the perks that come it.