February 11, 2019
San Miguel de Allende

Nomada Cocina de Interpretacion: A fantastic restaurant find in San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende presents such a profusion of restaurants that it is very hard to make a selection.  Of course, as one would expect in […]
January 14, 2019
Pancho's Restaurant

Birthday #80 in the rear-view mirror

Yes, it is over and I survived until #80 and beyond.  What a wonderful celebration with my three children and 5 or my 6 grandchildren.  My […]
January 14, 2019
Maple leaf on purple background

San Miguel de Allende on the horizon but first #80!

I have vacated my condominium in Laguna Woods, CA to begin my slow-motion trip to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to culminate in my flight from […]
October 1, 2018
Orange County, California

Laguna Beach my neighbor to the west with sun, sand, surf and lots of 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 […]
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 […]
April 19, 2018

Exciting New Adventures and Recommendations Ahead

Hello everyone!  Things are definitely heating up for travel and recommendations for the remainder of 2018.  My plan is to have several new posts per month […]
March 22, 2018

Healthcare at ORMC and the Pulse Nightclub Orlando, Florida

Hello from lovely Orlando, Florida home of Disney World, Epcot Center, Universal and many other theme park attractions.  My visit however has other things in mind, […]
November 30, 2017

An astonishing night stricly by coincidence in London.

What an amazing and completely unexpected night I had last night here in London.  My ticket for the BBC Symphony put me in the balcony but […]
November 24, 2017

Black Friday 2017 in London.

It is 12:20 pm here on Whitecross Street, Borough of Islington, often referred to as Shoreditch in the City of London on “Black Friday” but you […]
November 18, 2017

Hello from London

I apologize for the lag between my last post from France and my first post from London, where I have been since Thursday early evening.  I […]
November 13, 2017

Alassio, Italy in the Province of Savona and the Liguria region.

This past Saturday, November 11, 2018 I made the 95 KM (about 57 mile) trip from Menton, France to the lovely Italian resort town of Alassio, […]