The TSA…our opinion on the airport security providers is mixed. One one hand, they diligently inspect each passenger and bag passing through security, making sure there are no items that would allow travelers to carry out nefarious acts against fellow passengers or terrorist attacks. On the other hand, we’ve all seen new stories on weapons
Yep, you read that correctly. I landed a big smooch on a 35 ton ballena’s schnoz in Mexico’s San Ignacio Lagoon. Gray whales begin migrating from Alaska’s Bering Sea in January to give birth to their calves in the warm Pacific Ocean off Baja. The beautiful behemoths winter roughly 550 miles south of San Diego,
A two hour ferry ride north of Seattle are the San Juan Islands The archipelago is closer to Canada than the United States. Of the 125 small atolls, three welcome outlanders – Orcas, the namesake island San Juan, and Lopez. Spring, summer and fall are the popular months. A Labor Day weekend visit with my
San Diego’s 13th annual restaurant week starts Sunday, January 15, 2017. For eight days, 180 restaurants across the county from South Bay to La Mesa and Oceanside to Fallbrook will roll out the red carpet offering their culinary repertoire. Prix-fixe menus allow indulgent rewards for a fraction of the usual fare. Three course dinners cost
Thanks Elaine Masters for interviewing me about my 800-mile walk to visit California’s 21 missions along El Camino Real. So fun you brought your radio equipment to Mission Bay in San Diego and we gabbed on the grass by the waters edge! We talked about why I hiked, how I trained & more. Listen here…
GIVEAWAY! I’m teaming up with ReboundTag to give away one of my favorite travel essentials! Losing luggage is a big hassle. We can’t always take a carry on; sometimes it’s necessary to check larger bags. When this is the case, the ReboundTag will put your mind at ease. Founded in Great Britain, the tag has
Las Vegas isn’t just for gambling anymore. Seriously creative artists display their work in galleries, hotels, and outdoor parks along The Strip. Exhibits’ diverse mediums appeal to the masses. It’s free to enjoy and gives the metropolis a bit of panache. Here are a few places I visited on my recent visit to Sin City.
Situated on 3,000 sun-dappled acres 25 miles east of Ensenada is Mexico’s wine country — Valle de Guadalupe. The valley produces 90% of the country’s vino. Orchards yield Petite Sirah, Chenin Blanc, and Nebbiolo stellar enough to rival their contemporaries in Europe, making it a popular destination. But, it’s not just the grapes attracting visitors.
A highlight for me when visiting Antigua, Guatemala this summer was Valhalla Macadamia Nut Farm. It was opened in 1985 by an expat fire fighter and his wife. Their purpose was to introduce a sustainable income to the local people. After touring the five acres, I’d say the project is a big success. Peek inside……………
I was thrilled to contribute to USA Today’s article on emotional-support dogs in planes. Airlines are asking the FAA to tighten the laws. Both passenger and crew members are championing for this to happen. More stringent rules in the legitimacy of the service animal would be a good place to start. A few passenger’s stories…