Train travel has come a long way, as you’ll hear in my interview on America Trends Podcast about riding the rails. We start with a conversation about a vintage train excursion in Amish country and then lay down tracks about the possibilities for those who want a few hours of escape or others who would
It was an absolute blast talking with Jim Christina & Bobbi Bell on L.A. Talk Radio’s The Writer’s Block! Their show is a series of conversations with writers of fiction, non fiction, music, poetry, history and, well pretty much whatever people write and for what reasons.They both have great sense of humors. We chatted about my
The brand, shiny new California Frontier podcast asked me to be their first guest. Producer Damian Bacich read my book about the mission walk and wanted to interview the woman crazy enough to WALK 800 miles😜. What prompted me to hit the trail? What challenges did I meet along the way? Do I have a
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,
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.