Fjord Alaska

Alaska The Last Frontier

Long before the phrase “bucket list” became part of American pop culture I had already made up my mind that Alaska would be on my list. Why Alaska? I contemplated that question,…

La Fortuna Costa Rica

Costa Rica – Pura Vida!

For the better part of the past decade friends and family kept singing the virtues of Costa Rica. Michael, you’ve got to visit Costa Rica. Trust me one said, “You won’t want…
Zion modern kitchen

Elaborate Eats On St Croix

The food scene on the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands, is evolving with new and fashionable restaurants that offer exotic farm-to-table meals. At the recently concluded 47th annual…

My Kenya Adventure

I had always wanted to go to the Maasai Mari, short for Maasai Mari National Reserve in Kenya. The reserve is contiguous to the famous Serengeti in neighboring Tanzania. For reasons I…

On Your Face: Eyewear for Trendy Travelers

The VisionExpo recently entered New York (at Javits) with thousands of vendors displaying millions of eyewear collections. Whether you are on a budget or able to spend thousands of dollars on spectacles,…