Destinations

Haight Ashbury

Haight Ashbury: Peace and Love Revisited

It’s the Summer of Loves 50th Anniversary! That’s right, it has been 50 years since the flower children gathered on the corner of Haight Ashbury seeking peace a...
Muir Woods

Muir Woods: California’s Emerald Forest

Muir Woods National Monument is 240 acres of protected Redwoods. The land was purchased by William Kent in 1905 and donated to the Federal Government. It became...
Sausalito

Postcards from Sausalito California

Sausalito is a seaside town directly across from San Francisco with amazing views of the Bay, Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. The town is full of artists and c...
Bran-Castle

Bran Castle: Finding Dracula in Romania

I have always wanted to visit Transylvania at Halloween. I imagine the Gothic Bran Castle sitting high on its 200-foot rock with a full moon behind it, a little...
Basel-Christmas

Christmas in Basel

Basel (Boz-ul) is the third largest city in Switzerland and has a lot to offer. It is a cultural center and is well known for its museums, theater and music.  B...
Lucerne-Switzerland

Postcards from Lucerne Switzerland

There are some places that are on Instagram so often you feel as though it is mandatory to visit. If there was a reward for the prettiest country, Switzerland w...
Brasov-Romania

Postcards from Brasov Romania

Brasov has a well preserved medieval old town and is a popular tourist destination in Transylvania. The Council Square consists of the Town Hall, a large founta...
Death-Valley

Death Valley is Full of Beautiful Extremes

I have drove across California’s Mojave Desert many times on my way to Las Vegas. It’s a horrible drive. I complain the whole time. At some point I will say: “I...
Peles-Castle

Peles Castle is a Romanian Treasure

I love castles!  I love palaces too! Peles Castle in Romania feels like a palace.  I love to gaze at all the beautiful museum quality ‘stuff’ and imagine myself...