My Travels

January 22, 2019
Restaurant interior

The sights of colorful San Miguel de Allende

One of the delights of the lovely city of San Miguel de Allende is to simply wander about, taking in the sights, sounds, and colors of […]
January 17, 2019
San Miguel de Allende

A fantastic first day in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Last night I arrived back in San Miguel for my second stay but this time for four and a half months.  I will be staying at […]
November 15, 2018

Lunch in the Countryside and a visit to the Rio Laja, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

This past Sunday a delightful new friend who is a native of San Miguel, took me to lunch at a lovely place el Vergel Bistro and […]
November 14, 2018

San Miguel de Allende Days 2, 3 and 4.

I am settling in more each day to my fantastic Airbnb at Hidalgo 47 in the Centro region of San Miguel.  Although I am close to […]
November 6, 2018

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico Day 1.

Hello from the lovely colonial city of San Miguel de Allende, at 6000 ft. above sea level in the Sierra Madre Mountains 170 miles northwest of […]
November 6, 2018

The City of Irvine, the safest city in the USA and a great place to visit.

Located in Orange County, California the City of Irvine is home to the headquarters of some 48 US based companies as well as some 15 International […]
November 6, 2018

Anaheim, the economic juggernaut of Orange County, California and the home of Disneyland.

With a population of 340,000, Anaheim is the most populous city in Orange County and the 10th most populous city in the State of California.  Anaheim […]
October 29, 2018
Entrance to the Los Rios Historic District

Yes, the swallows do return to San Juan Capistrano and so should you!

San Juan Capistrano is the oldest continuously occupied residential area in California.  Long before the arrival of the Spanish and yes, the swallows too, the region was […]
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 […]