My Travels

September 17, 2018

Laguna Woods Village Part 2

I had so much to tell you and so many photos that I decided to divide all of that information up into two blog posts of […]
September 13, 2018
Orange County, California

Laguna Woods, California My Amazing Hometown

Located just west of Laguna Beach in the heart of South Orange County, California, The City of Laguna Woods is home to the premier active adult […]
August 13, 2018
Welcome sign

My Hometown of Laguna Woods and my neighbors in Orange County, California.

May 25, 2018

An amazing lunch at the Two Star Restaurant Flaveur in Nice, France.

I have not had a meal like the one I had at Restaurant Flaveur in Nice, France yesterday.  Of the “fancy restaurant” meals that I have […]
May 22, 2018
Chateau building, winery of Chateau Sainte-Rosaline

My last day in the amazing Department of the Var in Southern France

It was with some sadness that I departed the fantastic Hotel du Castellet on Saturday May 19, 2018 but I certainly did not anticipate the wonderful […]
May 21, 2018
Restaurant Christophe Bracquie'

Christophe Bacquie’ and the magnificent Hotel du Castellet in the Department of the Var, France.

As I mentioned in my last post, I decided to divide my blogs about my visit to the French Department of the Var into more than […]
May 21, 2018
Charles DeGaulle Aircraft Carrier

Three star dining and visit to Le Var region, France.

I bet you never heard of the Var or Le Var region of France but if I mentioned St. Tropez you would probably know that, right?  […]
May 14, 2018

La Vielle Ville or Old Town Nice, France.

Saturday May 12, 2018 was a day for exploring the old town or Vielle Ville of the lovely city of Nice, France. and a bright sunny […]
May 13, 2018

Breakfast with Emma and guests in Nice, France.

Airbnb has begun a new service in which they propose various activities nearby a region where one has rented one of their properties.  I chose to […]
May 10, 2018

Siena, Italy home of the famous Palio horse race and fabulous art, architecture and history.

Siena is a lovely and historic city in Tuscany, home to a total population of about 53,000, according to a 2016 census.  The city center is […]
May 9, 2018

Lucca, Italy a relatively unknown gem in the very well known region of Tuscany.

I bet that you have never heard of the old Medieval town of Lucca, Italy and before my excellent driver and tour operator Patrick Rossi recommended […]
May 6, 2018

Portovenere, The Bay of Poets and Lerici, Italy

Yesterday and today saw me travel from Alassio to La Spezia at the apex of the so-called Bay of Poets and then down the northeastern side […]
May 5, 2018

Alassio Liguria, Italy.

Liguria is a region in Italy at the bend in the shoreline at the Northeast corner of the “boot” of the country and is bordered by […]
May 3, 2018

Menton, France May 3, 2018

Hello from my favorite French town, Menton, on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea, just east of Monaco and just west of Italy.  I wanted to […]
April 26, 2018
Laguna Beach, California.

Laguna Beach, California offers surf, sand, sun and lots of art and culture too.

Sun, Sand, Surf and Culture in Laguna Beach, California Nestled on the California coast between Los Angeles and San Diego sits the amazingly cultural city of […]
April 25, 2018
Laguna Woods, California

My home, the beautiful Laguna Woods Village in Orange County, Southern California

Before I depart for France and Italy in a few days, I thought I would tell you a bit about the community in which I live.  […]