Travel

Finding the Right Travel Partner

Now that you are part of the Baby Boomer generation or close to it, you may have the freedom to travel and be able to leave your home at...

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10 Great Hacks for Holiday Travel

“The major advantage of domestic travel is that, with a few exceptions such as Miami, most domestic locations are conveniently...

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FC Live from the Carnival Liberty Cruise Ship

Have you ever wanted to take a cruise, but just weren’t sure if it was really something you’d want to do or not? Or do you...

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10 Tips on Becoming the Perfect Houseguest

“Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.” ―Benjamin Franklin I lived in Laguna Beach, California and hosted many...

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You Might be a Cruise Addict if …

They say if you have an addiction it’s best to admit it. Vocalize it. Get out of denial. As a matter of fact with a little Google help, I...

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The Importance of Being Still and the Get Up and Go

My four year old son asked, “Are we up in the air yet?” With the certainty of a frequent flyer his twin sister responded,...

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4 Makeup Must-Haves When You Travel

Planning a trip? Let me help you pack. Here’s the challenge… it’s hard to have that romantic “it’s all about the journey”...

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A Case for Volunteer Travel

Pack your bags, you’re going on a guilt trip. Many of us have resorted to spend time with our families. This resort style vacation with...

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A Trip Through the Lone Star State

My recent trip to my friend Connie’s ranch in Blanco, Texas was quite the experience. The Hill Country Texans are a breed unto...

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Spooky stuff: Bella Vista Lodge, Dominical, Costa Rica

For three idyllic years, from 2010 through 2013, I was the proprietor of Bella Vista Lodge on Costa Rica’s southern Pacific Coast,...

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The Sophisticated Traveler Costa Rica Style

Trends in international travel are changing, drastically.  I experienced this first hand as proprietor of Bella Vista Lodge in Dominical,...

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